- Actress Patience Ozokwo revealed that she had to stick by her sick husband even when everyone thought she would leave
- The veteran also said that her background as a Christian gave her the courage to get through the tough times as God came through for her
- Patience also recounted how she struggled to raise her kids with her ailing husband
Nollywood actress, Patience Ozokwo recently spilled the bean about some of the challenging moments in her life and her big break into the movie industry.
In an interview with Rubbinmindsnow shared on Instagram, the talented woman talked extensively about her struggles when her husband fell terribly ill.
Patience stated that she had no choice but to stick with the sick man even when everyone thought she would leave at some point.
She continued by saying that she had to battle with taking care of their kids and her ailing husband without the option of divorce because of her background as a Christian
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Speaking further and addressing how she got into Nollywood, the thespian said that God made things difficult for her in life just to order her steps in the right direction.
Ozokwo stated that she had a husband who was down with diabetes and hypertension, and she struggled to help her children.
Her big break came when her cousin mentioned that Chief Zebrudaya also known as Chika Okpala needed someone to work and she met with a team who gave her a script in the absence of the man.
Majoring in wickedness does not mean I can't do other roles - Nollywood veteran Patience Ozokwo says
On reading the script and producing an Igbo attire, she was picked for the advert and was lucky enough to get called again for an NTA soap opera.
Patience who was still furthering her studies at that time became a Nollywood star after her feature in the soap opera.
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Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that Patience revealed that she can never get tired of playing her stereotypic wicked mother-in-law roles.
According to her, an actor should be elastic and do whatever job they are given well, which is what she has always believed in.
The actress also noted that playing major roles as a wicked person does not stop her from doing other roles because of her versatility.