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Sade’s beautiful daughter becomes a handsome transgender man


Though it seems like singer Sade, whose real name is Helen Folasade Adu, has been missing in action over the last several years, that hasn’t dissuaded “The Sweetest Taboo” recording artist’s daughter, Mickailia Ila, from emerging from private life.

According to reports, the 20-year-old — who has previously lived quite a private life — is currently transitioning, to a man. In addition, sources close to the celebrity seed claim she suffers from “gender dysphoria,” a condition causing one to feel strongly that they are not the gender they physically appear to be.

Sade Adu’s Only Daughter, #MickailaAdu Has Decided To Become A Man Now! * Nigerian born, British-Nigerian pop singer #SadeAdu has a beautiful 20-year-old daughter named Mickailia “Ila” Adu. Ila is is the product of a romance between her famous multi-Grammy award winning mum and Bob Morgan, a Jamaican-American music producer. * What a lot of people are not aware of is Ila is a lesbian, and not only that, she is a lesbian who is now “transitioning” from a lesbian to a male identity… * which these days means wearing men’s clothing, taking male hormones, chopping off their Bosoms and behaving like alpha males on steroids. * #Portharcourt #Lagos #Nigeria #Africa #westafrica #Abuja

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What many do not know is that Ila is “openly lesbian,” reports Nigerian entertainment site, Meanwhile, Ila’s Instagram feed appears to echo the rumors. Just recently, the daughter of Sade and Bob Morgan, a Jamaican-American musician, used social media to celebrate her transition.


Sade first blew on the scene with her hit track “Smooth Operator.” Over the years, the 57-year-old’s sultry sound has skyrocketed her to icon status, selling 110 million albums worldwide. While Ila didn’t follow in her mother’s footsteps, she appears to be quite the artist. What are your thoughts on Ila’s transition? Sound off in the comment section below.

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