I was rejected by my Muslim lover's family even though I was ready to convert – Phyna

Former Big Brother Naija housemate, Josephina Itabor aka Phyna has narrated how she was rejected by her ex-boyfriend's Muslim family.

The reality TV star revealed that they rejected her despite her willingness to convert to Islam.

Phyna said that although she was Catholic, she practiced Islam at the time because of her Muslim lover, but his family insisted he should not marry her.

She made the revelation during a recent interview with media personality Hero Daniels.

The former BBNaija housemate said she eventually broke up with her lover after his sisters and mother threatened to throw her out.

She said she found out she was pregnant after she ended the relationship and informed her ex-lover, but he told her it was her “business.”

“I left, went back home and found out I was pregnant. I called him and he said that's my business.

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“I would have liked to keep the child, but the shame was too great. Not even one person in the family wanted to be a Christian and I felt like I had a bright future and I knew this would set me back so I had to make the hardest choice ever,” she said.

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