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Yvonne Nelson’s reveals ex-partner Iyanya’s infidelity with Nollywood actress Tonto Dikeh in Memoir

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In her emotionally charged memoir, “I Am Not Yvonne Nelson” award-winning actress Yvonne Nelson has shared a heartbreaking revelation of infidelity involving her ex-partner, Nigerian singer Iyanya, and popular actress Tonto Dikeh.

The memoir, which name-drops a number of influential personalities and their role in her life has captivated readers with its raw and honest storytelling with the likes

According to THE ‘Princess Tyra’ actress, Iyanya who even went as far as getting a Tattoo of her initials on his wrist had a decent relationship with her prior to the cheating rumours and subsequent breakup.

Excerpt from “I Am Not Yvonne Nelson”

“We had a decent relationship. breakfast in bed and all the niceties of a dream relationship one could think of. I had the assurance that he was someone I could be with forever. He tattooed my initials, YN, on his wrist, and I thought that was a big deal. If he wasn’t serious about the he wouldn’t do that. In his hit song, “Ur Waist”, he mentioned how he lusted over me”.”One can therefore imagine my shock when I returned to Ghana after one of my visits to Nigeria and someone called me from his house”

However, the shocking revelation came to light when Nelson returned to Ghana after one of her visits to Nigeria when  an informant via a phone call reached out to share Iyanya’s secret affair with an actress that shattered her world

“The caller said anytime I left Iyanya’s place, another actress came over to him and sometimes slept over. The person felt strongly that there was something going on between them and thought I should know. That actress turned out to be Tonto Dikeh of Nigeria, one of the female celebrities Iyanya named in his “Ur Waist” song,” she penned.

The profound betrayal left Nelson devastated and prompted her to vent her anguish on Twitter.

In response, Tonto Dikeh herself took to the platform, suggesting that people change, including their feelings, and advised Nelson to move on.

“When I was convinced about the authenticity of the information I received, I was heartbroken. I took to Twitter to rant and vent. Tonto Dike responded on Twitter, saying people changed and so did feelings, so l should move on”.

Nelson admits that upon confirming the authenticity of the information she received, her heartbreak deepened.

The actress acknowledges that even if Dikeh had not entered the picture, she would have eventually realized the need to leave the relationship.

The realization of Iyanya’s repeated betrayal and his unfaithful nature made it clear that her fate would not have been any different.

“I later heard more stories about what Iyanya did with some of his female crew members. It convinced me that what happened between him and Tonto Dike wasn’t an isolated incident. It was a pattern, his way of life. I knew I eventually would have left even if Tonto Dikeh hadn’t come into the picture. I did not see the need to keep fighting her for a man I had lost, especially when I knew her fate was not going to be different from mine,” she said

 

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