Jessica Marais works as a waitress at a Sydney café after quitting acting to focus on mental health – What We Know!

New career: Logie-winning actress Jessica Marais (pictured at the 2017 Logies) is now working as a waitress at a Sydney café, four years after quitting acting to focus on her mental health

Jessica Marais has discovered herself a shocking new profession, virtually 4 years after stepping away from appearing to give attention to her psychological well being.

The Logie-winning actress, 37, recognized for starring in hit TV reveals The Mistaken Lady and Love Little one, is now working as a waitress at Gordons Cafe in Clovelly, in Sydney’s japanese suburbs.

The café, on the nook of Seaside Avenue and Clovelly Highway, is only a stone’s throw away from Jessica’s dwelling.

New profession: Logie-winning actress Jessica Marais (pictured on the 2017 Logies) is now working as a waitress at a Sydney café, 4 years after quitting appearing to give attention to her psychological well being

It is usually near her favorite swimming spot, Gordons Bay.

The Magic Metropolis star is flourishing in her new job, with a buyer telling New Concept she was ‘pleasant’ and regarded ‘actually glad’ throughout a latest go to.

Marais stepped away from appearing in late 2018 however regarded set to make a comeback in 2020 when she joined the solid of Again to the Rafters, the Amazon Prime Video reboot of beloved Channel Seven drama Packed to the Rafters.

Star service! Marais, 37, known for starring in hit TV shows The Wrong Girl and Love Child, works as a waitress at Gordons Cafe in Clovelly, Sydney. Pictured with her boyfriend Jake Holly

Star service! Marais, 37, recognized for starring in hit TV reveals The Mistaken Lady and Love Little one, works as a waitress at Gordons Cafe in Clovelly, Sydney. Pictured together with her boyfriend Jake Holly

She was on account of reprise her function as Rachel Rafter, the character she had performed from 2008 till 2013 within the authentic Seven collection, however pulled out on the final minute.

Marais’ former co-star Angus McLaren, who performed Nathan Rafter, instructed Each day Mail Australia earlier this 12 months she was ‘doing properly’.

‘Yeah we undoubtedly missed her on set, however the advantage of Jess is she lived fairly near me after I was in Sydney,’ he stated.

Order up! The Magic City star is flourishing in her new job, with a customer telling New Idea she was 'friendly' and looked 'really happy' during a recent visit. Pictured: Gordon Cafe

Order up! The Magic Metropolis star is flourishing in her new job, with a buyer telling New Concept she was ‘pleasant’ and regarded ‘actually glad’ throughout a latest go to. Pictured: Gordon Cafe

‘So I truly obtained to see her. I actually have a whole lot of love for Jess.’

‘It will’ve been nice to work together with her. She’s definitely a type of individuals who brings a very good vibe to the set.’ 

Marais has had a troublesome few years.

Quit: Marais stepped away from acting in late 2018 but looked set to make a comeback in 2020 when she joined the cast of Back to the Rafters, the Amazon Prime Video reboot of beloved Channel Seven drama Packed to the Rafters. (Pictured: The cast of Packed to the Rafters)

Give up: Marais stepped away from appearing in late 2018 however regarded set to make a comeback in 2020 when she joined the solid of Again to the Rafters, the Amazon Prime Video reboot of beloved Channel Seven drama Packed to the Rafters. (Pictured: The solid of Packed to the Rafters)

The mom of 1, who suffers from bipolar dysfunction, was unable to attend the Logie Awards in July 2018 as a result of she was receiving remedy for ‘pressing’ points at The Well being Clinic, a psychological well being facility in Bronte.

Whereas in remedy, she attended every day counselling classes and had entry to nurses, psychiatrists and psychologists. 

Marais reportedly adopted a detox and internal well being program, with inpatient packages averaging $25,000 for a month.

