Adekunle Gold Recounts Online Backlash for Opening Up on Sickle Cell Disease

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Nigerian singer Adekunle Gold has shared his experience of being trolled online after speaking publicly about his struggles with sickle cell disease. In a recent CNN interview, Adekunle Gold revealed that he was “attacked and abused” on social media after discussing his condition.

Despite the backlash, the singer is determined to raise awareness about sickle cell disease and support those living with it. “I want people living with sickle cell to feel safe, to feel like they have help and support,” he said.

Adekunle Gold has been open about his diagnosis since childhood and has used his platform to educate others about the condition. He hopes that by sharing his story, he can help others feel more comfortable opening up about their own experiences.

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