KUALA LUMPUR: Actress and host Nur Elfira Loy believed depression among celebrities is the result of suppressing their feelings and the fear of being judged.

“I am thankful to have a family whom I can share my troubles and work issues with," she said in a recent news report.

"But some artistes who are afraid of being judged choose to keep their worries or faults to themselves.


Actress and host Nur Elfira Loy, Pic by NSTP/SYARAFIQ ABD SAMAD

"Instead of letting it all out, they bury their feelings up to a point where it can't be suppressed anymore, resulting in them acting out their frustrations."

The 23-year-old commenting on recent news of artistes, believed to be suffering from mood disorder, like actors Datuk Farid Kamil and Iqram Dinzly.

Recently, Farid was remanded after allegedly slapping a policeman and kicking a civilian while Iqram left fans worried after uploading bizarre and disturbing posts on his social media.

Elfira said even she wasn't spared from feeling upset and depressed.

"Whenever I feel down, I turn to God,” she said.

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