Celebrity’s life is tough because their followers on social media, and even their coworkers, have no idea what lies behind the happy pictures and videos they post.

Mercy Johnson let her guard down and became vulnerable on an episode of Mercy’s Menu, a cookery show she co-hosts with veteran actress Joke Silva.

The mum of four revealed that she had a cancer scare and got her thyroid removed.

It was when the actress went in for the surgery that she was placed on a medication for the rest of her life.

Mercy went on to state that she had received education regarding the negative effects of her medicine and the consequences of not using it when it was necessary.

The actress and her husband Prince Odi Okojie only talked about how to deal with their new reality after their last child, who was just 6 months old at the time, at that point.

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