Nancy Isime, a Nigerian media personality, host and actress has opened up about her childhood experience.
The 29-year-old disclosed how she attempted suicide and fell into depression after she lost her mother at a tender age.
Nancy made this known during an interview published by BBC Pidgin on Wednesday, 24th of February, 2021.
She revealed that she first attempted suicide at age 5 when she lost her mom and started working at 17.
In her words, “I lost my mum at five. I didn’t really have a smooth childhood. I suffered from depression and attempted my first suicide in childhood. It was actually the only but I was able to go through all that and I’m still here today.
“Some people had time to grow through life but I had to mature in time. Losing your mum at the age of five, you’re exposed to a lot of things you’re not supposed to experience. I started working at the age of 17″ she added.
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Nancy Isime hosted the recently held 14th Headies Award alongside comedian, Bovi. She is also the host of the ‘Nancy Isime show’.