Popular artist Timaya said he was once used as a sex toy, He made this known to Punch news, that he had to service an older woman whenever she had the urge in exchange for food and a roof over his head.
He said : “I learnt that to succeed in life, I had to stay passionate about my dreams, never settle for less and keep working hard every day.
“Most importantly, I learnt to believe that God makes everything possible in good time. I have been through a lot of things in life, and if I begin to share my story, you will be shocked.
“I was born into a fairly comfortable family but I was a rebel and I often ran away from home. I once lived in Port Harcourt with a woman who was older than me and she used me like I was a sex toy.
“I had to service her whenever she had the urge in exchange for food and a roof over my head. However, I have always dreamed big. Despite my travails, I never let go of my aspirations while believing that one day, I would make it big.”