Life is full of unplanned events that can cause even the strongest of men to break down.
One day you are being hailed as the most influential personality on earth, the next moment you are seen on social media begging for alms, this has been a scene common in Ghana.
In the last few years, we have seen many veterans and famous entertainers take to the public to beg for help.
Some of the stories are very sad as these entertainers who were revered in society are left with nothing in their old age or sickness drains their accounts leaving them broke.
Others come as a surprise because the public never expected the said celebrity to beg because of how the person carries him/herself.
Below is a list of five Ghanaian celebrities who were very famous but are now begging for support from the public.
In October 2019, celebrated Ghanaian actor Kofi Laing famed as Kowhe made a passionate appeal to his fans and Ghanaians in general to come to his aid.
He stressed that his situation is nothing to write home about and struggles to get a decent meal despite the fact that he was one of the highest paid actors in his era.
“It is unfortunate that people will wait for you to die before they show love but I am pleading with them to do it for me now while I am still alive,” he said.
Not long ago, a picture of the actor surfaced causing emotions to surge online. he looked as though he was about to give up the ghost.
Famed for his storytelling abilities and unique rap skill, Jerry Anaba aka Okomfour Kwaadee was the yardstick to measure rap in Ghana– this was before Sarkodie and Co.
Kwaadee was enjoying everything fame could put on his table but sources say he got ahead of himself and the fame turned him into a shadow of himself.
The award winning rapper was reported to have suffered a mental condition which took him away from mainstream action for a couple of years.
In 2020, a photo went viral and it had the rapper looking lean and disturbed. It was said that he was either locked up at a rehab center or a spiritual home to cure his mental sickness.
He is fit as a fiddle now and even has a couple of songs out. He was also seen at the birthday party of rapper Sarkodie.
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This post was published on September 12, 2021 6:22 PM