I Was Raped By My Uncle At 15, Toyin Lawani Reveals
Serial entrepreneur, leisure superstar and display screen goddess, Toyin Lawani of the famed Tiannah Empire has revealed some surprising particulars about her life.
In an interview with Chude Jideonwo, the Actual Housewives of Lagos star mentioned she left residence at a younger age because of an unsavoury expertise.
“Once I was 15, I obtained raped by one in all my uncles. It was so unhealthy for me. I couldn’t inform my mum. Have you learnt when somebody bullies you to the extent you can’t speak?
I opened as much as one in all my aunties, and he or she took me to Ibadan the place they tried to do away with the being pregnant. The being pregnant was about 5 months already as a result of I didn’t inform anybody.
It was round that point that I used to be to get right of entry to UNILAG. My mum was on the telephone asking me why I wasn’t again from the vacation at my grandma’s place, I didn’t know what to inform her so I fainted.
When she got here again, as a result of she was in Hong Kong at the moment, the physician instructed her. She couldn’t take it, as a result of I used to be so younger and since the particular person was so near the household. Who I used to be, and the place I’ve been, has formed me into who I’m right now. I can take a loss, and arise straight in entrance of you and I gained’t present you weak spot,” she narrated.
“I grew up in a sort of household the place there’s a manner you’re anticipated to behave. They may tie my fingers and legs, pour water on my physique, to beat me if I mess up. My dad, my mum, and my grandma used to right me then. I’ll look them within the eyes and inform them ‘I can do that, with out you’.
I’ll actually reside in individuals’s homes (with associates) once I go away residence. I had nobody. I’m from a prestigious household in Ibadan and I used to be looking for my manner”, she added.
She additionally revealed extra surprising experiences of her life, together with dropping a child and her travails in romantic relationships and enterprise.