Vivian Tendo: ‘I was so obsessed with Irene Ntale, I defied my own dad and he abandoned me’

June 6th 2023, 10:35:13 am

Charming singer Vivian Tendo has long told how she got estranged with her dad in the early stages of her singing career, when the two disagreed on what kind of music she should be getting into.

Vivian Tendo

Her father Godfrey Ntubiro, a pastor and music coach had forbidden her from doing secular music, demanding instead that she become a gospel artiste.

But the ‘Simuta singer’ defied him and he got upset, cutting off all financial support for her university education. It was such a major dispute, she says, that the pair didn’t talk to each other for a good three years.

Now in a recent interview, Tendo has shed more light on what really drove her to take a stand against her beloved dad.

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