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I’m still struggling despite acting for 46 years – Yemi Solade cries out

 

Nollywood actor, Yemi Solade has opened up that he is still struggling despite acting for 46 years of his life.

The actor who bagged a role in Kunle Afolayan’s new movie Ijogbon revealed this at the premeire on Thursday, where he encouraged young people who are interested in acting to build their skills.

The actor stated most young people want to act for the glamour and the gains, and not ready to put in the work.

Speaking at the event, he said, “When young people walk up to me and say things like, daddy make me a star, i say if i have done 46 years and still struggling, then who are you. They should be ready to pay dues, do the art right, so that the art can do them right.”

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This is coming after the actor shared a cryptic post on battling depression, sparking reactions from fans.

The thespian took to his Instagram page to share a photo of himself in an agitated state with hashtags on depression.

God please, #depressed #depression #depressionawareness #depressionhelp #depressed,” he wrote.

In another post, the actor said that for one to thrive in Nigeria, one has to be affiliated with one cult or the other.

“Nigeria, to live and survive in it, one must belong to a cult. it is real,” he said.

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