Connie Ferguson opens up about depression, exercises to cope

Connie Ferguson opens up about depression, exercises to cope

- Actress Connie Ferguson has opened up about suffering from chronic depression

- The classy businesswoman has revealed that she no longer uses antidepressants for her condition but instead she exercises

- Many women in Mzansi, young and old, look up to Connie because of her successful and glamorous life

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Businesswoman, actress, wife and mother Connie Ferguson is one classy and elegant woman who many South African woman look up to.

Her current on-screen role as Harriet Khoza on The Queen and her overall success gives many the impression that she doesn't have any personal problems.

Connie, who has been an actress for decades, has, however, revealed that she suffers from chronic depression.

She told Glamour magazine that she had been using antidepressants for the past few years to deal with her condition but this time around she was taking the healthy route.

"I usually get depressed during winter, but this is the first time in two years that I haven't been on antidepressants and it's mainly due to exercise."

READ ALSO: Coronavirus: Number of confirmed cases rises to 1 845, 5 fatalities recently reported that Mzansi peeps felt that Connie's Glamour magazine cover was a bit inappropriate for her brand.

They were not impressed by the legless skin-tight black bodysuit with a cropped leather jacket outfit that she rocked.

However, Connie's peers in the entertainment industry loved what they saw.

Carol Bouwer commented:

"My darling friend, this 20-year-old looks so much like you. Gorgeous beyond."

Gail Mabalane commented:

"Flames, flames, flames."

Basetsana Kumalo wrote:

"They must just breath through the wounds. Oksalayo you are not hurting anybody, you are doing YOU BOO! Ever so fabulously!"

Nandi Mngoma said:

"She got us on lockdown."

Omuhle Gela said:

"You look amazing boss lady."

Thembisa Mdoda wrote:

"The epitome of taking up space."

And Vusi Thembekwayo added:

"Talk about ageing backwards."

Connie also had to hit back and silence her critics. She did this just fine.

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