The second photo is a paparazzi shot that ended up in tabloids and magazines. In his revealing Facebook post, which you should read in its entirety, the actor explains that he was actually suicidal at the time it was taken.
"I've struggled with depression since childhood," explains Miller on Facebook. "It's a battle that's cost me time, opportunities, relationships, and a thousand sleepless nights. In 2010, at the lowest point in my adult life, I was looking everywhere for relief/comfort/distraction. And I turned to food. It could have been anything. Drugs. Alcohol. Sex. But eating became the one thing I could look forward to. Count on to get me through."
Despite the pain the photo caused him, Miller writes that he's glad the photo is still around.
"The first time I saw this meme pop up in my social media feed, I have to admit, it hurt to breathe," he writes. "But as with everything in life, I get to assign meaning. And the meaning I assign to this/my image is Strength. Healing. Forgiveness."
The LAD Bible posted an apology to Miller on their Facebook page today. "We posted two pictures of you last night to our Facebook page, but today we want to say we’ve got this very, very wrong," they wrote. "Mental health is no joke or laughing matter."
Is there a lesson to be learned here? Maybe to think twice before sharing that cruel meme in the future -- you never know the story behind it.
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Dan Jackson is a staff writer at Thrillist Entertainment. He's on Twitter: @danielvjackson.