Concerns arise for Funke Akindele’s well-being after social media post on depression
Concern has arisen among fans of Nollywood actress turned politician, Funke Akindele, following a recent social media post.
The actress, who unsuccessfully ran for the position of Deputy Governor in Lagos during the last election, took to her Twitter handle on Wednesday.
She explained the harsh reality of depression and emphasized the importance of kindness towards others.
She also encouraged individuals struggling with depression to open up and seek support.
“Depression is real. Please be kind to others. Yes, don’t trade your happiness with anything, but still, be humane in all you do. We are all on a journey in this world. Be conscious. Be aware. Share. Make peace. Take risks and be grateful for success and victory. Yet be aware, love, forgive, and stay happy. for success and victory. Yet be aware, love, forgive, and stay happy.”
Depression is real. Pls be kind to others. Yes, don’t trade your happiness with anything but still be humane in all you do. We are all on a journey in this world. Be conscious!! Be aware!! Share!!! Make peace!!! Take risks and be grateful for success and victory. Yet be AWARE!!!…
— Funke Akindele (@funkeakindele) May 24, 2023
However, Funke’s tweet prompted an outpouring of worry from netizens, with many expressing concern for her well-being and asking if she was alright.
The response from fans reflected their genuine care and raised questions about the actress’s emotional state.
One Twitter user, @abayomiibitunde, wrote, “Hope you are doing fine, Funke? Please be fine. Feel free to discuss with trustworthy folks if you need to unburden. Be well.”
Another concerned fan, @dreychino, wrote, “Big mummy, I hope you are fine. We need you to be strong for us! Keep loving yourself, ma.”
@now14128311 commented, “How much have you lost for the election that makes you depressed, madam? Better days are ahead, and keep your head up.”