Despite acting for 46 years, I’m still struggling – Yemi Solade cries out
Yemi Solade, a Nollywood actor who has been active in the industry for 46 years, has said that he still has challenges.
At the premiere on Thursday, the actor who landed a part in Kunle Afolayan’s latest film Ijogbon stated this and urged young people interested in acting to develop their skills.
According to the actor, the majority of young people want to act for the fame and money and aren’t prepared to put in the effort.
Speaking at the event, he said, “When young people walk up to me and say things like, daddy make me a star, i say if i have done 46 years and still struggling, then who are you. They should be ready to pay dues, do the art right, so that the art can do them right.”
This is coming after the actor shared a cryptic post on battling depression, sparking reactions from fans.
The thespian took to his Instagram page to share a photo of himself in an agitated state with hashtags on depression.
“God please, #depressed #depression #depressionawareness #depressionhelp #depressed,” he wrote.
In another post, the actor said that for one to thrive in Nigeria, one has to be affiliated with one cult or the other.
“Nigeria, to live and survive in it, one must belong to a cult. it is real,” he said.