Despite not showing any signs of mental health struggles, he took to Instagram to share a video as Lasizwe Dambuza checks himself into a mental wellness facility. He says he has been suffering from depression and is taking time for himself to get better.
Lasizwe suffers depression and shared a video after he checked himself into a mental health facility. The post was captioned :
“One thing about me, I am not shy to express how I feel. I have checked myself into a Mental Health Wellness Facility. I haven’t been okay for the past months, and I have been so depressed. I have decided to fight this by taking a break and dealing with this one on 1.”
The young performer has not been showing signs of having any mental health issues recently. He has been on his social media doing his work as usual and posting videos to entertain his fans. No one would have guessed that he was struggling on the inside.
More on Lasizwe Dambuza’s career
Born Thulasizwe Siphiwe Dambuza, the entertainer, rose to fame by posting how South Africans behaved on social media. The star broke out as an internet sensation, and when people started to notice, she landed gigs as a radio host.
Lasizwe was born in Soweto to Menzi Mcunu and Lindiwe Dambuza. He is a half brother to Khanyi Mbau. His mother died in 2016 at the age of 40 years. His big sister Zonke Nkabinde took over the role of protecting and guiding him in life. At a young age, he started to notice that he was different. Lasizwe was uncomfortable around other boys and related to girls more than boys. It was when he was only 15 years old that he realized that he was gay.
In 2015 he started his career postin skits of himself impersonating other people. That was how he was thrust into fame. He has made appearances in MTV Base’s You Got Got as a presenter. He has landed presenter gigs on Real Goboza and The Scoop Africa. Nando’ featured him in a Tv commercial, and Fanta made him their teen Marketing director. Craz-e employed him as a host for their show.
His youtube channel has over 13 million views all his videos. Youtube gave him the silver button after he reached 100 000 subscribers. His Youtube total views as of November 2021 are over 79 million. We wish him a speedy recovery.