5 talked about Nigerian celebrity couples of the year
These are the Nigerian celebrity couples that kept us talking throughout the year.
Peter and Lola Okoye
(Gram Finest )
Ordinarily, being a celebrity gives one a lot of buzz from every corner, but being a celebrity couple takes it to the next level of public attention.
2017 was indeed an eventful year for a lot of celebrity couples who were either in the news for the good or for the not so good reasons. We take a look at the 5 most talked about Nigerian celebrity couples of the year.
1. Peter Okoye and Lola Okoye
The Okoyes top this list as the most talked about celebrity of 2017 because of the controversy surrounding the relationship between Peter Okoye and his twin brother Paul who both make up the famous group, Psquare. When the rift between the brothers started not many knew where and what the bases of the feud emanated from.
However, the gist started filtering about who was responsible for the rift between the brothers as they both threw shades on each other. Some were of the school of thought that Lola Omotayo was the arrowhead behind their fights making her a major headliner among tabloids and bloggers.
2. Banky W and Adesua Etomi
Sneak peek into Banky W & Adesua Etomi’s South African wedding
(#BAAD2017 / Instagram)
Banky W and Adesua Etomi position as the number two on this list can’t be overemphasised as they broke the Internet at the beginning of the year with their engagement which a lot of people didn’t see coming. From the announcement of their engagement, all eyes were on them.
November 2017 was the month fixed for their wedding and trust, it was major, they again shut down the Internet and every blog in the country was talking about Banky W and Adesua Etomi. They have certainly earned their position on this list and the buzz about them is still going on.
3. Tiwa Savage and Tee Billz
Tee Billz & Tiwa Savage
2016 was probably one of the most difficult years for this couple because of their separation rumours and infidelity accusations which made headlines. However, in 2017, they became one of the most talked about couple because they gave love a second chance and decided to work things out.
From sharing pictures of themselves online and to professing love for each other, Tiwa Savage and Tee Billz got everyone talking and happy for their reunion. Top of their biggest comeback moments was Tee Billz came up the stage to join Tiwa Savage while performing and they shared a deep kiss.
4. Damilola Adegbite and Chris Attoh
Chris Attoh and Damilola Adegbite
The marriage between the actress, Damilola Adegbite and Chris Attoh that many admired ended in 2017. There were cracks in the marriage since 2016. In 2017 Chris Attoh during an interview began to give hints of a possible divorce even though Damilola had stopped bearing his name.
Well, when everyone became abreast of the divorce it was a huge deal, a lot of people began to talk about it. The social media wasn’t left out as everyone wanted to air their own opinion about the once admired marriage.
5. Juliet Ibrahim and Iceberg Slim
Juliet Ibrahim and boyfriend, Iceberg Slim all set for the wedding of the year
Now, this is one relationship no one saw coming. Actress, Juliet Ibrahim and Iceberg Slim made their relationship open early in 2017 sparking off diverse opinions on their relationship. Everyone wanted to hear see what next the couple was up to. From attending Iceberg Slim’s mum’s burial to getting matching tattoos it made the headlines.
Every celebrity relationship ordinarily gets a lot of buzz but when these celebrities make their’s public, trust for it to be given all the attention. This was the case when Iceberg Slim and Juliet Ibrahim decided to go the extra mile by kissing each other on live television