Nigerian model, Adetutu has been trending, after she got Rihanna’s attention though the help of some social media users.
Adetutu spoke with Saturday Beats and she’s opened up about her tribal marks.
According to her, she was bullied due to the marks and it’s discouraged her from going for university education.
She stated, “I began demonstrating a year ago after I turned out from my shell or covering up because of my ancestral imprints. The harassing began in my essential and auxiliary school days. Because of this, I took in an expertise as opposed to going to college.
“I should consider law yet I chose not to take the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination at all since I was terrified of being harassed in the college. I trusted that in the event that I went to college, I may wind up slaughtering myself.
“Afterward, I needed to ask my folks for what good reason they gave me these innate imprints and they disclosed to me it was a direct result of our way of life and to exhibit my excellence.
“I didn’t include in any of my elementary school pictures on account of my inborn checks and despite the fact that I had companions, I was constantly similar to a fifth wheel in the gathering. A humiliating day for me was the point at which a customer instructed me to dependably disguise my ancestral imprints whenever I came to work with her. She inevitably revealed to me that she couldn’t work with me.”
She additionally revealed that her innate imprints has made a few outsiders disclose to her that she was appalling.
“Now and again when I stroll out and about, individuals would drag me, just to reveal to me I am monstrous however I generally disregard them since a few people safeguard me,” she said.
The Nigerian model additionally uncovered that her child daddy left her in view of her inborn imprints. She said;
“One of the reasons the father of my child absconded was because of my tribal marks. He could not be with me in public and he only made us meet at night; we dated for some months in 2008 and I got pregnant in 2009. I bore a girl for him and she will be nine years old this year.
“I felt I was the ugliest girl in the world. I got fed up with relationships because men didn’t always want to go out with me during the day; they would prefer to be with me at night. There was a guy I dated for two years and that was the condition of the relationship, so I had to endure.
“My mum died when I was four years old, so I grew up with a single dad. When I got pregnant, I had to run away from home to a foundation that accommodated me.”
In reaction, some social media users questioned how her baby daddy ‘did it’ with her.