In a tragic turn of events, Violet Avoid, a Zimbabwean filmmaker based in the Philippines, has passed away at the age of 33, just a day after celebrating her birthday. Reports suggest that she took her own life, with depression believed to be a contributing factor.
Approximately two months ago, Avoid, who was once featured in the Malowe music video by Andy Muridzo and Jeetaz Band, shared a heartfelt video on Facebook discussing her ongoing battle with depression. The video has gained widespread attention following her untimely death.
In the emotional footage, Avoid revealed a distressing incident from her past. She disclosed that she had been a victim of sexual assault at her workplace, resulting in an unplanned pregnancy that she attempted to conceal from her husband. The circumstances surrounding the incident were complicated, as she was unaware of the identity of her assailant, only discovering the truth the morning after a night of heavy drinking.
Upon her husband’s return after being away for several months, suspicions arose, leading to a confrontation. The situation escalated to violence, with Avoid’s workplace boss intervening and causing severe injuries to her husband. The events unfolded in a series of unfortunate circumstances that have left many deeply saddened by the filmmaker’s tragic end. 💔🕊️
In a heartbreaking turn of events, Violet Avoid, a Zimbabwean filmmaker based in the Philippines, faced a series of challenges leading to her untimely passing. After a traumatic incident that resulted in her arrest, she took care of her husband during his hospitalization, only to be asked to leave their home upon his discharge.
Following her departure, Avoid found solace and employment at the Seventh Day Adventist church, where she worked as a farmer. Reports indicate that she was in the process of filing for divorce and had relocated to China from the Philippines. She left behind four children—three daughters and a son.
According to sources, Avoid had been facing cyberbullying and was seeking support. In her final Facebook message, posted approximately seven hours before her passing, she expressed the need for proofreaders.
Her poignant words highlighted the challenges individuals face in seeking help, emphasizing the importance of recognizing and appreciating the efforts made to protect them. The message urged reflection on the value of life and the consequences of taking it for granted, leaving many to ponder the complexity of the circumstances that led to this tragic outcome. 💔🕊️