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Shaffy Bello reveals why she divorced her husband


Common Nollywood actress Shaffy Bello has mentioned she has separated from her husband who took excellent care of her to satisfy her ambition

The actress revealed this in a chat with Chude Jideonwo, as she shared how her marriage ended 5 years in the past.

Shaffy Bello’s first likelihood within the leisure trade was when she starred in a 1997 hit by Seyi Sodimu titled “Love me Jeje”.

Shaffy grew up in america the place she accomplished her schooling. Her first main movie was Eti Keta, a Yoruba movie.

She mentioned she selected divorce as a result of she felt too boxed in by the burden of motherhood.

“I needed to unfold my wings. I felt like I used to be pregnant and I could not have a baby. I felt like my wings have been boxed in and I used to be boxed in. I longed for extra, however did not understand the sacrifice that may entail,” she mentioned.

“I’ve paid the worth of [not] bond with my youngsters. Once I got here to Nigeria, typically I might keep in my room and cry, like, ‘oh my god, what am I doing?’ I left them. My daughter was 13 and my son was 11.

Thoughts you, I used to be a hands-on mother: come dwelling, take a nap, set the desk, all that. And I imply, stop my job to lift my youngsters. That is why I solely had two. So once they grew up a bit, I went again to work.

“I sacrificed every little thing as a result of I consider they did not ask to be born. I needed to offer them every little thing. Leaving them was an enormous sacrifice, nevertheless it rotated perpetually. I got here again and needed to be a Yoruba actor.

“I’ve discovered my calling; paid the worth of divorce 5 years in the past. He was man, however I bought to a spot the place I needed extra. I needed to make that option to give attention to what I needed. I’ve labored too laborious and I am not sacrificing something.”

In 2012, she starred as Joanne Lawson within the hit TV collection, Tinsel.

Bello has since starred in a number of Yoruba and English language movie/TV collection resembling ‘When Love Occurs’, ‘Gbomo Gbomo Specific’, ‘Style of Love’, ‘Chief Daddy’, ‘Elevator Child’, ‘The Males’s Membership’ and ‘ Your Excellency’.

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