“Depression Amongst Celebrities Is A Long Term Effect Of Living A Fake Life.”- Kelly Hansome Opines

Following disturbing reports of celebrities going into depression and entertaining suicidal thoughts, several people; including the celebrities have taken to different social media platforms to express their opinions on the issue.

Some days ago, multi-talented Nigerian singer and songwriter, Harrysong left many people alarmed after he took to his Instagram page to share what appeared like a ‘Su*cide note’, urging his followers not to cry for him when he dies. Shortly after the post went viral, the singer confirmed he was suffering from depression.

“Don’t cry (when) I die, celebrate, put up a kingmaker concert, empower more youths,.. I have lived.. I have done my bit, carry on in grace… TEKERO I LOVE YOU ALL.#altersoldier. Depression is a silent killer, learn to unburden your mind to trusted ones. I love you all.”

On Tuesday, Nigerian-born American rapper and dad-of-1, Olubowale Victor Akintimehin, 33, better known by his stage name Wale, broke down on Instagram revealing he’s battling with depression (read here).

Some other Nigerian celebrities who have shared their harrowing stories so far on depression are Owen Gee, Waje, Banky W, Ubi FranklinMuyiwa Ademola, Mocheddahamongst many others.

Well, the latest post appeared to have set off a chain reaction of opinions as many people and celebs alike have taken to the platform to share their opinion on the matter. One of those with opinions on the issue is Nigerian singer, Kelly Hansome.

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The ‘Maga Don Pay’ crooner, who took to his Insta Story to give his opinion about depression opines that depression amongst artistes is the repercussion of their fake lives.He went further, to encourage celebrities to stay true to themselves and live a sustainable life.

“Depression among artistes is becoming rampant. It is the repercussions of living a fake and unsustainable life, stay true to yourself.”

Depression amongst celebrities is a long term effect of not being yourself: living a fake life.”

Still on the issue of depression, yet another Nigerian singer and producer, Samklef took to social media to confirm he might be in need of help as well. He revealed that he is going through issues. The producer wrote on Twitter:

“I need Emotional counseling it’s eating me deep. I have been going through this p since I was 11 years old”

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Following these series of reports, Nollywood actress, Yvonne Jegede-Fawole revealed her personal opinion on depression via social media, a few days ago. (read here).

According to her, most people now tend to seek validation from the number of likes and comments they get on social media. She urged people to “put their phones away and stay in touch with humanity.”

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