My mum was too harsh on me when I got pregnant at 17 - Iretiola Doyle

My mum was too harsh on me when I got pregnant at 17 - Iretiola Doyle

- Veteran actress Iretiola Doyle opens up about harsh treatment from her family members

- In a recent interview she reveals she got pregnant as a teenager at 17

- Following the pregnancy was harsh treatment from her family members especially her own mother

In a recent interview, veteran actress Ireti Doyle revealed how she was treated badly by her family members for getting pregnant at the age of 17. The Wedding Party actress opened up about the worst treatment coming from her own mother.

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Doyle of today is a successful, happily married actress. Little is known of what she faced growing up as a young woman. Her recent revelation suggests she has had her fair share of downs in life. earlier reported how much Ireti Doyle made from her movie in one year.

Nollywood actress Ireti Doyle

Speaking of life as a pregnant 17-year-old she said: "You have to surround yourself with people who love and support you. I was blessed to have people around me; unfortunately these people are not family members. My mother didn’t take it lightly with me. I wouldn’t have handled it the way she did because I belong to a different generation. I was nurtured by people I met and they constantly reminded me that my life didn’t end with that bad situation.”

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As she spoke about her past at Harvesters International Christian Centre in Lagos she mentioned how the event weighed her down but she still prevailed.

She said: "I felt I still remained who I was. I came from a very good home, not by wealth but value. Education was not negotiable in my family. I didn’t want that one mistake to define who I was. But it was quite difficult for me because it was the talk of the town for quite a number of years."

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