Texas power outage: Actress Mistura Asunranmu, kids burn papers on grill in living room to stay warm

Texas power outage: Actress Mistura Asunranmu, kids burn papers on grill in living room to stay warm

- Actress Mistura Asunramu has shared her family’s experience amid the ongoing power outages in Texas

- The actress shared a video showing how they had to keep warm by burning papers on a grilling machine in their home

- Asunranmu while lamenting their condition called on people in the country to stay safe

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US-based Nollywood actress, Mistura Asunramu, has taken to her page on social media with a video showing how her family is coping amid the ongoing power outages in Texas.

In the video posted by the actress, a grilling machine was spotted in the living room with her and her kids throwing in old newspapers to keep the house warm.

Texas power outage: Actress Mistura Asunranmu, kids burn papers on grill in living room to stay warm

Actress Mistura Asunranmu and her family devised a means to stay warm. Photo: @misturaasunranmu
Source: Instagram

Asunranmu was heard in the background lamenting about their current predicament. The actress disclosed that there has been no light in Dallas; a city in Texas, where they reside and as such they have not been able to keep the house warm.

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A different portion of the video captured the actress on a road trip. Asunranmu disclosed that they had to leave their house as it is hard to survive in the cold without electricity to keep them warm.

Sharing the post on her page, she wrote:

"Its not funny anymore.. We understand they have more snow in other states but we slept in d cold house, cold bed, no food, no water, no light to supply the heat.. We need to leave the house.. All companies closed down just within 1 day.. Wow pls stay safe and warm.. just checking on my ppl oo."

Watch the video below:

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Fans have also expressed concern for the movie star’s wellbeing. Read some comments sighted on her page below:

akoladehighlander said:

"Wow ...pls stay safe."
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biola_adekunle said:

"It's well with you and your family sis."

gloriamba said:

"Waoooo this is not good.pele."

atinukeogbevire said:

"Thanks l also lodge in hotel that have light. May God help us in lrving."

cinemma24 said:

"Mama the smoke is not good at all for y’all."

Meanwhile, there have been several outcries on social media since the partial collapse of Texas’ power system. Other Nigerians who reside in the US have also shared their various experiences in the country.

Legit.ng previously reported that a 2016 American Community Survey, stated there are about 380,785 Americans with Nigerian roots, even as it said that 277,027 US residents were born in Nigeria.

It was also reported that Texas state had the highest number of Nigerian residents with the number pegged at over 60,000 in 2019.


Adeyinka Odutuyo is an entertainment/lifestyle journalist at Legit.ng with over three years of working experience in the media industry.

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He has a degree in Linguistics and Communication Studies from Osun State University, Osogbo. When he is not writing about celebrities, you will find him blogging about local Nigerian recipes on Instagram (@playfoodbyyinka)

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