BBNaija: Why I didn’t reveal my mum was a senator –Jackie B




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A former Big Brother Naija Shine Ya Eye housemate, Jackie Bent, aka Jackie B, has disclosed her reasons for not bringing up her mother’ status during her stay the house.

JackieB is the daughter of a former Senator, Grace Bent, who represented Adamawa South Federal Constituency the hallowed chambers.

an with Sunday Scoop, Jackie B said, “I only spoke about it when I felt the need to. Even outside the house, I am not the kind of person that goes around announcing who my mother is. It doesn’t really make sense to me; so the house as well, I never brought it up if we were not having a conversation where I thought it was necessary to do that.

“However, I did bring it up with a few people the house during some of our conversations and those were the only times I spoke about it. I didn’t see how it was relevant to my game, friendships, or relationships. It wasn’t because it was a strategy.

“I don’t see how it could have played against me. There are several people that house who come from amazing homes, and if you’re talking about people whose parents were into politics, I knew I wasn’t the only one.”

Commenting on her relationships the house, the mother-of-one revealed that she made some close friends in the house but had no intention of having an intimate relationship with Boma, stating, “I don’t think I was trying to pursue a relationship with Boma. He was the first person to publicly say that he liked me. Of course, I didn’t shut him down, but I made him understand that I wasn’t seeing things that way.


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