NOLLYWOOD NEWS: In 2017, the good, bad and ugly juicy tit bits about Nigerian celebrities and their private lives were seen all over the media. As last year came to an end, let us delve into the controversial issues that rocked the lives of Nigerian celebrities in 2017.
The Nigerian entertainment industry was a beehive of activities all through the year as interesting events cascaded down in large numbers both in the Nigerian music and movie industry. Here is the chapter 1 of Nigerian celebrity controversies that shocked fans in 2017.
The last few years have seen trail of controversies on the broken marriage between Nollywood actress, Tonto Dikeh and businessman, Churchill Olakunle. 2017 was not excluded as messy and dirtier details were released to the public why their two year union which produced their son, King Andrea collapsed. Just few months ago, Tonto threatened to sue her ex-husband.
This is one of the major controversies that rocked the Nigerian entertainment industry in 2017. Tagbo, the late boyfriend of Nollywood actress, Caroline Danjuma was said to have died of suffocation in the company of his friends, Davido and others. This situation saw Davido and Caroline Ekanem-Danjuma throwing shades at each other on and offline. It was the talk of the town for a long time.
Banky W shares Adesua’s naked picture
2017 was a good one for newly married celebrity couple, Banky W and Adesua Etomi, as they were both in the news for the right and wrong reasons. First was the news of their engagement which took the industry by storm. Second was aftermath of the wedding which took place in far away, South Africa, when Banky W mistakenly shared the naked picture of his new wife on social media.
P-square break up
2017 can be described as unfortunate for the group, Psquare as they finally went their separate ways after series of media outbursts between brothers, Peter and Paul and their elder brother, Jude few months ago. Presently, the twin brothers (Peter and Paul Okoye) have gone solo in their careers with brand new singles to their credits.
AY Comedian and Freda Francis cheating controversy
While 2017 has been a great year for one of Nigeria’s biggest comedian turned film maker, Ayo Makun better known as AY, it has also seen him experience his fair share of controversy. His wife, Mabel, publicly warned the CEO of Oasis Med Spa, Freda Francis, to stay away from her husband and family. Mabel then went on to share screenshots of a chat supposedly between Freda and AY.
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