Funke Akindele finally opens up on her Separation From JJC Skillz
Funke Akindele finally breaks silence on separation from husband, JJC Skillz; reveals reason
Funke Akindele Opens Up On Separation From JJC Skillz.
After months of keeping quiet, Funke Akindele finally spoke out about her recent separation from entertainment entrepreneur JJC Skillz.
In an interview with Legit.ng, the actress who recently hosted the launch of her box office hit, “Battle on Buka Street,” discussed a variety of topics.
The Jenifa actor discussed her newest film and the sources of its inspiration while also detailing what transpired in her second marriage and the reasons it ended in separation.
Speaking on her new movie, ‘Battle on Buka Stree’, Funke gave an insight into what inspired the film:
“Battle on Buka Street tells the Nigerian story, an insight into our culture, and an appreciation of our food but done from an entertaining and comical angle woven with many moral lessons.”
She also touched on her separation from her husband, JJC Skillz. She said:
“Well, the truth is our dreams and vision of what our marriage should be just no longer aligned. And efforts to make it work all fell on deaf ears, so why hang around.”
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Funke Akindele also had this to say when we asked her what she stands to gain by going into politics;
“As a young person in Lagos, I’m bothered because my future is at stake, and the future of my boys is at stake if we continue to live like this in Lagos. No matter your tribe, as long as you live in Lagos, and you’re tired of the standard of living, the present situation of things, and there is a feeling that it is time for a change, well now you have it. That is the succour my principal and I intend to provide.”
Recall that JJC whose real name is Abdulrasheed Bello announced his separation from Funke in an Instagram post on Thursday, June 30.
He disclosed that the last two years had been difficult for them and he tried his best to make things work. He added that Funke asked him to leave their matrimonial home three months prior the post.
The 45-year-old noted that he was making the announcement to clear the air and make it known to the public that they have decided to go their separate ways. He wrote:
“Dear Friends and family I need to let you know that Funke and I have separated. While it lasted we shared a lot of things together and have created 2 beautiful children. The last two years have been extremely difficult for us. I know I have tried my best to fix things but I believe it is beyond repair now.”
Funke and JJC got married in a private ceremony in London on August 23, 2016, the eve of her 39th birthday.