Actress Nse Ikpe-Etim has revealed how she felt inadequate after discovering she can’t give birth to children.
The movie star disclosed this in her interview with media personality Chude Jideonwo on his show #WithChude.
The award -winning actress, who is 47, said she was not ashamed about not being able to have kids of her own.
“I didn’t feel shame but inadequacy, I felt inadequate as a woman because every time it was mentioned I would remember. So that’s what it was,” she said.
“Shame, I’m not ashamed. The least that I would be but I’m thankful for how I was brought up, we don’t tie shame to ourselves. We live through life fully and that’s how it is.”
While speaking of how supportive her husband has been said: “My husband had stood by me through all of this because that’s the way it’s supposed to be when people say oh we need to really be thankful for. What really happened?? This is us, you walk in there as if it’s a partnership, what comes good, bad, ugly, it’s us just let it be,” she added.
When asked if she’s open to adoption, the actress said ‘never say never. “You never say never, but right now Clifford and I are dog parents. People should be allowed to live, what else? We are okay! And nothing defines you, not one thing defines you,” she said.
Ike-Etim got married in 2013 to her hubby Clifford Sule.
In 2019, the actress revealed her inability to conceive children. (Nation)