Depression is a silent killer that affects all of us, including celebrities. Even Mzansi rapper, Cassper Nyovest, has opened up about how he has struggled with depression too.
Being a celebrity is never easy, as you always get criticised no matter what you do. Cassper Nyovest is one of those people. Like many other rappers, Cassper hit a low point in his music career and became depressed because of social media trolls.
According to SA Hip Hop mag, Cassper has never openly mentioned that he suffered from depression before. He often portrays that he is strong and gets a hold of himself and deals with the heavy critics.
But recently he admitted that when the criticism becomes too much, he often just takes a break from social media, especially his Twitter account, so he can enjoy some peace.
Cassper opened up about his struggle with depression after Major League DJz preached the effects of the medical illness caused by social media pressures.
Major League DJz wrote:
"Depression is killing our people. And I believe it's start with these social media pressures. Social media will make you feel like you ain't doing anything when you really are. Life shouldn't be based on what the next person is doing."
Cassper responded and retweeted:
"Testing times bros. Look at my comment section if you wanna see how angry people are. That shit used to depress me hard. I used to delete my Twitter so I can enjoy peace. Now I genuinely don't care what people think or say about me. My validation will always come from inside."
Meanwhile, three days ago, Briefly.co.za reported that South African media personality and businesswoman, Bonang Matheba, was once again in the spotlight for her fiery online antics.
Popular local musician, Cassper Nyovest, had lambasted Bonang after she swore aggressively at DA MP, Mike Moriarty, for making a cruel joke about her spelling. Moriarty posted a picture of an ANC poster containing obvious spelling errors and joked that the ruling party’s election strategy was designed by Bonang.
The spelling joke refers to how, last month, a blatant spelling error was found on the packaging of Bonang’s upmarket sparkling wine line, House of BNG.
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