With much reactions over Nollywood actress Regina Daniels’ real age and early marriage, her mother Rita has revealed that she clocked 20 on October 10, Concise News reports.
Addressing her daughter’s age and marriage criticisms during an interview with BBC pidgin, Rita knocked those berating the young actress over her decision to get married at 19.
The news of Regina’s marriage to Delta state politician Ned Nwoko generated mixed reactions on social media, with many saying that she was way too young to marry the 59-year-old man.
But according to her mother, Regina is endowed with much wisdom that most of her critics do not have.
Rita stated that the young actress came up with the decision to get married at that age and she could not have questioned her decision.
Still bashing Regina’s critics, her mother said: “some of our celebrities and young ladies out there are dying in silence because they wanted to marry young men, what is the difference between young and old men?”
Rita had recently said that her daughter’s marriage to the billionaire was a dream come true, adding that she had always prayed that her daughters get married to old men who would take care of them.
Rita is also an actress, producer, businesswoman and politician.