Behind the scene | 5 April 2007 07:02 CET


Though her marriage has crashed, star actress, Clarion Chukwurah, has debunked the rumour making the rounds that she is currently having a secret romance with a South-West governor. Speaking with Entertaiment Cafe in a telephone chat, the Theatre Arts graduate of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, said: “I am not dating any state governor nor having any secret affairs with anybody because I have an image to protect. I don't know where the rumour is emanating from because I am too busy to find out now.”

Confirming that the love between her and her estranged businessman-hubby, Femi Odeneye, went sour, she said: “We've broken up. Although he has been talking to the press, I'm not ready to do that because no serious man would go ahead and disclose what went wrong in his marriage to the media.” The Onitsha-born actress, however, declined to speak on what led to the break-up and whether or not she would get married again.

Clarion, who got married to her estranged husband in an elaborate traditional wedding that took place in Onitsha, her home town, barely two years ago, had once married Mr. Tunde Abiola, younger brother of the late Basorun M.K.O. Abiola. She also had a son for the Afro Juju music star, Sir Sina Peters .

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