K Naomi, Melanie Bala, Simphiwe Dana and Other Celebs Share Their Experiences With Depression. We have lost so many people because of mental illnesses. The thing about depression is that i most cases you can’t tell if a person is suffering from it, because the symptoms are not always showing. Judging from the outside, a depressed person can be happy, they can have it all and live what looks like a fulfilled life. Hence you only get to hear about their mental health when the person reveals they have depression, or worse after they commit suicide.
Celebrities like K Naomi, Trevor Noah, Penny Lebyane, Bonnie Mbuli, Salamina Mosese, Lalla Hirayama are among those people who are public about having suffered depression. It is not easy to come out, and we salute them for taking such a big step. Not only does sharing helps one to cope, it also helps those in the similar situation to understand that they are not aloe.
Once again social media users are talking about mental issues. This comes after many assumed that AKA’s fiancee Anele Tembe’s death has something to do with depression. The 22 year old passed away after falling from the 10th floor of Pepperclub hotel in Cape Town on Sunday morning. In a bid to destigmatise depression, health professionals as well as local celebs have now taken to Twitter to share their own personal experiences. Among them include, K Naomi, Melanie Bala and Simphiwe Dana.