interview with Encomium magazine that he was building a house for her before she walked out.
Though Kehinde was the first to go public with the news of their separation on Facebook,
Funke Akindele gave her ears to her in-laws who felt she could still
change her mind and that separation actually is not the solution to the
Funke told E24-7MAGAZINE on Friday:
That place is not for me, I have been through hell and back.
was abused emotionally and verbally. Really, I felt we could work
things out when the trouble started two months after the marriage.
But I made up my mind and shut the door of the marriage at him when the trouble was coming to me too much.
stooped to conquer him; buried my fame and name to make him my husband,
but it did not work. At a point in time, I asked if it's not the same
man that was all over me before we married.
He nearly got me off
my career. He called me severally; I did not pick his calls but when he
realized my silence was tormenting him, he took to Facebook.
him when did he come to my house last? He left me here in my rented
apartment with nothing and he will just dash in and dash out. He gets
abusive, caustic anytime we have a misunderstanding and often told me to
my face, he's going to his wife in Oshodi.
He sent me SMS that
he has seen a buyer for his house at Adeniyi Jones for N40million. He
asked me if he should sell it and that if he does, he will buy me a new car and a rent me a new apartment.
now? I don't need all that, I want my sanity. I respect him to the end
but he chose to treat me that way. He said he wanted to clip my wings.
After Funke ignored him, he sent her another text abusing her and calling her names.
“So you can see that he does not mean well for me,” Funke re-iterated.
checks revealed as at Saturday evening that Kehinde was combing the
nooks and crannies of Ikorodu to locate Funke's dad's house.
Now that the cookie has crumbled, Kehinde has been calling and sending text messages, begging her to come back.
He boasted: “I will do anything to win my wife back.”
Observers of the marriage from inception feel that when fame and money come to a meeting point in a relationship, it will result in problems if the couple are not committed and disciplined.
Funke and Kehinde rarely spent substantial time together even at the peak of their marriage.
Both kept to hectic schedules by virtue of their chosen professions.
Funke is often involved in back-to-back shooting on movie sets, Kehinde
jumps from one construction site to another; pressing buttons for his political ambitions; and keeping dates with his wife at home and other women by the side.
sort of arrangement invariably makes keeping faith with the vows of the
union very difficult. In the long run, suspicion will rear its ugly
head and the couple will eventually drift apart, especially when they
don't live under the same roof.