Ex Big Brother Naija housemate, Terseer Waya, popularly generally known as Kiddwaya has spoken about his childhood, profession, love life and extra in an interview with Punch Newspaper correspondent, Tofarati Ige.
Talking about his life and profession, he revealed that he’s not a playboy as he’s a pleasant and mild individual, who is aware of how you can deal with a lady.
Read his interview under :
What tasks are you engaged on for the time being?
One of the principle tasks I’m engaged on is the Kiddwaya Foundation. We are working continuous to make it as impactful as potential. Outside of that, I’m producing content material with my wonderful workforce. They are high quality supplies that replicate me, within the areas of my journey and life-style. When I’m not busy with my model or the muse, I’m engaged in producing leisure content material.
What are the actions of your basis, and was it one thing you began after BBN?
It is one thing I’ve all the time considered doing. Even once I was within the BBN home, my thoughts was all the time on the muse, by way of how I can provide again (to society) and go away a legacy. I imagine each individual that has a platform or is from a background that may make a distinction ought to be capable to create one thing that may assist different folks. I really feel we had been all placed on earth to help each other. My basis would assist the plenty and empower folks in Nigeria and Africa. It has all the time felt like the proper factor to do and I really feel my life could be incomplete with out doing one thing as huge as that basis.
You are recognized to be a health buff. How do you suppose health might help by way of tackling psychological well being points?
Firstly, being match makes one assured. We take a look at our physique and it impacts us. Someone who was out of form however later acquired match would be ok with themselves and that may subsequently enhance their psychological well being. Mental well being has to do with the thoughts. When one is assured and pleased with one’s life, one would suppose positively as a result of loads of psychological points come from a unfavourable cognitive course of. I like to recommend utilizing bodily actions to assist one’s psychological well being.
While within the BBN home, you cooked so much. How did you develop into a fantastic prepare dinner?
I’ve all the time loved cooking. I normally watch cooking exhibits and I’ve all the time being curious of various substances. Also, I’ve all the time been very experimental. Even in Chemistry class at school, I might combine totally different chemical substances. My mum knew I beloved cooking and all the time tried new issues. I additionally attended a cooking college and I utilized the talents I learnt.
What is your favourite meals?
My favourite meals is beef burger and doubtless, hen and chips. In current instances, I’ve this new obsession of consuming ‘swallow’ and soup, particularly when I’ve a hangover.
Rich children are normally perceived as brats however you appear to be nicely behaved. How did your upbringing form you into the person you’re?
I went to boarding college on the age of six, so I had confidence and independence from an early age. Imagine being alone with folks of various nationalities for years. I learnt about totally different cultures and the way totally different folks act. My atmosphere formed me into who I’m. And, every time I went dwelling for holidays, my mother and father instilled a sure stage of self-discipline in me, which stored me centered. My expertise within the boarding home made me humble and perceive folks. I by no means look down on anybody.
You have a tattoo that claims, ‘Only God can judge me’. But you’re within the public eye and get judged by folks typically. How do you steadiness that?
I all the time remind myself that “nobody will follow one to the grave”, so one can not reside one’s life based mostly on what different folks consider one. I belief my course of and I’ve confidence in myself. Whatever I put out or say may not be the proper factor, however I ensure it might do extra good than hurt to me. I’m very assured and I attempt to not hear an excessive amount of to outsiders.
In the BBN home, you confirmed off your performing abilities. Is that one thing you propose to pursue?
Absolutely. I’ve acquired loads of film gives however I’ve not accepted as a result of I really feel it’s not time. I respect actors as a result of they’re doing nice jobs. When one is performing, one has to immerse oneself within the position. Before I am going into performing, I need to be in good bodily situation. Next 12 months, I might look extra into performing. It is certainly one thing I’ve wished to do proper from childhood.
Due to your privileged background, some folks imagine you’ve gotten had a simple life. What is your response to that?
The query ought to be, “What do people refer to as an easy life”? I don’t suppose any life is simple. My expertise in 2020 has not been a simple one, and I’m positive that goes for many individuals as nicely.
Yes, I had a simple life by way of not having to endure like some folks, and that’s on one stage. However, expectations are very excessive from my household. At some stage, they anticipate one to do issues nicely and that begins from college. Life just isn’t simple usually, particularly when one is an grownup. But, when one works laborious, one could make life simpler for oneself.
In Nigeria, individuals who have privileged background get issues performed simpler. Did you’ve gotten that very same expertise within the United Kingdom?
In the UK, I used to be unbiased. Things there are very totally different as a result of one has to do issues by oneself. It doesn’t matter who one is; everyone seems to be handled equally.
