It has become something of a trend for celebrities to have short-lived marriages. While it is not something to celebrate, they seem to find it as an essential part of their lives…controversy, they say, fuels publicity. How true that is, I don’t know.
Singer Etcetera recently addressed this issue in his published and he received a backlash from Tiwa Savage and husband, Tee Billz who believed the singer had written exclusively about them.
There was controversy for weeks as expected, but the article was not devoid of truth. The enlisted actresses and celebs below have come to prove Etcetera right.
MERCY JOHNSON: Her marriage to Odianosen Okojie in August 2011 did not happen without a fight from Lovely, the former wife of Odi and mother to his two kids. She criticized the actress for breaking her home and advised that she sticks with a single guy and let her man be. The struggle went on for weeks but finally, Mercy got married.
NUELLA TCHIKERE: A similar fate befell young actress, Nuella when she made to marry movie
director, Tchidi Chikere. Sophia, Chikere’s former
wife didn’t fold her arms, instead she put up a fight
that got the media’s attention. She criticized openly
the union and accused the director of neglecting her and his kids since Nuella got into the picture.
FUNKE AKINDELE: Her 3-in-1 elaborate marriage to Almaroof Oloyede in May 2012 collapsed a year after, making it one of the industry’s shortest marriage. Although it was blamed on irreconcilable differences, many till date, opine that the marriage would have lasted longer, if her husband had been single or without a child from other women.
BUKKY WRIGHT: Her quiet marriage to Bolaji Basia in Canada became publicized after it got dissolved on a controversial note. Basia already had kids from his previous relationships. And Basia is only one out of at least three other previously married men Ms. Wright has ben involved with.
FOLUKE DARAMOLA: She got married to Kayode Salako in February, 2013 amidst many troubles, accusations and counter accusations. Salako had been married to a pastor with whom he had three children before divorcing her to marry Daramola.
STELLA DAMASUS: Her rumored marriage to Daniel Ademinokan, former husband to Doris Simeon, got her on this list. Daniel amidst controversies, divorced Simeon and got closer with Damasus in Abuja where the wedding allegedly took place.
MERCY AIGBE: Before she married Lanre Gentry, with whom she now has a son, Lanre already had been married and gotten for himself three children. His marriage to Mercy didn’t hold until he had fully divorced his former wife.
LAIDE BAKARE: After divorcing her first husband, Olumide Okunfulire, actress, Laide Bakare got married to Mutairu Oriliowo who already has kids from his previous relationships.
NSE IKPE ETIM: She wedded her UK-based lover April 2013 in a very quiet ceremony but it didn’t take long before her fans got to know that her man, Clifford Sule already has a 13 year old son from some another woman.
INI EDO: Although her husband Philip Ehiagwina claimed to have divorced his wife, Ruth, two years before meeting Ini, there still was trouble before their eventual union. US based Ruth accused Philip of abandoning her after she helped him secure a stay in the US.
LOLA ALAO: Far away in Georgia, US, she got married to married man, IT guru, Wale Ajibola in a quiet wedding. She was even quoted to have said ‘If a married man will make you happy, go for it’.
Hmmm… Seems our married men aren’t safe from these celebs ooo.