Actress, Funke Akindele Reveals Why She Rushed Into Her First Marriage

Popular Nollywood actress, Funke Akindele has revealed why she rushed into her first marriage.

Recall the actress had married Lagos big boy, Alhaji Almaroof in 2012.

They had a talk of the town wedding, but a year after, the marriage crashed.

Speaking to Chude about why she got married in the first place, she said;

“You know, I just wanted to get married. I want to do things right, have children and all that. And I went into the (first) marriage, it didn’t work fine. And it ended in a very bad way, in social media, the noise was everywhere. I was actually filming and somebody called me and told me, I wanted to die!

"You know I cried, lost some good deals then. But I didn’t let it’s break me.”

“As a young lady out there, do not be pressured to get married. Get married because you want to get married, get married because you love him, you want to spend the rest of your life with him. Don’t get married because mummy and daddy are saying get married or your friend just got married, have children because you want to have children, you want to be blessed with children, you love children.

"Don't have children because the society will say “ah she’s barren ohh, 12 years 6 years e never marry” ignore the gossips, ignore the naysayers, give them “sorry the middle finger, I don’t care”. Yes, ignore because you have your life, do what makes you happy.”

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