2019 Big Brother Naija former housemate, Diane Yashim, popularly called Diane Russet, has recounted how
she once ‘hated God’ because of what she went through after the death of her father.
The reality star in a recent interview with The Punch, opens up on the setbacks she faced and how she questioned
God for years.
She said, “My mother’s prayers have been working for me. I didn’t know that the love I’m getting was going to be so overwhelming and I’m surprised about everything.
“I remember crying more than I prayed. I remember questioning God and for a couple of years, I hated God
if that makes any sense. It was difficult for me to get back to where I was with God because I struggled to pray.
I lost my dad. School wasn’t going fine and I had a lot of setbacks. But looking at things now, I feel that I had to
have gone through that phase to be where I am today. That’s why I appreciate things now and I won’t trade my
journey so far for anything now.
“My mum has been really supportive because she believes in me. She understands why I’m passionate about my
career and has never complained that I’m overdoing things. It’s been all positive vibes from her and even people
in the northern part of the country (where I come from) have been very supportive, to my surprise.”
Also speaking relationship with other ex-housemates, Diane Russet said, “I am friends with all the housemates;
together, we are a ‘vibe’. We act like brothers and sisters and care for one another.
I personally have a genuine love for all the ex-housemates. All that happened at my birthday bash was just us
having fun as we had always done while in the house.”
“I found a sister I never had in Mercy Eke. Initially, I didn’t think I would be close to her but I can’t help loving her;
she’s really a nice person. She pushes and inspires me to do things that I didn’t know I could do.” She added.