August 05, (THEWILL) – Charles Oputa, aka Charly Boy, has clarified the tweet he made about his marriage a few days ago.
On Tuesday, Area Fada, as he is fondly called, took to his Twitter account to reveal that he was tired of the marriage.
He also added that he misses bachelorhood.
Many assumed that the singer was about to end his over 45-year-old marriage to Diane, his wife.
Reacting to the speculations in a follow-up post on social media, Charly Boy said, “my marriage is intact.”
He also said he was just trying to explain that marriage is not always rosy as many people assume.
Expressing what he meant in Nigeria pidgin he stated, “Because of dis my recent post. Some winche people don begin speculate say my marriage don crash. Abegi ooooo.
“I just dey talk to many people wey think say marriage shouldn’t feel like work. Or if it feels like work, we are doing it wrong. Somehow our society has come to think of marriage as something we set and forget. Lie.
“Like anything else that is rewarding, we have to work at our marriages. And it’s okay if marriage is hard work! It can never be on auto cruise”, he stated.
Charly Boy and Diane, better known as Lady D, have been married for close to five decades.