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Hank Anuku claims viral videos which portrayed him as ‘mentally unwell’ made him lose jobs

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Veteran Nollywood actor Hank Anuku has complied of how several videos posted on social media which portrayed him as being ‘mentally unwell’ made him lose acting jobs.

The talented thespian who was interviewed by media personality Lucky Udu explained that videos which painted him as being mentally ill are not what they actually seem, as he was only trying to get into character for a movie role.

Hank said; “That day I was trying to get into character for a role I was going to play, a madman role. Someone who was not in his correct senses or right frame of mind.”

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“So naturally, I did it in the neighborhood, and I was trying to get it to show the way the director would have shown it. I was meditating and trying to get into character; that’s it. I was not even aware that I was being recorded. I was concentrating on myself and my script,” he continued.

The actor, who frequently plays a villain in Nollywood movies, addressed the insane rumors that used to circulate on the internet and emphasized that he is actually in excellent condition and was never on drugs.

“People have said a lot of stuff. Rumours are rumours. They said I was sick and I was on drugs. I was not on drugs. Maybe they saw me depressed, because depression can cause stress. But me, being on drugs? That’s not true. I’m not a madman. I’m very sane and healthy. I exercise a lot and do my martial arts and sports,” he explained.

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