- The Uzalo actress has learnt that no one in the industry wants to see you succeed
- She says that they all act, all the time, not only on screen and it's for the publicity
- Gugu urges young stars to see threw the lies and stay true to themselves
Uzalo actress Gugu Gumede spoke out on how cut throat the entertainment industry is. She has a lot of experience under her belt and best believe she knows what she is talking about.
In a recent interview she stated that the industry is filled with actors and actresses who do not only act on screen, but in real life too, reported Times Live.
Gugu made it clear that no one wants to see you succeed, they only pretend like they do so that they can be one step ahead to watch you fall.
Briefly.co.za learnt that coming into the industry as a young actor or actress is tough. Gugu says that young stars tend to believe the fake support and that is why she is sharing her lessons.
Gugu has learnt that “in life, not everyone is going to like you, not everyone is going to agree with you and not everyone is going to clap for you’.
She said that celebs do it all for the fame and she is not about that life. Gugu sees people acting on social media, act to get noticed on social media and act their lives away to impress people that do not even matter.
Fans battle to separate the character from the actor, but Gugu says that actors and actress battle too. "I think they take it too personally,” state Gugu. She says that people get too invested in their characters and end up defending the character more than they defend their actual selves.
Fame makes people silly, but Gugu won’t let it change her. She urges young stars to see threw the fake and to not let the fame change who you are.
“You have to learn to block that out and just stay true to yourself," urged Gugu.
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