Wassap Peeps! As we progress into a new week, Naija Entertainment Uncensored brings you an update of the most popular news and events in the entertainment world in the past seven days. From controversy to online rants and ofcourse the faiRy tale like wedding in Dubai…
TIWA WEDS TEEBILLZ IN DUBAI
The exquisite event saw the creame de’la creame of the Nigerian entertainment industry storm the Emirate city of Dubai for the highly anticipated white wedding of pop singer Tiwatope Savage and manager/heartthrob Tunji ‘TeeBillz’ Balogun. This follows the star studded talk of the town traditional wedding held in Nigeria last year. Those who attended the wedding include the Mavin crew led by Don Jazzy, DjXclusive, Banky W(best man), Tunde Demuren, Toolz, Dr. Sid and wife(Simi), Gbemi Olateru Olagbegi, Toke Makinwa, Kaffy, Sheyi Shay, Patoranking etc.
Don Jazzy surprised the couple with a surprise brand new SUV vehicle he presented them while they also got gold plated iPhones from jeweler Malivelihood.
PSQUARE SAGA- Rumored Break-Up And Then Make Up As Jude Clears Lola’s Name
The past week was filled with a shocking news about the controversial break-up of talented pop twin, Psquare. What began like a rumor started gaining prominence and before any questions could be asked news went viral that the ‘Testimony’ crooners have gone their separate ways.
Fans were shattered with rumored allegatons that Peter’s wife, Lola Omotayo was at the centre of the break while another news have it that the more built Peter actually assaulted his Brother Paul.
The news was give some credibilty when their brother and manager of over a decade Jude took to twitter to announce what was translated to be a final departure message.
However the family has since put their differences behind to move on as Paul, Jude and Anita(Paul’s wife) all took to social media to announce that the group was now back together only stronger. Jude would also later clarify that the mother of two, Lola should be left out of the matter as it was never about her.
The top African pop duo were sighted together for the first time since the rift news broke out at the Ibiza House Party hosted by Ikechukwu’s former girlfriend Sara Ofili at Piccolo Mondo, Victoria Island, Lagos on Friday 25th April 2013
CONTROVERSY!!! “My Parents Were Siblings”-Harrysong Says In Interview
“I Didn’t Say That”- Harrysong
“Ofcourse You Said It, Recorded Tape Intact”- YES Magazine…
The news went viral at the beginning of the week that pop singer Harrysong had granted an interview to YES international Magazine and was quoted as saying his parents were siblings(born of the same parents). “My father and mother are actually brother and sister. They gave birth to me before they could realize that. It was a big abomination, so they had to separate. Even, they attempted to kill my father in that village but he fled, because in Warri where I come from , it is a taboo. They termed it incest.”, Harysong was quoted to have said.
Harrysong after prompting from label boss Kcee on twitter would later come out to deny the interview saying he hasn’t spoken with any magazine in the last one year. “I implore that the blogs and magazine respect the memory of my late mother and retract the story/interview. I really i’m busy promoting my new video for ‘story”, Harrysong also known as Mr. Songs said.
Yes Magazine also released a statement insisting there was no hanky panky on their side as the statment was actually made by the artiste over an interview we conducted with him at Kcee’s Omole Phase 2, Ikeja, Lagos home. They also revealed that the interview tape was still available and anyone who was interested coulddropby their office to listen.
Its obvious the last hasn’t been heard of this story.
TERRY G FIGHTS DIRTY IN PUBLIC, SINGER REFUTES REPORT
It was alleged that Gabriel Amanyi popularly referred to as Terry G was last week involved in a street brawl which started when the singer and his crew refused to pay at a swimming pool where they went to relax. He newsspread wide fire and it was alleged that Terry G actually beat up the hotel manager who came out to see what the problem was. Some other factions said Terry was the one who settled the scruffle between his team and the hotel but the former story was more reported in the media.
Brother Gabriel as the former choir master is also called however over the weekend came out to refute the story. According to the Akpako master,“Right now, I am not happy at the reports circulating on social media. Yes i do crazy hit songs, Yes i say am crazy, Yes i act crazy in my videos , I do all that for the money. In my saying, its better to be a mad man making money than a handsome nuisance”.
“Is it wrong for me to settle a misunderstanding between two parties without waking up in the morning to see such head-lies and (not headlines)? Will I at this point swim at a public hotel without paying?” He further ranted.
INDUSTRY BIGWIGS GATHERS AS NIGERIA ENTERTAINMENT CONFERENCE IS HOLDS
The entertainment industry on Wednesday last week converged at the Eko hotel and suites for the NET organised Nigerian Entertanment Conference. Speakers include Professor Pat Utomi, Omotola Jalade Ekeinde, 2face Idibia etc.
CINEMA RELEASE OF HALF OF A YELLOW SUN POSTPONED DUE TO ISSUES WITH CENSORS BOARD
Fans were shocked when it was announced that the highly antcipated movie ‘Half of a Yellow Sun’ has been postponed due to problems with the video censors board.
NEU gathered that the movie which had some nude scenes was postponed due to explicit contents in the movie. Furthermore some gory and suggestive scenes might be of worry to not just the censors board but also the government in general as memories of the civil war was brought back to life in the movie. The new cinema date is now May 2nd but observers have revealed that certain editings might be made to the movie which features an array of top Hollywood and Nollywood stars.
JUDE OKOYE PROPOSES TO GIRLFREND ON HIS BIRTHDAY
In the wake of the resolution of the crisis rocking the Psquare camp, their brother/manger/video director surprised all when he proposed to his model girlfriend Ifeoma Michelle Umeokeke. Michelle, a former Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria (Tourism) who was really elated said yes to the applause of onlookers. The news initially broke when Jude’s North Side Entertainment signed act Cynthia Morgan made the announcement online while congratulating the couple. Jude had dropped the hint at the beginning of the year when he declared that 2013 was his last year as a bachelor… He posted on photo sharing medium instagram, “Here goes 2013! #greatestyear #finalbachelorhoodyear #familyman”.
TONI PAYNE CURSES ON FAN ON TWITTER
The social environment also went agog last week when singer 9ice’s estranged wife, Toni Payne took on a follower on Twitter. Payne had took to Twitter to give tips for a successful marriage when a follower with the twitter handle ‘Oko Tania Omotayo’ told her to keep mute as she was in no position to give such advises. The obviously annoyed Ms Payne took to direct message to out rightly curse on the dude who later revealed the rants.
DBANJ VISITS NYANYA BLAST VICTIMS
Like his colleague Iyanya, musician Dbanj also paid a surprise visit to victims of the Abuja bomb blast. Dbanj who donated several items visited the victims at the Asokoro District Hospital, Abuja in company of the FCT Health Secretary, Dr Ademola Onakomaiya.
On why he visited, the Koko master said, “I am a Nigerian and I am affected by any tragedy that befalls us and particularly in the spirit of Easter, I came to show the victims support. I have seen that the survivors are responding positively to treatment and thanked the medical team here for the efforts.
He also has a message for the terrorists who carried out the act, “We are appealing to the perpetrators of these acts to have a rethink and support the peace initiative so that our people would not be subjected to such wickedness.”
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