Iyanya Speaks On His Failed Relationship With Yvonne Nelson, Reveals Why He’s Not Married
Nigerian singer, Iyanya Onoyom Mbuk has opened up about his failed relationship with Ghanaian actress, Yvonne Nelson.
Iyanya was once dating Yvonne Nelson before their relationship went sour in 2015, due to the fact that they hardly had time for each other.
“We broke up because we hardly had time for each other. So, it’s like every time she flies from Ghana to Nigeria during the time that I dropped ‘Kukere’, I was always hustling, I would do four shows in a day and I would make N2 million because I was a hustling boy. And any call at any time, I was going for shows. So, I won’t say because I was in love with a woman, where I’m going to see money, I will stay back,” Iyanya was quoted as saying back then.
During a recent interview with media personality, Chude Jideonwo, the singer opened up about his failed relationship with Yvonne Nelson who he described as an amazing person.
He said, “She is an amazing person. We still talk when we have the chance to. Cuz the relationship went by doesn’t mean. We talk, once in a while.”
Iyanya also revealed why he’s not thinking of giving marriage a chance for now, stressing that his experience as a child had made it difficult for him to just settle for anything.
He said, “It’s not that I don’t want to get married or be in a serious relationship, but marriage is scary for me. Let’s be very real here. I always tell my friends I just hope one day one person will not come out of nowhere and say you forgot baby here oh. I like to say it as a joke but let’s just get it out of the way. It is what it is.
“But for now, I pray to God for a beautiful home. It’s not easy because my experience as a child, it just really made it hard for me to just settle for anything. It’s not that I don’t want to get married or I don’t want to be in a serious relationship, it’s just for me, marriage, it’s scary I won’t lie. For me, it’s scary but then you have to do it at the end of the day. But I pray for a beautiful marriage and a beautiful home.
“You know, when I got into the industry, I didn’t understand it. So, I was still being the same guy like thinking it’s okay to show people your girl. All that stuff is fun, but later, you will realize it is not healthy especially when you guys have not sorted your foundation out or you don’t have a grip on each other, you’re just out there. I want to, I will, eventually.
“For example, you fall in love with a female celebrity, and you try to change her, she’s going to rebel. Because the first thing to her is ‘I’m the queen, I’m out there on stage’, now you want to turn her into a housewife? Oh you guys are going to fight! The same thing with the guys.
“There are so many times I’m going to put my shows, my tours, and say to you ‘you can’t be on the tour with me because I’m trying to focus’ and you’re going to misunderstand all of that. So it’s a whole lot of things. What I’m trying to do now honestly is to just sort myself out before I can start bringing one girl again into my life. I’m just trying to make sure I’m okay.”
He also talked about his reconciliation with his former partner, Ubi Franklin, saying “Ubi and I had settled a long time ago, but you know how it is with social media, they like to blow things out of proportion.
KanyiDaily recalls that Iyanya had recently revealed that many of his colleagues are depressed but pretending to be happy on social media.