How abandoning my family in the US to chase my dream encouraged my daughter – Shaffy Bello

  • Shaffy Bello has revealed she now lives her life free of regrets.
  • She added that it’s because of how her daughter commended her, years after they reconnected.
  • The thespian had left her 25 year old marriage with two kids and relocated to Nigeria to chase her dream.

Nigerian film actress, Shaffy Bello has revealed how her daughter stopped her from having any regrets regarding her divorce and abandoning them in the US.

The movie star who stated her biggest regret in life was her marriage, had a change of heart after she reconnected with her kids.

Now revealing that she no longer has any regrets in life, she emphasized that she used to have misgivings about leaving her husband and children in the U.S., but not anymore.

Shaffy Bello, her children

Speaking in a recent interview with TVC, Bello said:

“I don’t think I’ve any regrets in life. One of the biggest things I used to think was a regret was leaving my ex-husband and children in the U.S and coming to Nigeria and losing all of that.

“Years later, my children came and we were talking. We always sit and talk. So, I started telling my children about things. And one of my kids, my daughter, told me, which was even more important to me, ‘Mummy, I’m so glad you did what you did. Because seeing you going to get your dream, it made me realised that I should go get it. At your age, you can do this? That means I can do it, there’s no limitation.’

“That [divorce] used to be my regret but look at how God turned it around. So, it’s no longer a regret.”

In June, Shaffy Bello, in a chat with media personality, Chude Jideonwo, revealed why she quit her 25 year old marriage.

The Nollywood actress was married to her estranged husband, Mr Akinrimisi.

Shaffy Bello disclosed that the distance away from her husband who was based in the United States didn’t sit well with her so, she settled for divorce.

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