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Not Getting Married or Having Kids Doesn't Diminish a Woman's Worth - Video Director, Kemi Adetiba

Posted by Odinaka on Tue 21st Nov, 2017 - tori.ng

Nigerian cinematographer, Kemi Adetiba, wo directed the "The Wedding Party" movie, has said she is no less of a woman because she isn't married or have kids.

Kemi Adetiba
 
Multi-award winning Nigerian music video director, Kemi Adetiba, whose works have appeared on Channel O, MTV Base, Soundcity TV, BET and Netflix, has taken to her Instagram page and said that not getting married or having kids, doesn't make her less of a woman or diminish her worth.
 
The filmmaker who directed the popular "Wedding Party" movie, made the revelation that she is not less of a woman becuase she isn't married or have kids while sharing a video of Black-ish star, Tracee Eliss Ross on her page. 
 
Here's what she wrote in full below; 
 
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"Before the "miss the point" folks start running rogue in my comment section, Tracee Ellis Ross has never once said she never wants to be married or have children. What she is saying however, is that because she currently has neither, some people choose to invalidate all of her personal achievements and growth. Their line of reasoning is her life is yet to have TRUE meaning until a husband and child punctuate her entire existence. 

"This struck a chord as I get this all the time. I will be 38 in just over a month and a half, and while I would LOVE to be married (to my God-chosen companion, and best friend) and have child(ren)
 
"I am very comfortable with the knowledge that my life is just as valid, and beautiful, and happy, and successful, if for some reason that never comes to pass. Marriage and kids is not my "crowning glory"... It's another BEAUTIFUL step in life I would love to take. I'd also love to make (and keep) a billion dollars in my lifetime, but I won't be any less of a woman or Kemi Adetiba if that didn't come to pass either. 

"No... I'm not comparing the two. I'm just highlighting it doesn't diminish a (Wo)man's -Kemi Adetiba's - worth if it never happens. 

"Hello... Good morning. Have a great Tuesday."
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