BBNaija Level Up winner, Phyna, has courted controversy by retracting her statement that she had an abortion on two occasions.
The reality star earlier told The Punch newspaper that the abortions were done when she was aged 19 and 24.
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Her statement attracted condemnation from some Nigerians who criticised her for going public with such information.
Surprisingly, Phyna has now denied the claims, saying it was just banter.
She told actor Uche Maduagwu in a phone conversation that she never committed an abortion as earlier revealed, saying it was all a prank.
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Phyna stated that she made the statement to incapacitate her troll and get them completely confused so that they were not even able to respond anymore.
Meanwhile, it appears the pressure of being in the limelight is already telling on Phyna.
The reality star has told Nigerians to leave her alone and stop dictating to her how to live her life.
Phyna, who seemed displeased by the criticism she is getting from some fans said the whole drama is beginning to affect her mentally and emotionally.