Nigerian-American actress, Yvonne Orji has disclosed that she is proud to be a virgin at 33 years old and wait until marriage before having sex.
The Actress, who’s currently playing a sex-drunk character, Molly, in the HBO series ‘Insecure’, noted that she made the decision to keep herself because of her Christian faith and she’s happy to talk about it.
“I wasn’t going to hide it just because I’m on TV, I’m open, because why not? I’m grounded in who I am.
“Before any of the fame happened, I sat down with myself and with God and thought, when I make it, how do you want me to represent you while I’m here?,” she said
According to her, talking about it will help people understand abstain from sex until marriage.
“How will they ever get understand if I don’t talk about it? I can inform your curiosity, as opposed to everyone being in the dark and just sort of creating their own narrative about it.”
The Port Harcourt born actress, who migrated to the US at age 6, also spoke about her acting career and how her parents had wanted her to become a Doctor.
“I told them it would take me eight years to become a doctor, but give me eight years to make it in entertainment. And I’m happy to say, we did it in seven,” she said.