People think that things are always rosy for actors. They think it's always all about glamour but the truth is we have all had our ugly experiences.
I have gone through a lot in the past and that is what has made me the Benson Okonkwo many love and respect today in the industry. I was sexually abused at the tender age of 10 by my 35 year old neighbor simply called Aunty Amaka, a lady who I love and respect.
She took advantage of me on that fateful afternoon after luring me with sweets and biscuits. She stole my innocence and ever since then I have been haunted by that hurtful memory. That's why I put passion into my acting career because its takes away my pain''.
If he told his parents, Benson said:
I kept it away from my parents, but I told our gateman, who did not tell my parents too.
I grew up with the shock and it still disturbs me till today.
I really wish parents would be more carefulI with who they leave their kids with.