Imagine your own mother telling you the only way you can live in her house is by calling her "big sister" or "aunt" to prevent your stepfather from knowing you are her firstborn son. Or having people see you in the media and think you are loaded but you know deep down you are famous and broke? To many people he is known as Mtumba Man or you can easily relate with him using the phrase, "Ngara Mpaka waseme uko na mubaba", but what is Steve Opondo's real story.
I came to learn that my mother had remarried when she was staying in Nairobi’s Dagoretti estate. In fact, I used to call my grandmother ‘mum’ because we were never close with my mother. My grandmother informed me that she was staying with another man and that he should have never known that I am my mother’s firstborn son. I was to pose as my mother’s stepbrother. So when I eventually came to Dagoretti, my mother used to call me bro while my sister called me uncle.
Speaking to popular blogger Lynn Ngungi, the funnyman disclosed that at some point he had to fake the relationship with his mother so that they could be reunited again after she remarried another man. Mayau disclosed that his mother told him that the only way he could live in her house was by calling her big sister to prevent his stepfather from knowing you are her firstborn son.
Mayau made a name for himself after stunning social media users with funny skits depicting his marketing skills. Famed for the ‘Ngara waseme umepata sponsor’ skits, the hawker would soon land ambassadorial deals with renowned brands like the Devine Collection shopping line. However, as he reveals in the interview with Lynn, life did not turn out as he had expected, something that left him dreading social media life.
The funny man opens up about covering her mum to keep a man. This is a very moving story about how life can be hard even without the absence of parents. please follow his story well covered by Lynn Ngugi in her YouTube channel. Lynn has been covering very moving stories about the struggles of upcoming Kenyan artists. She is trying to elevate upcoming talents by promoting them. Technically she has covered a lot of moving stories. Continuing to create awareness about those in the humble start.
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