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Yvonne Orji: Actress talks saving her virginity till marriage

Yvonne Orji

Explaining her dedication to her Christian faith, Orji says she's happy to talk about the subject in hopes that it'll help people understand.

It is no longer news that “Insecure” actress Yvonne Orji is a virgin at 33.

The movie star in a recent interview with People says she is saving herself for marriage.

Explaining her dedication to her Christian faith, Orji says she’s happy to talk about the subject in hopes that it’ll help people understand.

 

She told People, “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.

She adds, “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?”.

 

The HBO star says she answered her own question, “It was like, OK, I know why I’m here. It’s to make you proud.”

Orji says she’s always more than willing to explain her decision to anyone who inquires.

People ask about it because they’re curious, or they may not understand,” she says. “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 actress immigrated to the US from Nigeria at age 6 and graduated from George Washington University with a master’s degree in public health.

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