Nollywood actress, Tonto Dikeh, has apologized for making 'ill-mannered' comments about Mercy Johnson's child.
Tonto Dikeh & Mercy Johnson
Popular Nollywood actress, singer, and philantropist, Tonto Wigo Charity Dikeh-Churchill, also known as Tonto Dike, has taken to her Instagram page this Friday morning and apologised for making “ill-mannered” comments about her colleague, Mercy Johnson’s child.
The Rivers State, Ikwerre-born actress, said she uttered the words a “very long time ago”, and noted that as a new mother who has found God, she now regrets her words, adding that she “disgraced herself” with the act and also begged Mercy Johnson for forgiveness.
Below is her public apology letter in full;
"Good morning world Since I have your undivided attention I better make good use of it and not miss the blessing in this lesson!!!
"@mercyjohnsonokojie Ever since I had my baby I have been reminded constantly about an ill statement I made about one of your kids a very long time ago.I want to use this media to say I am so sorry,I sincerely apologize from the bottom of my heart.I had no right to say what I did,I totally disgraced myself with that.
"As a mom I do realize a lot of things I take in because of the love of my son and I know you only took my insult because of that same love.
"I am sorry MJ, I am sorry to your lil' girl or boy. We don't have to love each other to realize when we are/went wrong.
"I have/had no excuse for my behaviour and I also apologize to the fans I hurt/Let down with my words that day many years ago ..To Err is human but to forgive is divine!!!
"Am not trying to be the better person,You deserve this apology for your Child for the Love I have for God..I found God and everything in my life changed,Let me tell you about him sometime.
"God bless you and yours!!! Happy new year.
"Take your time with the process of forgiving my ill mannered words to your infant but pls eventually do!!
"#2017 Amending All my Wrongs
"#2017 my year of positivity #Long over due apology #MAMAKING."