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Omawumi: I Will Keep My Personal Life Away From My Music

Source: Alayande Dayo - Nigeriafilms.com
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Omawumi: I Will Keep My Personal Life Away From My Music

There are some secrets that cannot be hidden like the daughter of Omawumi, the fact that she has never revealed the father of her daughter has made her prone to a lot of scrutiny from a lot of people including the media house, this is the second time she is coming out to defend the paternity of her child this year.

The first one was with Vanguard newspapers and now, it is with Thisday newspapers she has to explain why she is careful of the reasons why she does not like discussing the paternity of her daughter.

'I never hid my child's paternity but I felt that since I'm not married, I don't need to come out and say this is the father of my child. It is always ideal for someone who wants to marry you to be the one to identify himself. Another thing is that he might not want to identify himself because he is not an artiste. He might not want that part of my life. Omawumi explained

He might just love me and my child. So I like to respect people's privacy. I also strongly feel that it is my job as a musician to entertain you and if you feel like my personal life is your business, it doesn't mean I feel the same way. Initially when I got pregnant, I didn't feel the need to come out and start telling people that this is the father of my child. I didn't feel I owed it to anyone.'

Omawumi made it known that it is only her family and close friends who are privilege of knowing who the father of her child is as they are in an affair, and it is a very healthy relationship, she hates controversies coming around her daughter as she is old enough to read and understand what is written on print. She is not willing to reveal the identity of her man and wish people would understand that she is a human others are looking up to

This is true, as she made it known in old interview with Vanguard, '…I know fans want me to talk about who I am and who I'm sharing my life with but they should understand that as long as I breathe, I will keep my personal life away from my music. Take one because you can't take all of me. So sometimes I'm aggressive and shun whoever asks me questions about my personal life…'

Her personal life is no go area…