On #WithChude, Abraham opens up to Jideonwo about living in fear and dealing with depression in the span of five years. ”When I’m not working in front of the camera, when I get back to my hotel or the house, I just get sad.” she says. Held in the grips of this melancholic sadness for a long time, so much so that she craved to be in sphere of work to escape that atmosphere, Abraham looked to her manager for support.
“Whenever I want to think of something positive, I just become sad”
WOW!! @toyin_abraham1 really went through it and we are glad she’s sharing her experience #withChude pic.twitter.com/emfJBAhZFW
— Y! Online (@YNaija) April 19, 2020
Even though he was married, Abraham revealed that she would call him in the dead of night because she need someone to speak to. He helped with her a therapist, and the first step in getting out of that mental sinking place was her having the willingness. The actress also had to replace her circle of friends, and read books. ”I have never doubted my talent,” Abraham responds when Jideonwo asks about starting out in the industry.
Jideonwo, always in state of constant praise and admiration for the actress, had seen Abraham in the 2017 movie Esohe, playing a non-comedic role and knew right then that she had the range. A remarkable aspect of the show that is worth mentioning is its outdoor location – an open green space hemmed in by nature. Commercial breaks aren’t lengthy, and Jideonwo’s other well-being vertical The Daily Vulnerable was airdropped quite seamlessly.
Read more here or watch the full interview at watch.withchude.com