“His family is a nobody family, it’s a nothing family. My family have high status than them so that’s why they didn’t want me to marry him…”.
She also advised women not to marry people from a lower social standing.
The actress is currently promoting the Kobi Rana-directed movie 18 which premieres today at the Silverbird Cinema at the Accra and West Hills Mall.
Waris (25 years at the time and playing for Lorient in the French Ligue 1) married the then 20-year-old Habiba, daughter of Alhaji Saeed Sinare, the former Ghana Ambassador to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in April 2017. Habiba is also the niece of veteran actress Kalsoum Sinare Baffoe, the wife of former Ghana international Tony Baffoe.
However, Waris and Habiba’s marriage hit the rocks after just six months. The couple have a son together.
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