remains an integral part of the controversy showbiz industry, Like other years, 2023 started with several Nigerian celebrities trending for negative reasons.
Below is an examination of the most controversial celebrities ever in Nigeria as the year begins.
Alex Ekubo and Fancy Acholonu Marital Saga
Last year, the news about Alex Ekubo and his ex-fiancée, Fancy, was almost non-stop. But a new drama that developed between them in December last year continued into the new year as well.
Many were shocked when Fanci revealed on social media last year that her relationship, engagement and intended marriage with the Nollywood star had ended, adding that the choice was made in her best interest.
In December the fan went back to publicly apologizing for canceling their wedding on social media, claiming that nothing made sense without Alex, as if she had changed her mind. She said that the decision to cancel the wedding was taken in haste and apologized, saying that she now knows better how to handle the situations. She said that she misses him a lot.
While many were relieved that the couple was now on the path to reconciliation and marriage, especially after Alex accepted responsibility for the situation, they received another stunner just hours after the start of the new year.
On Monday, fans said Alex forced her to “publicly apologize relentlessly”, adding that the Nollywood actor used her for his ego. Her revelation that Alex had resisted having sex with her for five years was the climax of her confession.
Queen Najama and the coveted lover
Late last year, the Nollywood star Empress Njamah shared a video On her Instagram page in which she announced her engagement to George Wade, she said, “Today, August 18, I am engaged. Oh dear me. I’m officially off the market. The man had other plans, of which the actress was unaware.
This was followed by a weak attempt at threats and blackmail, which the actress made public. She claimed that the video was recorded under duress because her fiancé, George Wade, forced her to make it.
She also mentioned how George Wade entered her life when she was vulnerable as she had just lost her friend Ada Ameh.
Wade released nude footage of the Empress as a result of his threats. He created a WhatsApp group, invited several individuals, and began releasing videos of the empress in her home naked, including videos of her taking a bath.
The Queen responded to the video with a few short comments, thus making it seem like none of this affected her.
“No one can bring me down, I am alive, love to all of you for your love, support and messages, I am alive, I talked to many women hiding in situations like this but I talked and I I’m alive,” the queen posted on Instagram.
lagos concert with burna boy
Grammy-winning singer Burna Boy kicked off the new year with a concert in downtown Lagos that has raised eyebrows ever since.
Instead of apologizing for being late to the event, the Afro-fusion artist thrashed his audience.
Burna Boy arrived at the concert that was scheduled to start at 7:30 p.m. eight hours late. His supporters criticized his slowness. His fans spoke out against his careless attitude towards his performances in his home country, in contrast to his punctual and competent performances abroad.
The African legend didn’t take any criticism from his followers lightly and wasted no time in replying to them. Berna took the first few minutes of his performance scolding his audience after he finally took the stage, berating them for being late.
Barna claimed that he would not have bothered to take the stage after his outburst if a young collaborator had not gone down begging to be taken into consideration by fans who had waited more than eight hours for a paid performance. Picks up Burna Boy was then seen in a video throwing a fan off the stage who attempted to climb onto the stage, adding insult to injury.
Actor Yomi Gold announces marriage crash
On Tuesday, January 3, 2023, Bollywood star Yomi Alore, also known as Yomi Gold, announced separation from wife Ameena. With his statement, he becomes the first celebrity to get divorced in 2023, Gold said in a statement on his Instagram page.
He added: “Meena and I decided to go our separate ways.”
Meena is a good person. He doesn’t deserve a man like me. She will make a wonderful and loving partner for a much better man than me. I am not perfect. I will work on myself and be a better person. This is to be published because we want everyone who knows about us to be aware of our decision. time will be good again,” said Gould