‘I’m Not A Madman,’ Hanks Anuku Speaks On Viral Video Of Him Roaming Streets

Popular Nollywood actor Hanks Anuku has revealed how a viral video, which falsely depicted him as mentally unstable, severely impacted his career and caused him significant personal distress.

The video, which surfaced in 2022, showed Anuku dressed in tattered clothes and seemingly talking to himself, leading to widespread speculation about his mental health.

Shortly after the video’s emergence, Nollywood actress Shan George refuted the claims, asserting that Anuku was not mentally unstable.

Anuku lamented the repercussions of the video, which led to a loss of friends, job offers, and income. “I lost friends, producers no longer contacted me for jobs. I lost a lot of money, I lost jobs, and I was jobless. People did not care about me. It was God who directed my footsteps to a good soul,” he shared.

Reflecting on the ordeal, Hanks Anuku expressed his heartbreak over the situation. “I went through pain. If you were in my shoes, you would feel it. I was heartbroken for these people to do this to me.”