“Why I stayed away from the film business for some time” –  Actor, Chidi Mokeme reveals (WATCH)

“Why I stayed away from the movie industry for a while” –  Actor, Chidi Mokeme reveals (WATCH)

Widespread Nollywood actor and filmmaker, Chidi Mokeme has opened up on why he took a break from the film business.

The thespian who made a comeback within the just lately launched Netflix sequence, Shanty City, revealed he was battling Bell’s palsy, which made him keep away from the film scene.

Talking on Channel TV’s Rubbin’ Minds, Chidi likened the an infection to stroke and defined that it prompted one facet of his face to droop.

He added that the docs informed him it was incurable, so he went by lots making an attempt to get again to his previous self.

“I’ve been off the scene for some time after we did the promotional tour for 76. Earlier than that after we have been making ready to go to the UK on a visit for British Worldwide Movie Competition. I got here down with one thing referred to as Bell’s Palsy. It comes like a stroke and impacts one facet of your face. And this was one thing the physician mentioned was incurable. They didn’t know what prompted it and easy methods to deal with it. As an actor you may think about what I used to be going by”. He mentioned.

Watch him communicate beneath,

In keeping with an article on Mayo Clinic, Bell’s palsy is a situation that causes sudden weak point within the muscle tissues on one facet of the face. Typically, the weak point is non permanent and considerably improves over weeks. The weak point makes half of the face seem to droop. Smiles are one-sided, and the attention on the affected facet resists closing.

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