Former Marvin Records signed act, Tiwa Savage has revealed how she almost killed herself twice while she was in London. The mother of one disclosed this during a recent interview with media personality, Ebuka Obi-Uchendu on Bounce Live Radio.
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Tiwa said the suicidal thoughts occurred to her after being subjected to intense bullying as a black kid in London while growing up. Tiwa Savage revealed that she moved to London with her mother at the age of 10. She also said her strong Nigerian accent at the time was mocked by her classmates in school.
She said: “I was teased so bad. They used to call me ‘African girl’, ‘Foo foo’, ‘Your food smells’ and so on. It was terrible. It was so bad that I literally tried to kill myself two times. I was really depressed.”
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