‘My tribal marks made me feel ugly, weird’ – Linda Osifo shares her story
Nollywood actress, Linda Osifo has recounted how she was teased back in school over her tribal marks leading to her attempting surgery.
In a post the media personality, and former beauty pageant contestant shared on her Instagram page on Wednesday, November 25, 2020, she said the teasing was so bad that she considered having surgery to remove the tribal marks.
“It’s the Tribal Marks for me! Back in elementary school in Canada, I remember being made fun of about my tribal marks and being asked if I got scratched by lions in Africa 🤣🤣. The teasing got so bad that I tried surgically to remove my tribal marks…..(Ouch 🤕),” she wrote.
“I felt it made me so ugly and weird from everyone else around me because I didn’t understand why I had it in the first place! Now that I’m all grown and wise, I’ve come to realize how beautiful & unique it sure makes me look.”
“True beauty does not come from physical attributes…true beauty comes from what is within. Here’s to the tribal mark gang ✊🏾🥂 #TribalMarks.”
Linda Osifo rose to prominence after her role in the now rested TV drama series ‘Desperate Housewives Africa.’