Nollywood Actress, Ify Okeke Has A Message For Every Plus Size Woman And It Is Uplifting!

Ify Okeke -Ozzoude may not be a face on every movie poster, but the big, brainy and beautiful woman is one of the beloved actresses of the Nollywood movie industry.

Hardworking and caring, the Anambra State-born entertainer and trained nurse has put in close to 18 years as an entertainer, and she is still counting.

In a recent Instagram post, the Nollywood star penned an encouraging message to every plus size woman out there to embrace their body and stop letting the opinions of others gets to them.

Sharing her experience with body shaming, Ify says she has never allowed it get to her, noting that she has always been a plus size woman right from childhood.

While she revealed that she gets calls from other plus size women on how she’s rocking her body without breaking from people’s judgmental stares, Ify says she has learnt over the years to love her body, embrace it and rock it without anyone’s approval and she wants every plus size woman to do the same.

In her words, ”Nobody will love you if you don’t love yourself.”

Read what she wrote,

”Anybody who knows me to well know that BODY SHAMING ME DIRECTLY or INDIRECTLY doesn’t move me. Yes, I’m an emotional person but that part NO DEY WORK! Truly I had to do this to help a lot of people.

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Every day I get CALLS, DMs, SMS, WHATSPP, MESSENGERS etc with cry of DEPRESSION or a question of HOW DO YOU DO IT? And what’s causing the DEPRESSION? COMPLEX! INFERIORITY COMPLEX ABOUT THEIR BODY SIZE. And I get so upset when they start with the whining part…MY DEAR, NOBODY WILL LOVE YOU IF YOU DON’T LOVE YOURSELF!

I IFEOMA UZOAMAKA OGECHUKWU NNENNA EJEHI RACHAEL BOSE IYABO ARIYKE KEMI ELIZABETH MARIAIMMACULATE ONOME BEAUTY have NEVER wished to be like anybody. There’s nothing in this world I want to wear that I cannot wear as long as I look at myself in the mirror and feels OK, I’m set to go.

Growing up, I’ve always had slimmer friends, sometimes I’m the youngest amongst us all or we’re all within the same age bracket but looks older because of my size, even the industry judged me same way not just me but every plus size person. Which one will I kill myself for? MY VOICE OR SIZE? None because have Always love me for ME.

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I FLAUNT IT WHEN I CHOOSE AND HOW I CHOOSE TO. Have got HOT LEGS, MY EVER SWEET FACE, MY SEXY VOICE, MY FINE UNIQUE GAP TOOTH, MY MAN U, MY ARESNAL, GODDDDDDDD and someone is hating herself for her gift. Please Help them to appreciate themselves and ROCK THE WORLD.”

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Anybody who knows me to well know that BODY SHAMING ME DIRECTLY or INDIRECTLY doesn't move me. Yes, am an emotional person but that part NO DEY WORK! Truly I had to do this to help a lot of people. Everyday I get CALLS, DMs, SMS, WHATSPP, MESSENGERS etc with cry of DEPRESSION or a question of HOW DO YOU DO IT? And what’s causing the DEPRESSION? COMPLEX! INFERIORITY COMPLEX ABOUT THEIR BODY SIZE. And I get so upset when they start with the whining part…MY DEAR, NOBODY WILL LOVE YOU IF YOU DON’T LOVE YOURSELF! I IFEOMA UZOAMAKA OGECHUKWU NNENNA EJEHI RACHAEL BOSE IYABO ARIYKE KEMI ELIZABETH MARIAIMMACULATE ONOME BEAUTY have NEVER wished to be like anybody. There’s nothing in this world I want to wear that I cannot wear as long as I look at myself in the mirror and feels OK am set to go. Growing up have always had slimmer friends, sometimes am the youngest amongst us all or we're all within the same age bracket but looks older because of my size, even the industry judged me same way not just me but every plussize person. Which one will I kill myself for? MY VOICE OR SIZE? None because have Always love me for ME. I FLAUNT IT WHEN I CHOOSE AND HOW I CHOOSE TO. Have got HOT LEGS, MY EVER SWEET FACE, MY SEXY VOICE, MY FINE UNIQUE GAP TOOTH, MY MAN U, MY ARESNAL, GODDDDDDDD and someone is hating herself for her gift. Please Help them to appreciate themselves and ROCK THE WORLD…#IfyOkeke #AdaOgidi #AdaIde #AdaIgbo #AdaAnambra #NwaOsike #PowerOsike #HalfEdoHalfIgbo

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