Ireti Doyle, a Nollywood actress who made headlines this weekend after confirming her failed marriage, has revealed why she still bears her husband’s surname.
Ireti Doyle defended her decision to keep her husband’s surname in a Twitter conversation with netizens. She stated that the name ‘Ireti Doyle’ is hers because it has been in her family for nearly 30 years.
The fan had inquired, “Please why still putting the name Doyle?”
Ireti replied, “Ireti Doyle is a name that is nearly 30 years in the making. It’s my mine”.
This is coming after Ireti Doyle officially announced that she had divorce her husband, Patrick Doyle.
The veteran actress spoke out for the first time on her divorce in an interview with Media personality, Chude Jideonwo.
Ireti affirmed that she and her husband of over two decades are officially divorced. “we are officially divorced”, she said
Delving into her life’s journey, the actress corrected the false impression that she had her first child at 17, rather she stated that she was 19.
Speaking on how she suffered physical and domestic violence as a teen, Ireti Doyle affirmed that she had no business getting married at the time she did, not to talk of who she chose to get married to.
“The truth of the matter is that I had no business being married at that time talk less of… let’s not even go to the choice of who I got married to,” she stated.