A Nigerian woman named Nkeiruka recently celebrated her interracial marriage with a Caucasian man on TikTok. While she joyfully shared their love story, some TikTok users criticized the union, mainly due to the noticeable age gap between her and her white husband.
In response to the criticism, Nkeiruka passionately defended her choice of partner and encouraged her critics to focus on their own pursuit of happiness. She introduced her husband through heartwarming videos, showcasing their participation in traditional Nigerian wedding ceremonies. However, the age gap between them didn’t escape the notice of some TikTok users, leading to concerns and comments about the age difference.
Nkeiruka addressed these concerns in a video, expressing her commitment to her relationship and advising those who questioned her choice to prioritize their own pursuit of happiness. She emphasized that she had found her joy and encouraged others to do the same.
Here are rewritten reactions from netizens:
@GIFTY stated: “This man isn’t old at all. Do you all want her to marry a young Yahoo boy? We’re talking about marriage, not just a relationship.”
@Maryam commented: “If your husband’s friends are single, count me in!”
@Nemereafrik asked: “Does he have an older brother, by any chance?”
@Sonita Geh remarked: “People who criticize like this are always filled with negativity. Pay them no mind.”
@kadirose reacted: “Enjoy your marriage and don’t pay attention to others.”
@Melunga expressed: “They’re just bitter and envious. Enjoy your moments, dear.”
@Neyor inquired: “Could you also ask him if his father is still alive? I might want to connect with him.”
@ARAMIDE VAN DER MERWE shared: “Congratulations, love! My husband is 22 years older than me, from Germany. We have a son together.”