"A Different World" star, Cree Summer rung in the new year with a somber admission that she had a difficult year.
"Hands down This was one of the worst years of my life. One step at a terrified time, one [expletive] thought at a time."
In the picture, she takes a selfie styled in her signature braided pigtails and brown wide-brimmed bowler hat.
She was dressed in all black; in a black t-shirt and a leather jacket with several badges pinned to the front. She accessorized her look with large round sunglasses and gold chains.
"The sun continued to rise, My Savages give me millions of reasons to smile and My Sisters make me laugh when I don't want to. Even Pain has a silver lining, and the gifts are deeper than the sea."
Ending her message on a positive note, she expressed how she is grateful for the support from friends and her two daughter's, Hero and Brave, whom she's nicknamed her "savages."
It is reported, Cree is married to Angelo Pullen, who is a filmmaker and photographer. The couple is believed to be living in Toronto.
Cree Summer and her husband Angelo Pullen stand pool side as they arrive for the opening night of "Ma Rainey's Black Bottom" at Mark Taper Forum, on September 11, 2016, in Los Angeles, California| Source: Gabriel Olsen/Getty Images
is most recognized for her role as Freddie Brooks in "A Different World" her career has spanned over 34 years. She started off doing voiceovers and has voiced over 100 characters.
In an interview, she said growing up as an only child for the first ten years of her life without a television helped her create many of the voices because she would go into different characters while playing with her toys.
Despite her personal struggles, her career doesn't seem to have slowed down. She has made appearances as Octavia Laurent in season four of Queen Sugar Season. Recently, she also played Lenny in the 2019 movie "Better things."