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Monday, 6 June 2016
British woman gets babies with both Maasai moran and his son
“On that first trip I saw him a number of times, sometimes with his wife, and she would even translate for me so we could chat,
“I remember him saying “I love you” to me and at first I just saw it as friendly, but my feelings started to grow,
” she said. As a Western woman in Kenya people were suspicious of me, but Rempesa was so kind, buying me food and drinks and always had time for me and made me feel welcome and special,” she added.
In March 2013 Rempesa returned to the UK to perform with his troupe, so they would talk on the phone during the day and on his last night here, their relationship became physical.
Rebekah with Reempesa’s son Lawrence, 19, and she fell pregnant in a August 2015.
Interestingly, Joyce, Rempesa wife, is the one who welcomed her into the fold and gave their relationship her blessing.
Joyce helped translate for Rebekah so they could build their relationship.
Rebekah then returned to the UK in March 2013 and vowed to learn Swahili and signed up for a course on Facebook.
Then she began chatting to Rempesa on Skype and he told her again that he loved her and missed her and the love blossomed.
Rempesa had five children.
“We shared a hotel room together and it was lovely. We talked about getting married and although he didn’t say his marriage was over, and I knew he still lived with his wife, I felt assured they were nothing more than friends,” he said.
And it was Joyce, 42, who welcomed his co-wife at the airport when she went to visit again in December.
Rebekah admits that she’d been unlucky in love in England and loved the different values held by Kenyans, which was one of the reasons she has chosen to make a life for herself there.
“My friends said I was mad to be running off with a Kenyan man, living in a tin hut with him and his first wife and five children. But there is hardly a huge sea of great guys here in the UK. In Kenya, it’s like being a British wife in the 1940s. You cook, clean and look after the home and your husband and family and I don’t see anything wrong in that at all. The whole community supports each other and everyone is so happy and friendly. They have a great life,” she adds.
She is hoping to see Lawrence come to the UK to visit his child and has already sent him Sh60,000.
In January 2014, tragedy struck as Rebekah settled into her new life, Joyce, died of an accidental overdose.
Villagers blamed her for the incident but despite threats she and Rempesa kept their relationship alive.
“It was a total shock but she was very troubled.’ She said that there had been animosity towards her from some of the people in the village who blamed Rebekah for getting together with Rempesa for Joyce’s death,” She said.
In February 2015, she fell pregnant and went back to the UK to have her baby where it could be cared for by the NHS and have British citizenship.
Unfortunately, in the final months of her pregnancy, she and Rempesa broke up.
She gave birth to her daughter Arya who died just six weeks later. Rebekah then had to break the bad news to Rempesa over Skype.
Although heartbroken, wanted Kenyan village life again and contemplated returning.
When she came, she herself falling for the warrior’s 19-year-old son Lawrence who is still at school making up for a few missed years through truancy.
He opened his feelings for her and their relationship became physical.
Rebekah then fell pregnant and it seems the pressure of the pregnancy turned the relationship sour and Rebekah returned to the UK to have their son who was born early June 2016.
She is hoping to see Lawrence go to the UK to visit his child and has already sent him Sh60, 0oo despite the fact he is unable to pay child support because he is still in school.
Rebekah and Kito when they were together last summer.
‘I suppose it didn’t help that I was basically his stepmum before we got together.’ ‘I want Lawrence to be in his life, but I fear he sees me more as his mother than his girlfriend, ” Rebekah told Mirror.
Many Britons and Europeans have been married to Kenyans as they find the environment and the culture welcoming as compared to their countries.