Hélène Selam Kleih

Writer, presenter, model and founder of HIM + HIS – an anthology book and network focused on male identity and mental health.

Where were you born? Born in Paris. However, I’ve always lived in London.

A biopic of your life is in the pipeline. Who is playing you? André 3000.

Most overused phrase? “Wicked.”

What’s a book or film that changed your life? I Don't Want to Talk about It: Overcoming the Secret Legacy of Male Depression by Terrence Real. Real recognises the difference between covert and overt depression. He uses his life – his own depression, his abusive father’s depression, and the potential his two sons have – to rebuke the stigmas of ‘unmanliness.’

You’re about to book a one-way ticket to…

Goyave in Guadeloupe. I’ve lived there for a couple of months and should have never left. I need the sun to survive.

As seen in…

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