- Mzansi actress Dawn Thandeka King wants people to know that she is drained and tired of the emotional stress she's been enduring
- Taking to social media, Dawn expressed that it's difficult to be in the limelight because of the demands she faces every day
- She also urged people to take care of their mental health and to seek help when mental health issues get out of hand
Dawn Thandeka King, star of Diep City, has spoken out about mental health issues and the need of looking after one's mental and emotional well-being.
Dawn remarked in an Instagram TV video that she is emotionally exhausted and that people don't understand how demanding her job is. She expressed the hope that her vulnerability may inspire others to do the same.
"I am emotionally tired and it is okay for me to say that. I think if I say I am emotionally tired it will encourage someone out there who is emotionally tired," she began.
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Dawn then also expressed how people might think that celebrities have it easier because they are in the limelight, but this is not the case at all.
"It’s a job that comes with a lot of demands, when we finish shooting, we still need to come home and be moms, partners, daughters, and sisters," said Dawn.
She spoke about how difficult it is to listen to the problems of others when you are going through things too. Dawn also encouraged people who have mental health problems to seek help when necessary.
Dawn Thandeka King is making a new start on Mzansi Magic's Diep City
Briefly News previously reported that Dawn Thandeka King said farewell to Uzalo in an emotional video.
All good things have to come to an end and this was also the case for actress Dawn Thandeka King, who bid farewell to her character MaNgcobo on the popular SABC soapie, Uzalo.
Taking to Instagram, Dawn shared a video where the cast of the soapie and crew cheered her on as she made her last appearance. She captioned the footage:
"End of an amazing era. Thank you Stained Glass TV and SABC 1 for everything. I will miss MaNgcobo and I will miss everyone who opened their hearts to me. It's been a beautiful journey. Till we meet again."
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