Animation brings the loons.
It really does. What is it about animation that attracts the absolute nut jobs? Find anyone who has been in the business for any length of time and you'll find they'll either have loads of stories of people melting down and going crazy, or they're the subject of some of those stories themselves.
I guess a lot of us have 'creative' personalities. Creative as in volatile. Emotional. Temperamental.
And we're geeks in a way but, let's face it, animation or art college is not a hangout for the intellectual. So we're nerds without the smarts to back it up. To add substance.
Putting that together with a career path that has you sitting at a desk all day, immersed in the actions of a cartoon character, making films one frame at a time (the height of insanity) with nobody to interact with but those like you and, well, is it any wonder that so many of us are totally and utterly bonkers?