The entertainment industry in Kenya is not as glamorous as it seems. Despite the abundance of talent in the country, many celebrities are facing numerous challenges. KenyanTrend has shed light on some of the issues that these celebrities go through.
Firstly, being a celebrity in Kenya is merely a label, and it does not guarantee a life of luxury. Most big names in the industry are struggling in their personal lives. The entertainment industry has become a dumping ground for talent, and this has created a lot of pressure for those who have made it.
Celebrities face various challenges, including family problems and pressure from established brands. This not only affects upcoming celebrities but also those who have already made a name for themselves. Omosh Kizangila from Tahidi High, Colonel Mustapha, and many others are some of the big names who have faced challenges despite their celebrity status. Some have had to come out and ask for help while others have kept their struggles hidden until they have no other option.
Furthermore, many celebrities battle depression, often due to their extravagant lifestyles. They spend a lot of money on non-essential items to brand themselves and showcase their wealth on social media. However, this leads to pressure from their fans, who expect them to maintain their expensive lifestyles. In some cases, celebrities end up revealing their financial struggles, which can haunt them in the future.
In conclusion, while some Kenyan celebrities have been successful in planning their lives, many face numerous challenges. The entertainment industry is not all glitz and glamour, and celebrities need to navigate various obstacles to maintain their status.