GO girl! Marvel’s Black Panther actress, Letitia Wright went through depression and quit acting for two years. How did she come out of it? Her story inspires many people
This time she is in news for her daring revelation. She revealed that she had taken a break from her acting career due to her depression issues. It is shocking that she had depression because she is just 24 years of age. She was going through this mental illness that too repetitively when she was only 22.
Yes, it is true that she had depression and the brave part is that she dealt with it all by herself. Mental illness is something that anyone can be the victim But according to Health and Human Services Office of Minority Health, Afro-Americans have 20% more chances to go through depression. She said that it is normal in her community,
“In the Black community, it’s something that happens, but we don’t speak about it. We have to continue to talk about it and bring it straight to the forefront. And [that doesn’t only apply to] the black community but different races as well.”
Going through depression is one thing, and coming out of it and speaking about it is an inspiration. She is not just helping herself, but many other people around the globe as she is an international public figure. She said,
“I speak boldly about [depression] because I struggled with it and I tried to find different ways [to heal], and it just didn’t work. I had to look deeper to find what could hold me, and I found that what held me together was my relationship with Jesus and my relationship with God.”
Go, girl! More power to you. There are so many women as well as men who can’t speak up their problems because they are either afraid to speak up the reality or they are scared of the society, parents, etc. Brave and bold people like her take the first step, then it becomes easier for such people to come out with their problems, face them, fight for what is wrong, and become stronger.
We wish her all the luck for her future projects.
Short bio on Letitia Wright
Letitia Wright is a British actress born in Guyana. She is famous for playing the role of Shuri in Marvel Cinematic Universe’s Black Panther.
Furthermore, she has also played in a couple of hit British TV series which include Coming Up, Chasing Shadows, Balck Mirror, and few more.
In addition, she also got the nomination for British Independent Film Award in the category of Most Promising Newcomer for her role in Urban Hymn. More Bio…