Bafta winner Letitia Wright talks about depression struggle

Black Panther star Letitia Wright, who won the Bafta Rising Star Award, has revealed she nearly gave up acting due to depression. Her award was the only one voted for by the public, and she was praised after her win by her Black Panther co-stars Andy Serkis and Danai Gurira. They were presenting another award, but Serkis did a small victory dance. Walking Dead star Gurira added: “Baby sis we love you, you are an inspiration always.” Here is Wright's speech in full: “I identify myself as a child of God and I can't get up here without thanking God. “A few years ago I saw myself in a deep state of depression and I literally wanted to quit acting. Read more here >>>

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