There was a time when actress Asanda Foji was told that the only way she could “break into the industry” was by faking a smile and acting flashy on social media, advice that result in her spiraling into sadness and frustration.
Speaking to TshisaLIVE about the constant pressure to look good and “keep up appearances” on social media, Asanda said it left her feeling empty.
“I was told by friends and industry peers to keep up with other celebs on social media, to do what they do. I was told to smile and act like I was always winning. I felt down, like it was getting to me. It frustrated me that I had to do this to break into the industry and that everyone in the industry acts the same. I felt like cr*p,” she said.
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