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Amidst divorce controversy, Actress Yvonne Jegede reveals her sons surname

Daily Gist Staff



Nollywood actress, Yvonne Jegede welcomed her first child, Xavier few months ago. She has taken to her social media space to share adorable maternity photos with caption;
‘Pregnancy brings a new meaning to the concept of beauty. It is a period of immense joy coupled with excitement. The feeling of carrying a little soul within you is magnificent. Every kick and every turn was as precious as every minute I hold my angel in my hands. I love you Xavier Jegede-Fawole’

For months, there have been rumours that actors Yvonne Jegede and Olakunle “Abounce” Fawole‘s marriage was in crisis. Well, Yvonne has now confirmed that they are no longer living together and have gone their separate ways in an explosive interview with pulse. “We started having issues before the birth of Xavier (their son). I think I was about two to three months pregnant when the issues came. Immediately the issues came, there was never a dull moment, it just kept going up and up and it got worse and it got bad and today here we are,” she said.


She continued: “Right now, we are not living together, and we are not living as husband and wife, we are not husband and wife anymore and I would say a mutual agreement to go our separate ways. It didn’t work out, it wasn’t working out.” Jegede also responded to rumours about the paternity of her son Xavier, saying Abounce “is 100% sure he’s his son”.

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She said: I don’t call him. I only reached out to him when I feel the need to because he knows Xavier is his son, he is 100% sure he’s his son. He’s been to the house twice after we got back to the country, he’s come to see his son twice and he has pictures with his son on his phone which I took so why he’s not posting them, maybe his personal reasons, maybe he’s not like me who is showing my joy to the world. I don’t know but is that enough to give me a name? No, you don’t give me a name like that.


Common! That is not right, people tried to bully me or make dry joke over this, about my life, would you be happy if I were your sister but anyways, I am here, I am strong and will be strong for my son. I have morals to set for him and what the world is about.” Yvonne told Pulse that she and Abounce had sweet moments together during their marriage.The couple got married in 2017 and welcomed Xavier in November 2018.

However, it will be recalled that Yvonne Jegede dedicates child amidst marriage crisis.The movie star took to her Instagram page where she posted a photo of the baby and thanked a number of friends who turned up for the dedication. She captioned the photo. “Thank you to everyone who came out to celebrate Xavier the love of my life. So grateful for the love. ” What do you think about this? Kindly drop a message in the comment section.