Letitia reportedly took a break from acting at age 20 after becoming severely depressed, having realized she’d become wholly obsessed with and dependent on her craft. “I was in the dark going through so many bad things, when the world didn’t know about Shuri and Letitia and whatever is happening now,” she revealed to Vanity Fair.
Today, she credits her success to her relationship with God, which was seeded at a London actors’ Bible study that she attended with her then-classmate Malachi Kirby. “I said, ‘Okay, Jesus, I’ll try you,’ and I haven’t looked back since,” the actress told W Magazine. “I don’t really consider myself religious. I view it more as a relationship. And if anyone thinks that’s weird, then okay.”
So many people are talking about the rebooted makeover show, where a “Fab Five” sort another guy’s life out in a frankly impossible three titting days. It’s got quite a different feel to the original version, which debuted in 2003.
In case you haven’t watched the new version yet, here’s who they are from left to right: Bobby Berk (interior design), Karamo Brown (culture), Antoni Porowski (food), Jonathan Van Ness (grooming), and Tan France (fashion).
She explained: “People keep saying we should do the John Jr thing, but John and his ego. He was like, ‘I don’t want him to feel he has to live up to that.’ And I was like, ‘Wow, you’re a jerk. What a jerk. Like, oh I’m sorry, heaven forbid he do what you do, it’s so incredible.”