Famous Zimbabwean musician Trevor Dongo has opened up about suffering from depression.
Trevor Dongo is one of the finest vocalists in Zimbabwe with over twenty years of career.
He has hit songs to his name, like Ndashamisika and Mufudzi Wemombe.
His confession comes a few weeks after famous hip-hop star Saintflow was admitted to rehab.
Trevor Dongo penned a lengthy message on his social media handles explaining his situation.
“l am going through depression; l have been the quiet cause of fear of being judged for the past two years.”
Pouring his heart out, Trevor Dongo left the nation cheering him.
“My closest people knows me as a very strong person but today I had to open up a little bit. Since 2021 I’ve been suffering from depression but no one really noticed because of the fact that I’m a public figure and people expect you to have everything figured out.” he said.
“It ruined my mental health,my appetite,sleeping habits etc. Writing music,recording and performing has been an escape tool but to an extent. Being an introvert that iam,I find myself in an enclosed space drowning deep in my thoughts and i tend to be a man of sober habits (I don’t drink neither do I smoke or take any substance)” he continued.
“I find myself not being able to open up to anyone fear of being judged as a weak person or just being ignored.” he said.
ZIMBABWEANS CHEER HIM
After Trevor Dongo opened up on his depression, many fans and fellow celebs encouraged him.
“@trevordongo you’re not weak because it takes courage to even speak on such matters esp in our community where people harass and bully others ,people tend to play and joke around such things . Wishing you peace ❤️.”
“You’re not alone in this. I know you’re not the only one who struggles with depression, and I’m sorry to hear that you’re going through this. But I want you to know that there is hope, and things can get better 💔❤️🩹”
“Tese senyika tane 5 years tiri deppressed dzimwe dzakuuya fty idzii takambotaura hre 😂”
“Depression is real and people will only realize it when it’s too late or kana munhu sits suicide. I pray that u figure this out. From someone who has been through this just know it always gets better ❤️🩹❤️🩹”