Here’s Why Evicted BBNaija Housemate Ifu Ennada’s Life Mirrors The Character She Plays In Short Film ‘Tears Of A Broken Virgin’



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Evicted housemate of the ongoing Big Brother Naija double wahala reality TV show, Ifu Enada just shared a touching story where she revealed that she was raped by someone in the entertainment industry back in 2016.

According to her, ‘When I was in the Big Brother House emotions were raised when during a Truth or Dare game I said I’d not really had sex. People interpreted that as me claiming to be a Virgin’.

In a post she shared on Instagram she wrote:


 “The truth is in 2016 I was raped by someone in the entertainment industry, before then I was a Virgin. This person also infected me with an STI… I was also threatened by this person and was very scared of social media’s bashing with the usual questions of “what was she wearing!” ” why did she go to his house ?”… so in all my sadness and depression I decided to tell the world what had happened to me using film as a medium.
I was inspired to write and produce my film – Tears of A Broken Virgin. I got a lot of help from social media – people volunteered to work for me free of charge even my director – Benny Atagame Alli

Though some parts of my film is fiction, the bulk of it was inspired by my story. The lead character’s name is Ada which is a short form of my name Adanne- popularly pronounced as Ennada.

Because of my sad experience I battled depression, developed trust issues and found it hard to connect with people especially men.

I wanted to tell my story and also pass a strong message to rape victims and rapists…I hope I was able to do that with my film.
I intend to expand this into a feature length film. I hope everyone out there is inspired to stand up against rape.”

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Here is the post she shared:

My Virginity Story; Rape & Depression When I was in the Big Brother House emotions were raised when during a Truth or Dare game I said I'd not really had sex. People interpreted that as me claiming to be a Virgin. The truth is in 2016 I was raped by someone in the entertainment industry, before then I was a Virgin. This person also infected me with an STI... I was also threatened by this person and was very scared of social media's bashing with the usual questions of "what was she wearing!" " why did she go to his house ?"... so in all my sadness and depression I decided to tell the world what had happened to me using film as a medium. I was inspired to write and produce my film - Tears of A Broken Virgin. I got a lot of help from social media - people volunteered to work for me free of charge even my director - Benny Atagame Alli Though some parts of my film is fiction, the bulk of it was inspired by my story. The lead character's name is Ada which is a short form of my name Adanne- popularly pronounced as Ennada. Because of my sad experience I battled depression, developed trust issues and found it hard to connect with people especially men. I wanted to tell my story and also pass a strong message to rape victims and rapists...I hope I was able to do that with my film. I intend to expand this into a feature length film. I hope everyone out there is inspired to stand up against rape. ------------------------------------ You can watch the film using the link in my bio.
A post shared by Ifu Ennada- Iheme Faith Uloma (@ifuennada) on

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