Nollywood actress, Sandra Okunzuwa has recounted her ordeal at the hands of a sexual predator.
The actress revealed that she was abused as a kid and suffered from poor mental health as well.
Sandra stated that now that she is a grown woman, she is fully aware of her rights and what actually happened.
She disclosed that she couldn’t confront her abuser because it would be generalized and she will be stigmatized.
She also noted that they should be a therapist for Entertainers because it’s not easy to be one.
read her interview below.
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“In the society, we live in, people don’t talk about mental health issues a lot, they expect you to visit your pastor and you will be alright. Moreso, as an actor it’s not easy.”
“First you will have to embody the lives of different characters and personalities good bad and terrible.”
“Despite what you are going through personally, you have to wear a smile and keep entertaining people because that’s what people expect from you.”
” I personally think that there should be a special therapist for Entertainers because it’s not easy. “
“Back to me being sexually abused as a kid, even as a grown woman, fully aware of my rights, I couldn’t confront my abuser because it would be generalized and I’ll be stigmatized.”