News began making the rounds online that the 46-year-old actress is ill and in a mental health facility in Texas, after she deleted all her posts on Instagram and unfollowed everyone on the platform.
Though she returned to Instagram on Wednesday with a video of herself painting on a canvas, netizens believe the video was shared by her team to seemingly dismiss the viral reports.
A concerned fan then reached out to Genevieve’s colleague and close friend, Uche Jombo, asking that she check up on her friend.
The fan identified as @adie_godwin20 took to the comment section of an Instagram post about Genevieve, and pleaded with Uche Jombo to check on her.
“@uchejombo Please check on her and let me know if she is okay. I know she is your best friend. ” The follower wrote.
Responding, Uche hinted that the actress is in good health and urged the fan to not believe everything he sees online.
“How about you don’t believe everything you see on social media?” Uche Jombo wrote.
See their exchange below,