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Actress Genevieve Nnaji Breaks Silence After Reports Of Battling Mental Illness




Genevieve Nnaji breaks silence

Veteran Nollywood actress Genevieve Nnaji has broken silence hours after the reports that she was suffering from mental illness emerged.

Genevieve Nnaji has been away from social media space for a long time, and many Nigerians have been worried about what could be wrong with her.

The sudden disappearance of Nnaji became evident after she shunned the traditional marriage ceremony of her colleague and friend Rita Dominic.

The veteran actress made trends on Twitter and was dragged online for not also acknowledging Rita Dominic on her Instagram page by putting up a post to congratulate her.


A few weeks later, Genevieve celebrated her 43rd birthday in silence with no social media posts and returned to Instagram, deleting all her posts and unfollowing everyone on her page.

As Nigerians continued to express concern for Genevieve Nnaji’s absence, an Instagram blogger published a report alleging that the veteran actress has been in the hospital for some months in Texas over mental illness.

The report alleged that Genevieve Nnaji has been on drugs for a long time but was covered up by friends and family.


Debunking the reports, Genevieve Nnaji took to her Instagram story to share a video of herself painting and smiling like she’s in a conversation with someone in the background.

Genevieve Nnaji

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