‘Mum Faced Shame And Lost Her Marriage Because Of Me’
It is another proof that good mother truly go through a lot just to cater for their children, sometimes even losing their marriages in the process.
Award winning Ghanaian artist, Empress Gifty just confirmed so.
Speaking in an interview, she said that for all the pain and suffering her mother, Agnes Annan, nicknamed “Agaga,” went through to cater for herself and her siblings, she would do whatever it takes to make her happy.
Empress Gifty in the interview with The Herald, said her mother went through a lot, not only losing her marriage, but also facing rejection from her former church while trying to bring her up.
Agaga, a Kumawood actress and evangelist of God, loves to hang out with her daughter, gospel singer Empress Gifty.
They are mostly spotted together in public places, either in matching clothes or having fun together like age mates.
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“We didn’t have money. My mother sold cassava and eggs. I sometimes carried the eggs on my head to sell. My mother has also sold fruits, almost every foodstuff. It wasn’t easy…my mother had eight children, but two are deceased.
“I saw my mother struggle to clothe and feed us. I saw the pain she went through, and I will do whatever it takes to make my mother happy. One fateful day, It was Christmas. We had no money, so I had to go sell cassava on Christmas Day. I met a Muslim woman who was touched by my story, she bought all the cassava and asked me to go to church,” she stated.
For all of that, Empress believes that her mother deserves to be honored and pampered.
She is making the submission amidst criticism that she overdoes it when flaunting her on social media.
The newspaper reports that Empress also broke down in tears while narrating her childhood story on Okukuseku The Talk Show with Emelia Brobbey
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“I have seen her suffer and she went extreme to the point where she didn’t care about losing her marriage because of me. She supported me reason why I always go all out now that I have the means. Anything that will make my mother happy, I will do it… she has suffered, we didn’t have it easy,”
“I am the reason why my mother left her former church because they mistreated me.
“She stopped the church because of me. She did so much for me…I don’t want people to say that I am overdoing things when it comes to showing her off. She has suffered and deserves anything I am giving her.”, the performer told the news medium.
-picture courtesy of The Herald