My wife looks away when female fans flirt with me – Actor Deyemi Okanlawon

Deyemi Okanlawon, an actor, discusses his experiences with stardom as well as the dynamics of his marriage.

Deyemi during a recent episode of the Deep Dive podcast hosted by comedian Teju Babyface, he stated that his wife has a unique way of dealing with female admirers that flirt with him.

He jokingly labeled her as “a look away person,” claiming that despite witnessing circumstances in which fans attempted to kiss him, his wife has never questioned him about them.

According to him, she has purposefully avoided following him on social media for years, keeping a distance from the public side of his life.

The actor acknowledged that he never wanted to be in the spotlight. For him, fame remains an enigma.

Deyemi Okanlawon also remarked that if the circumstances had been different, he might not have quit the corporate sector.

In his own words:

“If look away was a person, that is my baby girl [my wife]. I remember one time I went out with friends and some lady tried to kiss me. Not once has my wife ever questioned me about female fans flirting with me.

“My wife has not been following me on social media for years. She has never followed me on social media.”

He said he never wanted to be an actor, stressing that he struggles to handle fame.

“I don’t understand fame. I have never dreamt of being an actor. If certain things had happened the way I wanted it to happen, I would never have left the cooperate world”

“In 2019, I quit acting. Fame is nothing, impact is everything.”

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