My wife looked away when female fan tried to kiss me – Nigerian actor, Deyemi Okanlawon

Ace Nollywood actor, Deyemi Okanlawon has revealed how his wife, Damilola Okanlawon reacts to advances from female fans towards him.

The 44-year-old thespian said that whenever women flirt with him, his wife ignores them and pretends not to know or act bothered.

Okanlawon who stated this on the Deep Dive podcast hosted by comedian, Teju Babyface, praised his spouse for her tolerance, given his career.

My wife looked away when female fan tried to kiss me - Nigerian actor, Deyemi Okanlawon

He recalled when a lady tried to kiss him and not once has Damilola tried to question him about the flirtatious behaviours in public.

Okanlawon said; “If look away was a person, that is my baby girl [my wife]. I remember one time I went out with friends and some lady tried to kiss me.

Not once has my wife ever questioned me about female fans flirting with me. My wife has not been following me on social media for years. She has never followed me on social media.”

The AMVCA nominee also revealed that he never wanted to be an actor, stressing that he struggles to handle fame.

He said; “I don’t understand fame. I have never dreamt of being an actor. If certain things had happened the way I wanted it to happen, I would never have left the cooperate world. In 2019, I quit acting. Fame is nothing, impact is everything.”

In another news…

Veteran Nigerian actor, Chinedu Ikedieze, also known as Aki, has revealed that he keeps his wife and children away from the public because of his life as a celebrity.

The 45-year-old Nollywood star said he doesn’t show off his family on any of the social media platforms because he wants them to be free.

Ikedieze made this known while having a chat with media personality, Chude Jideonwo, adding that if people know they are related it will affect them

The thespian said; “I have children but I decided to put them aside because I’m the celebrity, they are not. I just want them to be free because the moment everybody gets to know them, it would affect them. And I don’t want that.

“So, I hide them even my wife apart from our wedding announcement that I made, so that she can go to market, do every other thing without much ado.”