- Top Nigerian actress Funke Akindele and husband JJC Skillz got married in a secret ceremony in 2016
- JJC has now opened up about how he proposed to her back in 2016
- He said she laughed at his first proposal so he made it even more romantic the second time around
Nollywood actress and Jenifa star, Funke Akindele Bello, got married in a private ceremony in London to husband Abdul Rasheed Bello aka JJC Skillz in August 2016.
Now, JJC has opened up about how he gave her such a romantic proposal, she could not resist. NAIJ.com gathered that he said this in an interview with SUN Newspaper.
He said: "I’m definitely a romantic person, so I gave her a dose of it. It wasn’t in an open place, because only very few people knew as at then. So, that very day, she came home to meet flowers, candles everywhere; quite a romantic set up. When she saw it, she had no choice than to say ‘Yes’."
"To be honest, I had proposed to her earlier and she laughed at me. I think that was a week after we met. I was like ‘I have never met anyone like you, marry me’. And she just laughed at me. And then, I promised that, that she would be my wife. I play around a lot, but then, I meant it."
He also spoke about their relationship and marriage. In his words: "When I found my wife, I knew I had found my better-half. Now, when I think about things, I share it all with my wife. She’s very hard working, in fact I don’t know anyone like us in this industry; she works day and night. We wake up every single day, with the mind set of making ourselves happy."
"I met her when we started working together on the Jenifa series The first time I saw her, I was wowed. We tried to keep the whole work as professional as possible but along the line, emotions ran high. She’s loving, caring, hard working, she’s all a man could ever ask for."
"My wife is a fantastic cook, she’s an amazing woman, everything about her attracted me to her. I would want to eat her meals for the rest of my life. Especially ewedu and pounded yam; that’s number one."
"My wife would say, that she apologies first, but I refuse because I know I apologize first. Most times, we apologize at the same time. No relationship or marriage is perfect, so such things are normal. In fact, we hardly do find ourselves in such situations."
"We both have had our own fair share of horrible relationship experiences, so we appreciate each other a whole lot. We value our love and hold it tight. A lots of people in the world are looking at us with envy, while some are hoping and praying that one day, we would break up."
"We are going to disappoint them because we try to hard to keep ourselves in check, encourage ourselves and most importantly, pray for ourselves. I thank God, I have my best friend as a wife! I’m indeed so lucky."
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