Kumawood actress, Rose Mensah known in
showbiz as Akua Ataa Kyeiwaa escaped
death at the Santasi Roundabout in Kumasi
The Kumawood actress was, according to
movie producer Eugene Moratt crossing the
busy roundabout to meet a friend and
colleague actress, Matilda Asare to
announce the sudden break up of her
marriage to them when the incident
“Kyeiwaa while crossing the road was
absent minded, so the drivers blew their
horns on her several times and she had to
be alerted of the impending danger, God
saved her,” he said.
The celebrated local actress, he continued,
was highly disturbed after her four day old
marriage ended on the rocks upon
discovering that her lover was already
married to another woman.
The Kumawood actress parted ways with
her newly found lover, Akwasi Bronya, a
week into their controversial marriage.
The actress confirmed the divorce on Adom
TV on Thursday evening, saying she has
had to swallow the bitter pill of divorce as
a result of the raging controversy
surrounding the Kumasi-based
businessman who she married last
“I have given back his drink to him and he
has accepted because I can’t afford to be a
second wife. I prefer to remain single than
to do that”, Kyeiwaa said in an interview.
The celebrated local actress traditionally
married the Kumasi-based businnessman at
a ceremony which was attended by several
persons from the movie industry.
Kyeiwaa, Eugene said acting on her
Christian beliefs had to call for an end to
the marriage because ‘she said she can’t
afford to be a second wife since that would
not allow her partake in the Lord’s
Thus, together with five bus loads of her
colleague movie stars and family members,
Kyeiwaa presented the drink and the ring
back to Akwasi Bronya.