Comedian Nina Hastie opened up about her battle with drug and alcohol addiction on Zaziwa.
The multi-talented TV personality had the nation in tears when millions of viewers tuned in to watch her interview with Pearl Modiadie on Wednesday.
“I speak to women, and I want them to know that they are allowed to live. No matter what happened in their past. Look how making one decision changed my whole life,” said Nina.
Known for making people laugh , many did not know of the life challenges that Nina had overcome to become the much-loved media personality she is today.
Speaking to Pearl she shared her story of being raped three times, being a heavy drinker, dependent on drugs and being ostracised by her family.
Her motivational story resonated with a huge number of people across the country, which included important moments and a spirit of bouncing back.
Messages of help flooded social media, which encourages Nina to continue sharing her story.
check out the tweets below:
— 🌺Bongi🌹 (@foodloverSavage) March 14, 2018
— Alex (@ALX_Navi) March 14, 2018
— Bridget (@BridgetLadyM) March 14, 2018
You my boss bae Nina talking about your struggle with relationships really touches me… I dont feel alone. Big ups to you#Zaziwa
— Ntokozo Sigasa (@ntokozo_sigasa) March 14, 2018
— Zodwa Miss B Tsili (@IamTsili) March 14, 2018