“Fela knew I’d say no” Onyeka Onwenu addresses getting a marriage proposal from Fela Kuti and all the powerful men she’s been rumoured to have slept with (video)
“Fela knew I’d say no” Onyeka Onwenu addresses getting a marriage proposal from Fela Kuti and all the powerful men she’s been rumoured to have slept with.
Onyeka Onwenu, an award-winning singer, actress and author, granted an interview where she opened up about her life, marriage, children, and suffering depression.
During the interview with Chude Jidonwo, Onyeka Onwenu spoke about her marriage to her ex-husband that produced two sons.
She also spoke about suffering abuse and getting out of the abusive situation.
She went on to address the rumours of all the powerful men she was alleged to have slept with, including the allegation that former Nigerian President, Olusegun Obasanjo got married to her secretly.
Chude said during the interview: “There’s a long list of people you’re alleged to have slept with.
Onyeka Onwenu replied: “Absolutely. “
Chude then goes on to name some of the people, saying: “Sony Okosun, Fela –“
“Sony Ade,” Ms Onwenu interjects.
Chude continues: “Obasanjo…”
And Onyeka Onwenu adds: “Yes. They even said he married me. Ahn ahn, what is this? If he’s going to marry me, then we’ll make it public.”
She further spoke about receiving a marriage proposal from the legendary Fela Kuti.
I think it was his way of thanking me for coming out in support of him when he was jailed,” the singer added.