2016 came with so much to make the entertainment industry fun to both entertainers and their fans. The year had several controversial stories involving celebrities, that got us all entertained.
As the year winds up, we decided to summarize our best 10 controversial stories of the year in one article. Note that these were the scandals and controversial entertainment gist that made the must buzz on our platform in 2016.
Controversial Stories of the year
Let’s take a quick look at them!
10. Olamide and Don Jazzy
We started the year with the 2015 Headies Award, which held in January 2016. The event came with the first beef of the year; between YBNL boss, Olamide and Mavin boss, Don Jazzy.
Olamide was angry with Don Jazzy during his speech because Lil Kesh lost the Next Rated Artiste award to Reekado Banks. The beef kept growing until Aliko Dangote stepped in and settled the fight.
9. Davido, Babymama and Dele Momodu
Davido gave us news when him and his baby mama, Sophia Momodu and her uncle Dele Momodu had a big quarrel over the custody of their daughter. After so much back and forth revelations from both parties, the case was settled out of court and the ex-lovers are trying their best to be good parents to baby Imade. Click HERE for more Davido stories.
8. Toyin Aiymaku and Mayowa
Yoruba actress, Toyin Aiymaku got herself into trouble when she spearheaded a campaign to save a Cancer Patient, Mayowa. Remember the SaveMayowaCampaign? The Campaign was said to raise over N38 million for Mayowa’s treatment abroad, however, the young lady died without being flown out for her treatment. Read more about the SaveMayowaCampaign HERE.
7. Toke Makinwa and Maje Ayida
Toke Makinwa already had lots of haters who felt she didn’t do well to keep her home, so when the gist of her divorce with her estranged husband, Maje Ayida hit the internet, only a few people took side with her. However, aside marital crisis, she had had several lashing for her vlog stories and also for her newly released autobiography ‘On Becoming.” Click HERE to read more about Toke Makinwa.
Most Snapchat users are familiar with the name ‘Bobrisky’ as he is referred to as the ‘Snapchat King.’ The cosmetic entrepreneur and cross-dress is also called African male barbie and has made so much buzz on the social media scene over the year. Click HERE to read more about Bobrisky.
5. Rahama Sadau Banned from Kannywood
The Motion Pictures Practitioners Association of Nigeria, MOPPAN broke the hearts of fans of Kannywood actress, Rahama Sadau when they banned her from the movie industry. This was due to her feature in a music video by Jos-born singer, ClassiQ. Read more on Rahama Here.
4. Psquare’s Break up
Peter and paul gave us reasons to feel bad when their career was at the verge of going sour with their alleged separation. However, the Okoye brothers found a way around their differences and came back bigger and stronger with another hit ‘Bank Alert.” More on the Okoye brother’s Here.
3. Linda Ikeji and Wizkid
Linda Ikeji and Wizkid had one of the best internet fights this year which started with Wizkid thrashing Linda over her Hermes Bag. The fight moved on from there to the issue of Wizkid getting evicted from the house he said he bought in Lekki.
Recall how dirty the fight got, and how Wizkid started calling names. Anyway, we hope the duo are now best friends. They might just be the power couple Nigerians are looking for, who knows?
2. Tiwa Savage and Tee Billz
Tiwa’s marriage crisis was one of the longest trending entertainment gist of the year, as everyone wanted to know why Tee Billz was feeling depressed about his marriage with Tiwa. We also wanted to know who Edible Caterer was and why she was meddling in the affairs of the celebrity couple. Read More Here.
1. Olajumoke: The Bread Seller turn model
The most popular story that broke the internet this year is that of Olajumoke, the bread seller who was discovered by TY Bello.
Recall that the 27-year old mother of two photo-bombed the session of American-based Nigerian singer, Tinnie Tempah and from their became a star. She was even featured on CNN and is a typical example of a Grass to Grace story.
We hope we helped you reminisce over these top 10 controversial stories that made the news in 2016.