Flamboyant Kenyan female singer Esther Akoth aka Akothee broke down in tears during her Up Close interview with Betty Kyallo remembering the struggles she went through trying to make ends meet.
Akothee breaks down in tears during candid interview with Betty Kyallo (Video)
Madam Boss overwhelmed by Emotions
Akothee who visited one of the Markets in Mombasa where she used to sell “Omena” as main source of income.
In her story, Akothee narrated how the women she used to work with on that particular market used to help her when she had just given birth with nothing to eat.
“It just brought back the memories, (a crying Akothee) I can’t remember how many times this woman gave me fish , when I had just given birth to my daughter, and my parents in-law kicked me out, you know how you can get hungry after giving birth. I remember her lending me fish; they helped me a lot. I lived here for ten years, I remember having gone to the market to sell Kahawa shilling Moja Moja when the child was only two weeks, I don’t know where I was getting the energy from. You know I even gave birth my second born to the streets because I didn’t have money for the hospital, nilisukuma mwenyewe tu” said Akothee.
Asked on whether, at some point she will consider joining Politics, the Lotto hit maker stated she doesn’t have any ambitions of joining the political world.
“No politics for me and I love peace, I know politics is too demanding, I don’t have heart for politics and I always I can’t lie so no politics for me” added Akothee.
During the Up Close Interview, Akothee visited on a high school where one of the students she is sponsoring studies, clearing all the school fees, to ensure the student who is an orphan stays in school throughout.
Madam Boss, also revealed that her life took a new turn after her Mzungu Baby Daddy disowned her when she was pregnant, asking her to consider abortion at a time her pregnancy was 4 months.
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