Celebrities use social media as a tool to connect with their fans and build their brands. However in a bid to stay relevant on social media, some of your favorite Nigerian celebrities have landed in trouble.
In no particular order, TNG takes a look at celebrities who have landed in social media trouble.
In recent times the fashionable Edo State born actress, Mercy Aigbe has been enmeshed in one social media trouble or the other. The beautiful role interpreter was in the news recently when it was speculated that her new mansion was gifted by a governor.
Reacting over the claims , an angry Aigbe wrote:” Dear Bloggers, the mumu upcoming script writer! and association of instablog bad belle, jobless commentators….this house you see in this picture was bought with my hard work and God’s grace( not that I owe y’all an explanation)……..since you have taken it upon yourselves to be in my business, pls employ a very good private investigator, a pastor, an Alfa or a Babalawo to help you in further investigations….so you won’t be peddling stupid rumours that has no iota of truth in it!….let me quickly warn you that more is coming oh!!! Because something HUGE is cooking . I am just getting started”.
Aigbe was also recently slammed on Instagram over photo-shopping her hips.
2018 is definitely the year in which curvy Nollywood actress, Nkechi Blessing got in more social media brouhaha .
From slamming Juliet Ibrahim on Instagram, to faking her engagement, the actress who gained prominence through the flick ‘Omoge Lekki’ was in the news mostly for the wrong reasons.
Nkechi was rumoured to have been engaged to a movie director, Tolulope Elijah Rotimi. In an Instagram post, the director had jokingly proposed to Nkechi during the shoot of a movie, ‘What I Hate About You’.
She was urged on by other members of the cast and crew, including Iyabo Ojo .She allowed the director slip the ring on her finger while they both kissed.Days after the video had gone viral, Nkechi debunked news of her engagement, stating that it was all staged.
Vivacious singer turned blogger is by far one of the most influential Nigerian celebrities on social media at the moment.
The talented entertainer has been enmeshed in deep social media troubles as a result of his outspoken nature. He once slammed Wizkid, stating that the pop-star is arrogant. Ednut had also condemned 2018 BBNaija star, Nina over her phone telling her to stop using android.
Aside his amazing music talent, one quality that sets Timaya apart and puts him in trouble would be his abrasiveness.
The Dem Mama records boss is known on social media for his unconventional opinions on trending issues. In a viral video,Timaya once declared that marriage doesn’t work.He was also recently slammed by some of his female fans over an interview he granted when he revealed the reason for collecting his car gift from his estranged actress girlfriend, Empress Njamah
Self –proclaimed OBO , Davido has been embroiled in countless social media storms this year.
The singer’s supposed private jet had stirred controversy on social media following claims by some fans that his net worth could not buy him a private jet yet.
For some time, the pop-star basked in the euphoria of the frenzy the speculations created, until pictures of Davido’s father and his friends praying on the said private jet went viral. The ‘Assurance’ singer had no choice than to reveal the identity of the true owner of the private jet.
He wrote:”Lmao, all of you, what is mine is Imade’s and what is my father is mine.”