Makena said she knew that she was different many years ago. She, however, disclosed that she was bullied and dealt with hateful comments online because of the choice to be bold and outspoken about her identity.
The former Tahidi High actress disclosed this during a session on the TEDx Talks channel. Former BBC journalist Makena alias Chris Njeri has for the first time come out publicly as a member of the LGBTQ community.
Makena disclosed that she knew she was special and gay many years ago after interrogating her feelings.
Speaking during a session on the TEDx Talks channel where she appeared as a guest speaker, Makena said she knew about her s3xual orientation a long time ago but took her a lot of time to accept herself for who she is
“I remember for the first time in my life after very many years, I looked at the mirror and said to myself ‘I am gay, I am unique and this is my truth,” Makena said.
Makena Njeri came out clearly stating that making it known that she was gay and in love with a fellow woman Michelle Ntalami was a long tedious journey.
It was also through the same session that Njeri also disclosed that she dealt with a lot of bullying and hateful comments online because of the choice to be bold and outspoken about her identity.
Just recently, Makena made headlines after somewhat dropping hints online that she was in love with Michelle Ntalami, her fellow woman. Both Makena and Ntalami broke the internet with photos of themselves looking all loved up.
By celeb buzz