Social media sensation Mackerel is finally breaking her silence.

The self-proclaimed ‘man thief’ shared the real and heartbreaking story about why she launched a career in “Tekking People Man” with Onstage TV on Saturday night.

“Mi did just want love me nah tell nobody no lie,” Mackerel, whose given name is Ladasha Francis told Winford Williams. “Mi just did want love and mi did a get it, me never have a mother who hug me and tell me when mi get up everyday say she did love me and them something deh,” she continued before crying and subsequently running off camera.

Mackerel said one of her greatest regrets is not having a mother in her life. Watch full interview below.