Popular Ghanaian comedian and actor, Benson Nana Yaw Oduro Boateng popularly known as Funny Face has opined that the saddest and loneliest people on earth earth are comedians.
The award winning actor disclosed his opinion at this year’s edition of the International Youth Empowerment Summit(IYES) held in Accra.
The comic actor disclosed that people tasked with making others happy are often the most grieved and loneliest people one may come across.
Funny Face who is also known for his love for children explained further that comedians take it upon themselves to make others laugh and happy but they hardly have people who also give them such joy and happiness when they also need such comfort in times of trouble.
He stated;” Comedians are the saddest people on earth. When they go through problems who are they going to talk to? Who is going to make them laugh? Who is going to make them happy?”, he quizzed.
His comments are in connections to rumours that he contemplated suicide when life was tough for him but he added that he triumphed with God’s intervention.
Funny Face stepped into the limelight after his role in TV3’s sitcom “Chorkor Trotro” and has since featured in many award-winning movies alongside his many standup comedies.
In his family life, after his first marriage hit the rocks, his second wife delivered twins in the last few weeks.