‘I thought I had conquered my gay side’: Nigerian gay model on marrying a woman

International Nigerian gay professional model Alex Gede has released a new video addressing questions from people about his sexuality and marriage to his ex-wife.

Alex Gede. Photo Source: Facebook.

By Mike Daemon

The award-winning U.K.-based professional Nigerian gay model and 2016 winner of ‘Mr. Ideal Nigeria Earth’ and the first runner-up of ‘Mr. Africa International’ has released a Q&A video on YouTube responding to some questions he’s been asked since he accepted himself as gay.

In the video, Gede who was closeted throughout his stay in Nigeria until he left for the UK in 2017, said dating, and marrying a woman was fun.

Just like many gay men who battle with their sexuality, Gede who is now dating a man said he thought that marrying a woman would turn him straight.

“Being married was fun. The first year when we were dating and all that was fun. I was really in love and I am sure she was in love with me – I hope. At that point, I thought I had conquered this gay side of me.” He said.

Gede answered many other interesting questions about his life and relationship with his ex-wife and kids.

Watch the full video below.

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    Domingo A. Torres 3 years

    If he had got married to a women and had kids, stick to that senario and stop saying that he is gay cause he is not gay at all, period.

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      Sorry but you have to know this. Sexuality is very complex. Sex with someone of the opposite sex doesnt make them straight. But about how you feel for that person. This brings us back to the very fact that sexuality isn’t black & white!

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        Brisky 3 years

        Wow.,. This is lovely, the understanding and unity….i just hope it’s not a mere mirage plus the white guy looks young

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      No amount of straight sex can turn a gay straight and no amount of gay sex can turn a straight man gay. People to realize that. Sexuality is complex and way above sex activities.

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    joshy 3 years


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