Seasoned Nigerian actor, Hanks Anuku, has revealed that he drinks alcohol to help him with his depression, but he does not take hard drugs.
Hanks who recently disclosed that he has been jobless for many years, and he hit a breaking point due to the fact that he could not cater for his kids and family.
Speaking on his financial struggle in a viral video on his Instagram page, the actor said: “Yes, depression makes me drink but I never take hard drugs, I don’t take hard drugs at all.
“Out of depression, I did not have a job for years, I was thinking about my children, their school fees and their welfare among other things and you know what it is like when it gets to that point. I call it a breaking point, I was broken to pieces and I had to go drinking and that is it”.
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CorrectNG reported earlier that Anuku cried out for help and support over his unemployed status. He called on the Delta State Governor, Sheriff Oborevwori, and his fans to come to his aid.
The thespian was reacting to the viral video of him working as a fuel attendant at gas station in Delta State. He said despite being a legend, he has been feeding from hand to mouth.
He said, “I have worked for this country. I have attained the height of being a legend. But I’ve had no job for, God knows, how many years. And I expect that Nigerians will also know that I did it all for them.
“I just gonna ask Governor Sheriff [Oborevwori] to please send support to me. And my fans who truly love and appreciate the works I’ve done for them, if you think you truly love me, may God help you all to help me.”