The Man Is The Head Of The Home, I Don’t Think Men And Women Are Equal – Tiwa Savage
Tiwa Savage has ruffled feathers with her latest opinion on gender equality during an interview.
The Mavin Records first lady and mother of one is of the candid opinion that men and women are not created equal. She made the statement during the Midday show on The Beat 99.9 FM hosted by OAP Toolz.
Tiwa Savage was asked about her take on gender discrimination in the society and she had the following to say:
It’s real. I’m not going to say I’m completely comfortable with it but it is what it is. You have to deal with it. If it means you have to work 10 times harder than your male counterparts, don’t complain about it, do what you have to do. We all celebrate people like Oprah and Mo Abuduand we don’t actually realise what they have to do to get to that point. They probably had to do 20 times than their male counterparts. Once you get there, you don’t complain about how you get there. So, whatever it is you have to do as a female, you just have to get it done.
I know I’ll (ruffle) a few feathers but I also don’t think men and women are equal, I don’t think that’s how God created us that way… especially in the household anyway. So I think as females when we realise that yeah we can be strong in our career, but when we are home we have to realise that the man is the head of the house.
The multiple awards winning singer also discussed a bit about her family and her resolve to keep family affairs in private.