“I Received Death Threats When I Started Doing Music” – Wendy Shay reveals

Ghanaian songstress Wendy Shay has bravely opened up about the harsh reality she faced upon entering the music scene, shedding light on the dark side of the industry by revealing that she received death threats on social media.

The talented artist shared her challenging experience, highlighting the toll cyberbullying can take on an artist’s mental and emotional well-being. Despite her rising success, Wendy Shay disclosed that she reached a breaking point due to the relentless barrage of negative remarks, insults, and even death threats directed at her on social media platforms.

In an exclusive interview with Hitz FM’s Andy Dosty, the ‘Uber driver’ hitmaker expressed her ongoing battle with cyberbullying, admitting that she has made the difficult decision to stop reading comments on her social media posts. The onslaught of negativity not only deeply affected her self-esteem but also impacted her mental health and emotional stability.

Wendy Shay revealed the detrimental effects of cyberbullying on her professional life, recounting how she missed out on important opportunities, including a potential deal with Thriller, due to not seeing a direct message on time amidst the flood of negative comments.

Despite the challenges she faces, Wendy Shay remains resilient and determined to overcome the negativity. She urged her fans and followers to spread love and kindness instead of hate, emphasizing the importance of creating a supportive and uplifting environment within the music industry.

Acknowledging the difficulty in combating cyberbullying, Wendy Shay disclosed that she no longer reads comments on her social media posts, with her managers handling feedback and necessary information. She also highlighted the issue of faceless trolls, noting the challenges in tracking and holding them accountable for their harmful behavior.

Wendy Shay’s courageous disclosure sheds light on the pervasive issue of online harassment and the toxicity that some artists endure in their pursuit of success. Her story serves as a reminder of the importance of fostering a culture of positivity, respect, and support within the music industry, both online and offline.

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