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Why Femi Kuti’s ex-wife divorced him – Yeni reveals



Yeni Kuti, a popular media personality and the elder sister of Grammy-nominated afrobeat musician Femi Kuti, has revealed why the singer’s ex-wife, Funke, left the singer.

She claimed Funke left the marriage because of a “communication breakdown.”

She revealed this in a conversation with media personality Chude Jideonwo.

Yeni claimed Funke later expressed regret for her actions, claiming that if she had known what she knows now, she would not have divorced the singer.

She said, “I think [Femi and Funke’s divorce was a result of] a communication breakdown. Because Funke even now says if she had known then what she knows now, she probably wouldn’t have left the marriage. So, I think it was a communication breakdown.

“You know, you need to know our people, our people, we can be very devilish. If you see something that is good, it’s how you will bring it down that you will now focused on.

“So, a lot of people have been talking to her. It’s just like me, people are saying, ‘Why are you still dancing for your brother? Go and form your own band.’ Which band do I want to form? Did I ever come and meet you that I want to form a band?”