Nollywood actress and entrepreneur, Lilian Afegbai, has said that she once battled depression because she felt she wasn’t making headway in her career.
Big Brother Africa contestant in a recent chat with Saturday Beats, reveal that “My journey into the entertainment industry wasn’t really easy.
Apparently, when I participated in Big Brother Africa, it gave me a huge platform but upon coming out of the house, I had to struggle to be seen as an entrepreneur.
I remembered a time when I was depressed because I felt I was stagnant and I was finding it hard to do better. But luckily for me, I had the right people around me to tell me the truth, and they encouraged me on how to go about it. So far, I cannot help but be thankful for the platforms, my fans, and family for the huge love and support I have got.”
The entrepreneur also opened up on why she started a lingerie business. She said, “I have always had a thing for being sexy even underneath one’s clothes.
My love for lingerie made me start the business. Every woman is sexy regardless of her size. You just need to know how to channel your sexiness.”
Recounting her worst social media experience, Afegbai said, “My worst social media experience was when I came back from Big Brother Africa and I read the awful things people said about me. I just broke down in tears because those people didn’t really know me or understood me.
The things they said really broke my heart. I am not a scandalous person. I like to mind my business and focus on my work. I have tried to stay scandal free because I want to get to the top and I want my work to take me far.”