What are an important life classes you’ve gotten learnt through the years?
One of an important issues I’ve learnt is to all the time deal with folks with love and respect. One doesn’t know who the individual sitting on the ground at this time could be tomorrow.
What do you regard as your lowest second?
I’m nonetheless studying and rising, so I’ve not had any low moments I can bear in mind. I attempt to overlook about unfavourable issues and transfer on rapidly. However, 2020 has been a really low second for everybody on the whole. Some folks misplaced their lives, whereas some had been relieved of their jobs.
To some folks, you chop the image of a playboy. How would you describe your love life?
I do what I would like, whereas being a gentleman. I might not likely say I’ve a love life. I’m extra centered on work, the longer term and making a greater life for myself.
Are you a playboy?
No, I’m not. People suppose I’m a playboy as a result of I’m mild, good and look good. I’m simply good to ladies and I understand how to deal with them. The incontrovertible fact that I’ve loads of ladies round me doesn’t imply I’m a playboy. If I need to get married at this time, I might do this. And, if I need to date a woman, I might additionally do this. If I need to get married, I might be dedicated to a long-term marriage. I don’t suppose I’ve a love life. I feel I’ve a life and I’m looking for love.
Are you saying you’re single?
You must wait and discover out. The 12 months is simply beginning.
Where did you discover ways to deal with ladies?
I attended co-educational boarding colleges, so I interacted with loads of ladies and learnt about them. I additionally grew up amongst robust ladies. When one is round highly effective ladies, one would discover ways to deal with ladies.
How would you describe your relationship with Erica Nlewedim and the way did you are feeling about her disqualification from BBN?
I don’t need to speak about her disqualification. She ought to be the one to speak about that. Besides, she is making an attempt to maneuver on from that. She doesn’t need to be reminded about it each time. However, our relationship is cool.
You had been in your house state, Benue, someday in the past and there was a big crowd that heralded your arrival. Some folks on social media insinuated that the group was rented. What is your response to that?
If folks suppose the group was rented, then all people that got here out that day deserve Oscar Awards as a result of their performances had been wonderful. For those that suppose in any other case, that’s their opinion. But, I do know the love was actual and I’m very grateful.
Considering that you simply grew up within the UK, what connection do you’ve gotten with Benue State?
The connection could be very deep. My household is from there and that was the place my mother and father acquired married. I don’t bear in mind if I went there as a child as a result of I grew up in Kaduna State. I’ll not go there typically however every time I’m there, it all the time feels particular. That was why once I went there for my homecoming, it felt so emotional and actual.
You had been additionally in Sierra Leone. What had been the notable moments you had there?
There had been so many and you wouldn’t even imagine if I advised you. It was so surreal. We had an incredible expertise there.
Some individuals are of the opinion that BBN contestants don’t deserve the superstar standing they’re accorded as a result of they didn’t do something particular in the home. What do it’s important to say to these with such mindset?
I feel folks ought to take a look at it (BBN)as a possibility for individuals who need to change their lives. If one takes away the accolades, one is taking away loads of alternatives for Nigerians. It even provides to the nation’s economic system. It is an effective way to begin one’s profession and it might change one’s mindset.
What had been essentially the most memorable experiences of your childhood?
I beloved boarding college. I additionally beloved being with the chums I grew up with. However, what I loved most was the truth that I used to be all the time with my mates and I felt very unbiased at a younger age. My childhood was very totally different from the common childhood the place children play with toys. Mine was with foreigners and that’s the reason I’ve loads of connections.
How did attending a boarding college impression in your relationship with your loved ones?
I learnt loads of abilities in boarding college. Bringing these abilities into the household made the bond stronger. Even once I was at school, we spoke so much.
What had been your childhood ambitions?
I wished to develop into a footballer, rapper and actor.
How would you describe your relationship together with your dad?
It is superb. My dad has all the time had my again. He is all the time doing issues for one even when he doesn’t let one know. He could be very wonderful and our relationship could be very robust. I look as much as him and want to be like him.
How did you are feeling about your dad being your enormous supporter whilst you had been in the home?
I didn’t know as a result of he didn’t inform me he was supporting me. I solely acquired to know from members of the family once I acquired out of the competitors. I’m very grateful to have a father like him.
What form of relationship do you’ve gotten together with your mum?
We have a detailed relationship. She is my greatest buddy.
How would you describe your model?
I put on no matter I really feel like sporting. That’s my model.
Your dad is understood to like the designer, Versace. What a part of your model did you get from him?
We don’t have the identical revenue, so his wardrobe is best (dearer) than mine.