Mercy Johnson Actress says husband wasn’t comfortable with her romantic scenes

"I was so in love with him that I started adjusting my lifestyle and personality to suit him" - Mercy Johnson talks quitting some movie roles.

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Nollywood actress, Mercy Johnson, speaks on why she quit some movie roles.

In a recent interview with Punch, the actress who is married to Prince Odianosen Okojie, talks acting romantic scenes, marrying at the peak of her career and more.

Read excerpts;

On adjusting lifestyle and personality.

"He wasn’t comfortable with the romantic scenes. I stopped taking up such roles in 2009 when I realised we were getting serious and headed for marriage.

I was so in love with him that I started adjusting my lifestyle and personality to suit him. He is enlightened and well-travelled. He understands the demands of my job and has no problems with my career. He simply gives me space to fly." - She said

On getting married at the peak of her career.

"A lot of people asked me this question when I was getting married but at that point in my life, there was nothing too big to let go, even now. I am willing to let go of everything to be with him and be happy.

I am not in competition with anybody. I want to be married, I want to be with a man, just the way God has asked it be. I don’t want to take his role as a helper. He is an introvert and can stay at home all day when he isn’t working but I am the extrovert and we complement each other perfectly".

Read full interview.

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