I attempted suicide twice, says Tiwa Savage

Award-winning singer Tiwa Savage said she attempted suicide twice as a kid in London.

She spoke during her Black Box interview with media personality, Ebuka Obi-Uchendu on Bounce Live Radio.

She attributed the suicide attempt to bullying as a black kid in London.

Savage revealed that she moved to London with her mother at the age of 10 during which classmates mocked her strong Nigerian accent.

I attempted suicide twice, says Tiwa Savage

According to her: “I was teased so bad. They used to call me ‘African girl’, ‘Foo foo’, ‘Your food smells’ and so on.

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“It was terrible. It was so bad that I literally tried to kill myself two times. I was really depressed.”

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