I Was Broke, Frustrated – Shan George Recalls Attempting Suicide

The popular actress opened up recently In an interview with Chude Jideonwo.

“Nollywood actress, Shan George has opened up on her life.
The legendary star in a new interview recounted how she nearly committed suicide.
In an interview with Chude Jideonwo, she revealed that financial crisis that forced her to sell her valuables to survive nearly made her take her own life.
“My mum fell ill in 2011. It became so bad. it wasn’t letting me sleep. As if that wasn’t bad enough, my rent had expired. I had to sell some of my cars and jewelry. I was selling some of my valuables to raise money for her hospital bills. I went back to Calabar.”

They were asking what I was going to be doing. That night, I cried till morning. I thought that was the end for me.”


“When I was suicidal, I was so broke one day. One of my visitors brought this shaving powder. I wanted to put it in water and drink it. I told my mother I was going to kill myself as I was tired and frustrated”.

“My mum said, ‘okay, you’re not going alone. Bring it. We’re going together. It was at night and I was happy. I took it to her and was thinking that the two of us would just go quietly because this life is tiring. I won’t lie”.


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