Nollywood icon, Patience Ozokwor, says she is now ‘born again’ after her deep encounter with God.
She said following this, she has abandoned her previous lifestyle which included wearing trousers, dreadlocks and jewelry.
In an interview with Star Gist, the movie legend known for her ‘wicked mother-in-law’ roles, said she fasted for 30 days this year and that has changed her life for the better.
The actress, who said she made a minimum of N1.5million per week from movie shoots, revealed she has not been involved in any movie projects since her intense praying and fasting this year.
She warned that it will be harder for colleagues in the movie industry, with permanent tattoos and eyebrows when they eventually encounter Christ.
She also said that she should stop being referred to as Mama G, as that name was for when she was in the world.
She said, “I normally organise a personal retreat for myself in the first few days of the new year.
“When it was time to have my 2016 retreat, I heard the voice of the Holy Spirit telling me to fast for 21 days, I complained that I had so many projects to handle, endorsements and movies to shoot within that period, and the Lord extended it to 30 days fast due to my complaints.
“During this fasting period, the Lord revealed to me, how I will be a voice for him all over the world, how people’s attention will be channeled from my image on Nollywood to the Gospel.
“One of the things God warned me on was my dressing and appearance.
“Putting on Makeup, wearing Jewelry and putting on Trouser as a Lady is wrong. I have been preaching to colleagues in Nollywood, but God told me to put off my dreads, to stop wearing Jewelries and Trousers, that I could have gone to Hell, if I died December 31, 2015 despite the preaching I have been doing, just because of my appearance.”
“The Holy Spirit has not specifically directed me to quit or not to, although I have not shot any movie since that encounter in January.”
Source: Daily Star