I’m on good terms with my father despite raping my mum – Helen Paul


I’m on good terms with my father despite raping my mum – Helen Paul

Nigerian comedienne Helen Paul Tatafo has nothing to hide in regards to the circumstance behind her birth.

Helen Paul and dad

Nigerians were shocked when she recently revealed that she was a product of rape.

In a chat with Sunday Scoop, Tatafo who recently graduated with a PhD degree from the University of Lagos said she didn’t regret the controversial story of her birth.

Comedian Helen Paul

Her words:

I chose the occasion to reveal the story of my birth because I dedicated the degree to my mother. There is time for everything and I felt it was time to tell the world. Apparently, it’s not even my story; it’s my mother’s. I am humbled and grateful to God for seeing me through the programme. Everyone was happy for me in my family. Even when I finished secondary school, everyone was excited for me. We celebrate each other in my household.

I am on good terms with my father. Is there anyone who doesn’t have a cordial relationship with his or her father? That can only happen if you are a terrible child. Regardless of what your father might have done to you in the past, your father remains your father. If I said I was not affected by it while growing up, that wouldn’t be honest. It could affect anyone but I used my situation to my advantage. It inspired me to always do more and be the best, instead of being depressed.”


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