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Funke Akindele speaks on how her marriage crashed

Authoritatively, the much celebrated wedding between popular actress, Funke Akindele and Almaroof Kehinde Oloyede has fallen apart and the center can no longer hold. With this circumstance, Funke’s name must also go into the Nigerian book of records as the first celebrity to be divorced on the social media,(facebook), with hubby. It was also one marriage family members of the two parties could not resolve and seem that the marriage was destined to be a premature from the start.
Right from the time the relationship between Funke and Kehinde was made open, keen observers were skeptical about the future of the marriage. All suspecting fingers were directed at Almaroof whose antecedent with women were suspicious, and truly like a leopard that can never change its spots, he has finally proved them right.
It was Almaroof who first blew the break-up open into the public sphere in his facebook to announce that his marriage to Funke was over. He said “It’s with heavy heart that am announcing the separation of me and my wife Mrs Olufunke Akindele, we’ve both agreed to go our separate ways because of irreconcilable differences. We still best of friends and we forever remain good friends”.
After few days of not taking a stand, Funke finally summoned the courage to confirm their separation. According to a statement from Funke’s publicist, NEECEE, “We want to formally inform that after consultation and consideration, she (Funke) is now separated from Mr. Kehinde Oloyede as his wife”
Why the Break Up
Those in the know agreed that Funke’s fourteen months of marriage was like a trauma. According to sources close to her, it was a troubled marriage she did not deserve. It was gathered that shortly after the marriage, Funke began to know the reality of Kehinde’s marital status, as a celebrated polygamist. Two months into the marriage, Kehinde recorded two pregnancies from others women and still counting.
As at last count, it was reported that Kehinde has no fewer than eight kids from different women. As if that was not enough trauma for Funke, Kehinde was said not to be emotionally disturbed or care about his celebrity wife. On few occasions Funke was said to have confronted him with the allegation while Kehinde was alleged to have landed her some corrective battering on those occasions,
It was the physical assault according to sources that was the last straw that broke the camel’s back. While he managed to fence family members from Funke, the actress was actually reeling in the shock of her life.
Precisely, about seven months into the marriage, Funke left her matrimonial home for her family house in Ikeja where she was given necessary psychological support. Sources however affirmed that the story of wife battery is closely related to how Kehinde’s first wife who bore him three kids left. The lady was said to have been badly injured on a particular day that she eventually ran for cover and left the kids in his care. Afterward, he took in another woman who has also given him two kids making five in kitty. There is also one Fadere who is now synonymous with Kehinde.
NEXT STEP
Funke seems to have put the whole things behind her as she has moved on with her career. Last Friday, she was spotted at  Bishop Court venue of the burial ceremony of Dr. Reuben Abati’s mother in Abeokuta, Ogun State. There, she appeared not perturbed with the raging stories about her marital life. When she was cornered by News of the People, she begged not to be quoted and simply called for understanding saying, “I tried my best to safe the situation”.
Almaroof’s Next Move
Shortly after the whole scandal broke out, a source revealed that Almaroof has since begun to beg Funke, promising to get her a befitting apartment and a new car. The source hinted “Even as at Saturday before Funke left for Enugu, he was still calling her to beg for forgiveness.” As events continue to unfold, who knows what next?

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5 Comments

  1. funke,pls don’t go back to kehinde.let him go..every talk about you will soon be over.then you can get urself another man in future.i don’t even like that guy from day one.God forgives me.

  2. Funke don’t mind them jare, were they there when you 1st met? Do they know the condition attached before you agree to marry him. You are an adult follow your mind pls.

  3. but of course she knew about all his kids and she was not perturbed. I bet she was equally warned but remained deaf to all warnings.
    Well its her life and i wish her well but she knew this was coming.. no woman deserves to be a boxing bag..

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