NUBUNKeGIST: “What I Will Do If My Husband Cheats” – Omawumi
Nigerian musician and actress, Omawumi, has revealed what she will do if her husband cheats on her.
The 37-year-old in a recent episode of actress, Mercy Johnson’s, cook
show, Mercy’s Menu revealed she will stay in her marriage even after he
Answering a hypothetical question of if she would leave if she caught her husband cheating.
“No, never. I can’t leave because of that one error. It’s
not a good way to do these things but you know, I call my husband my
partner, it’s a partnership, na two of us na hin dey inside (we are both
in the relationship together).
So, what you would not want me to do to you, don’t do it to me. “It’s
not feminism, it’s very simple mathematics. I didn’t say it’s equal
partnership because my husband is the head of my home and it’s not
feminism but when you go and cheat, and you say it’s by mistake, did you
fall inside by mistake? But he needs to explain to me, do you want to
do it again?
Those are the questions we would discuss and then he will pay a
penalty under punishment like say you aren’t visiting home front again
because you have gone to visit outside. It has never happened to me
before, I and my husband are not saints but we are just blessed and you
don’t know a man to the end,” she said.
She also said she had learnt to communicate with her husband as they
grew together. In January, Omawumi had celebrated the first anniversary
of her traditional wedding.
Omawumi and Mr Yusuf have been legally married since 2015 but only
had their traditional ceremony in Warri, Delta State, in 2018. They have