Nigerian comedienne and actress, Anita Alaire Afoke Asuoha, popularly known as Real Warri Pikin, recently shared the motivation behind her decision to undergo weight-loss surgery.

Speaking at a recent event, Real Warri Pikin revealed that an embarrassing incident at a bank prompted her to take drastic measures to lose weight. “When I was plus-sized, one of the reasons I decided to do weight-loss surgery was an embarrassing situation at the bank. I entered into the bank door and the next thing I heard was, ‘Step back, one at a time, one at a time,’” she recounted.

Following the surgery, Real Warri Pikin proudly showcased her new look on social media, receiving widespread praise for her transformation. However, she has also been candid about the challenges she faces post-surgery.


“Everyone is saying I look better and younger after the surgery, but they don’t know what I am passing through,” she admitted. The comedienne disclosed that she is dealing with some of the procedure’s side effects, including changes in her body that she hadn’t anticipated. “My breasts have become sloppy,” she lamented.

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Despite the side effects, Real Warri Pikin remains positive about her decision and the overall impact it has had on her life. Her story has resonated with many fans, inspiring discussions about body image, self-esteem, and the lengths people go to feel comfortable in their own skin.

The comedienne’s openness about her experience underscores the importance of understanding the full scope of weight-loss surgeries, including the physical and emotional challenges that can accompany such drastic changes.

Real Warri Pikin’s journey is a powerful reminder of the personal struggles behind public appearances, highlighting the often unseen sacrifices made in the pursuit of societal ideals of beauty and health.