The first wife of actor Yul Edochie has revealed that she battled depression in the wake of revelations that her husband had welcomed another child and married a second woman.
In a Facebook Live, May Edochie stated that because many saw her smiling in social media posts among others they assumed she was using the situation as a means of making money.
She explained that since the news, life has not been an easy ride for her.
“I’m glad that I look happy and I appear strong. I don’t wish this upon my enemies if at all I have any. Depression is real and there are different stages to it,” she noted.
May Edochie added that “rather than dwell on depression, I decided to pick up the pieces of a beautiful world that I had, an amazing one that suddenly crushed. I decided to pick up the pieces and move on, rather than dwell on depression.”
She said that she is happy she can get up every day and go about her life as she should with her family and loved ones by her side.
“I am surprised at the things that I do. It’s all because of the love and support from my family and you all. These are the things that have kept me going.”
n April, Yul Edochie announced that he had married his colleague actor Judy Austin whom he had met on set. He also revealed that they share a son.
He shared photos of himself and his son.
Following the backlash he received for his actions, the actor praised himself for owning up to his actions as “real men” do.