Speaking in an exclusive interview with Mediaroomhub TV, the Nollywood actress talked about her all-encompassing lover for her son, Andre, her charity foundation and its Back To School initiative, as well as her marital problems.
Actress tells all in new exclusive interview [Video]
Tonto Dikeh dishes on all the drama, good and bad, in her life in an exclusive interview.
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When asked about how it had felt to hold her son in her arms for the first time, she said, "The feeling was really strange... I say strange because I saw my heart on my arms, carrying my son is like carrying my own heart. I heard his heartbeat, I was so overwhelmed."
Concerning the impact of her pregnancy and delivery on her career, Tonto said she knew she would not be going back to work immediately after her delivery due to her love for her son.
"I didn't have any other thoughts apart from being a mother. Going for my pregnancy, coming to terms with it and giving birth.
"I always told myself that is I ever gave birth, I was going to breastfeed my child for a year. I did that for a year and a week."
When asked about the stories making the rounds on social media about her marital issues, Tonto said,
"I've read them too, I've seen them too. Truly they hurt. That's the word I can use to quantify how I feel about it.
"It is only because I am a public figure that the word is out there. In all of this, i am praying for strength, I'm praying for wisdom. I'm praying for everything that I can to move on and go ahead.
"It is a bitter experience for me air. Being here alone it's.... it's not easy."
Fighting back tears, she adds, "I am here because... I'm here because I believe that I will be helping someone, somewhere."
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All the same, Tonto revealed that she does not regret getting married as she tries not to regret anything and sees that every experience makes you a stronger person.
Since the controversial actress confirmed her split from her husband, Churchill Oladunni, she has hurled several accusations at him, ranging from domestic violence to abandonement.
Tonto disclosed that her union to Churchill was all a sham full of lies, deceit and above all cheating.
Watch the rest of the interview below.
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