Churchill’s tough-love advice to comedians as many battle depression
Churchill Show host Daniel Ndambuki alias Churchill has broken his silence on accusation that his directors were driving upcoming comedians into depression.
During the weekly show on NTV, the comedian advised upcoming comedians to build themselves up by taking advantage of social media and stop complaining.
“10 years ago you had to audition to become great but right now you can use social media. Now we are not in that era where unasema mtu amekukazia kukua kwa stage, oooh sasa huyu hanitakiii,” he said.
The veteran comedian wondered why they were complaining yet they had the stage and they are brands and that they do not even have to be on television to make it.
“We did time for you guys. Now you are a brand, you even don’t need to be a brand, you just need to have great content to change that social media to media. You don’t have to be on TV, you don’t have to be on radio,” Ndambuki added.
This come after former Churchill Show comedian Zeddy Zainabu accused its creative director Victor Ber of killing the dreams of many comedians and allegdly driving them into depression.
Zeddy exposed what allegedly happens behind the scenes and described Ber as the ‘depression maker’ due to what she described as tough words during auditions.
Ber has however denied the allegations saying he had a way he worked with people and if there is no discipline, things on the show would get out of hand.
“When I was not working with the show, sometimes Churchill himself will call me and tell me to come and make sure that people tow the line.”
This also comes after Zeddy visited comedian George Njoroge alias Njoro, who narrated how he was battling depression after ‘losing everything.’
Njoro said he was abandoned by all his friends and colleagues in the industry and was forced to move back with his parents and asked for help to get his life together.