[Video] I Had To Sleep With A Man For Shelter: Ifan Michael Shares Horrific Childhood Experience[See Details]

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Ifan Ifeanyi Michael, a Nigerian publicist, stylist, and filmmaker, has described his traumatic story as a child striving to survive and experiencing abuse.

In an interview with Chude Jideonwo, a media entrepreneur and host of “With Chude,” he disclosed that he grew up in a shattered family.

Furthermore, he revealed that they had to move from Part Harcourt to Enugu(his parents having divorced).

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According to the Nigerian publicist, he was in Enugu to hustle and pursue his childhood aspirations of being a movie star.

While in Enugu, he met a movie marketer and informed him about his idea for a film.

Luckily for him, the marketer then invited him to come to Lagos, which he did at the age of ten.

And literally, that was the start of his problems.

In fact, the marketer was unreachable when he arrived in Lagos. Unfortunately for him, he ended himself at a brothel after being brought in by a call girl named Chindinma.

Ifan Michael had to leave the brothel after multiple complaints from her fellow call girls.

And that’s how he got up with a man (a barber) who promised him lodging in exchange for sleeping with him.

 Watch him recount this heartbreaking story and journey in the Video Below:

About Ifan

Ifan Michael is the director of the Oscar-nominated films Lotanna and Foreigners God.

He has worked with performers and brands as a publicist for many years.

He’s also a costume designer/stylist who’s worked with some of Nigeria’s biggest artists. He has several of his work appearing in music videos and movies.

He’s about to begin principal photography on his next feature, “Singing Sin.”

Singing Sin historical drama set in 1980s Nigeria about African women.

Against a backdrop of deception, glamour, and power, the film focused on a journey to self-discovery.

In an interview with GQ South Africa, he made the announcement in a big manner. He graced January 2022 (Digital Cover) with the film’s principal actresses.

These actresses include Omotola Jalade Ekeinde and Toke Makinwa.

Despite the hardships, Ifan Michael is currently pursuing his dream of becoming a filmmaker.

And moreover, has just been featured in Forbes Magazine and Forbes 30 under 30.

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