Letitia Wright revealed she almost gave up acting before she found God and since becoming a Christian she has landed a role in the Marvel Cinematic Universe movie 'Black Panther'.
Letitia Wright almost gave up acting before she found God.
The 24-year-old actress landed her big break in the 2016 movie 'Urban Hymn' and now Wright has a role in the Marvel Cinematic Universe as Shuri in the new 'Black Panther' movie, but she admitted she almost walked away from her passion during a ''very difficult'' period in her life.
But after taking a break and becoming a devout Christian she re-discovered her passion for the art form.
Speaking on UK TV show 'This Morning' on Friday (09.02.18). Wright said: ''Yeah I was going through a lot. A very difficult time in my life and I just needed to take a break from acting because I really idolised it. So I came off from it and I went on a journey to discover God and my relationship with God and I became a Christian and it really gave me so much love and life within myself and so much I felt secure and I felt I didn't need validation from anyone else or from getting a part. And my happiness wasn't dependent on that. It was dependent on my relationship with God.''
Because of her religious beliefs, Letitia - who will reprise her role as Shuri in the upcoming 'Avengers: Infinity War' - doesn't rely on her career for validation in her life and that has helped her acting.
She said: ''I am centred in who I am and I'm really grateful. I'm not perfect especially as a Christian you're not perfect but you're walking every day and trying to just stay connected and yeah it's helped me a lot and I'm really grateful.''
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