- Jackie Phamotse has been dragged on social media for her comments on depression
- The award-winning author shared that sometimes people believe that they are depressed when in fact they are not
- She advised those who think they have depression to stay away from social media for a while and carry out some self-care
Jackie Phamotse has been slammed on social media after she shared her thoughts on depression. The award-winning author took to Twitter recently and spoke about the condition, which rubbed many people on her timeline the wrong way.
Jackie said sometimes people think they are depressed while they are not. She advised them to change their bedding, open the windows and give themselves some care.
Jackie also advised those who believe they are suffering from depression to wash their cars, cut out social media for a while and finish what they started.
The media personality's tweet invited a lot of negative comments on her timeline. Check out some of the reactions below:
"She did it, she's found the cure for depression."
"Someone needs to give her a Nobel Prize right now!! She’s come out and dispelled any and all claims that depression makes you disinterested in all those things she’s mentioned. She’s a goddamn genius."
"Stick to writing about snakes, blessers .... and slay queens."
"This is a reckless statement. It says you don't know what depression is, educate yourself in what depression is, don't make such statements. It belittles the illness."
"Another ignorant take on depression."
"This an unfortunate display of a proper lack of knowledge and understanding about depression. It's also really insensitive and dismissive of the complex and very real struggles people with depression go through. Let's do better please."
In other entertainment news, Briefly News reported that controversial author Jackie Phamotse trended on social media after she dropped a video discussing some very dark things.
The media personality accused certain famous faces of using snakes and witchcraft to achieve success. Although she did not name anyone, Jackie dropped enough hints to make some social media users draw their own conclusions.
Jackie said that celebs will lie about getting endorsements and selling products but actually be using dark magic to get money. She also added that there are usually a few men behind some celebrities, funding their lifestyles.
Jackie went on to say that it was the reason many women hid their boyfriends and used the excuse of wanting privacy.
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