It hurts when Ghanaians insult my husband- Kyei-Mensah Bonsu’s wife

Irene Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu, wife of Majority Leader Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu, candidly shared her experiences navigating the challenging landscape of politics, shedding light on the resilience required to stand by her husband amidst public scrutiny.

In an interview on Nhyira FM on February 12, Irene spoke about the emotional strain of seeing her husband’s name plastered across newspapers, often accompanied by harsh criticism and insults. “It’s not easy to wake up in the morning and read about your husband in the news, with people saying all sorts of things,” she shared, revealing the pain she occasionally faces.

Despite the challenges, Irene credited her ability to stay composed to developing a “tough skin” through experience. Addressing inquiries about her marriage to a prominent politician, Irene stressed the importance of patience and respect in maintaining a strong relationship.

She acknowledged the sacrifices that come with having a spouse in the public eye, drawing inspiration from her parents’ marriage as a model of success. “My marriage life has been guided by my parents’ marriage. The respect my mother gives to my father is something I implement in mine, she remarked, underscoring the significance of resilience and understanding in navigating the complexities of marriage to a public figure.

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