No show: Marais, who suffers from bipolar disorder, was unable to attend the Logie Awards in July 2018 because she was receiving treatment for 'urgent' issues at a mental health facility in Bronte. (Pictured at the Logie Nominations Party on the Gold Coast on May 27, 2018)

No present: Marais, who suffers from bipolar dysfunction, was unable to attend the Logie Awards in July 2018 as a result of she was receiving remedy for ‘pressing’ points at a psychological well being facility in Bronte. (Pictured on the Logie Nominations Celebration on the Gold Coast on Might 27, 2018)

In September 2018, the South African-born star introduced she was pulling out of Channel 9 present Dangerous Moms a month earlier than it was scheduled to start filming.

‘Jessica has determined to step away from appearing for the rest of 2018 to give attention to her well being and spend time together with her household,’ her supervisor stated on the time. 

In July 2019, it was introduced Marais would return to screens in Halifax: Retribution, a reboot of ’90s drama Halifax f.p., starring alongside Rebecca Gibney and Anthony LaPaglia.

Reboot: In July 2019, it was announced Marais would return to screens in Halifax: Retribution, a reboot of '90s drama Halifax f.p., starring alongside Rebecca Gibney and Anthony LaPaglia

Reboot: In July 2019, it was introduced Marais would return to screens in Halifax: Retribution, a reboot of ’90s drama Halifax f.p., starring alongside Rebecca Gibney and Anthony LaPaglia

Nevertheless, two months later experiences claimed Jessica had pulled out of the collection.

Then in February 2020, Marais shocked followers by asserting she could be stepping away from the extremely anticipated Again to the Rafters for ‘private causes’. 

‘She thanks everybody concerned on the present for his or her ongoing assist and love, particularly her Rafter’s household, and sends them her best possible needs for the manufacturing,’ a press release learn.

By her side: Marais has been dating photographer Jake Holly (right) since December 2017, and has credited him with helping her overcome her mental health struggles

By her facet: Marais has been courting photographer Jake Holly (proper) since December 2017, and has credited him with serving to her overcome her psychological well being struggles 

Simply months after pulling out of Again to the Rafters, Marais sparked concern when emergency crews have been referred to as to her dwelling in Sydney’s east for a welfare test.

She was walked to an ambulance the place she was placed on a gurney and brought to the Prince of Wales Hospital in Randwick.

A witness instructed Each day Mail Australia she was not carrying any footwear, her hair was a ‘dishevelled mess’ and she or he was in a ‘visibly distressed state’.

'Distressed': Just months after pulling out of Back to the Rafters, Marais sparked concern when emergency crews were called to her home in Sydney's east for a welfare check

‘Distressed’: Simply months after pulling out of Again to the Rafters, Marais sparked concern when emergency crews have been referred to as to her dwelling in Sydney’s east for a welfare test

Luckily, she appeared glad and wholesome a number of weeks later as she hung out together with her Packed to the Rafters’ co-star Hugh Sheridan and different supportive pals. 

Months later, her mom Karen handed away.

Marais shares a 10-year-old daughter, Scout, together with her ex-fiancé, Residence and Away star James Stewart.

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Co-parents: Marais shares a 10-year-old daughter, Scout (centre), with her ex-fiancé, Home and Away star James Stewart (left)

Co-parents: Marais shares a 10-year-old daughter, Scout (centre), together with her ex-fiancé, Residence and Away star James Stewart (left)

A timeline of Jessica Marais’ private struggles 

1994: Watches her father, college dean Tony Marais, die of a coronary heart assault at age 9 

2014 – Speaks for the primary time about her struggles with bipolar dysfunction in an interview with The Australian Girls’s Weekly 

2015 – Jessica splits from accomplice James Stewart after six tumultuous years collectively  

2018 – Pulls out of the Logie Awards as a result of she is receiving remedy for ‘pressing’ points at The Well being Clinic, a psychological well being facility in Bronte

2018 – Pulls out of Channel 9 present Dangerous Moms a month earlier than it’s scheduled to start filming 

2019 – Pulls out of Halifax: Retribution, a reboot of ’90s drama Halifax f.p.

2020 – Pronounces she’s stepping away from Again to the Rafters for ‘private causes’

2020 – Sparks concern when emergency crews are referred to as to her dwelling in Sydney’s east for a welfare test 

2020 – Jessica’s mom Karen passes away 

2021 – Jessica’s household canine Ollie passes away