- Billionaire and philanthropist, Bill Gates and his wife Melinda shook the world with news of their divorce
- People all over the world have dropped different takes and opinions concerning the news
- Media personality, Uti Nwachukwu has also taken to Twitter to express shock as well as ask some questions
Nigerian media personality, Uti Nwachukwu, has joined the list of people who have taken to social media to react to the news of Bill and Melinda Gates' divorce.
The couple took to Twitter to drop the announcement which came as a rude shock and surprise to the world as they had been married for 27 years.
According to Nwachukwu, it did not make any sense to him that anyone would get divorced in their 60s or 70s.
He continued by expressing surprise over what could have happened in the marriage that would have led to the decision.
The media personality also expressed doubts over the institution of marriage and wondered how many people are actually happily married.
On a lighter note, Uti noted that even Jesus did not get married.
"What's the point of getting divorced in ur 60s/70s... I just don't get it!! At that age what could possibly be the problem that cannot be resolved? This marriage thing no be scam so? How many are truly happily married? Anyway, Jesus sef no even marry so what am I even saying?"
Check out the tweet below:
Below are some of the comments from Nigerians in reaction to Uti's tweet:
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"I feel one aspect of marriage that is underrated is the friendship part, and after 27years if the love isn't there, the friendship should be able to keep the marriage."
"That one is happily married does not guarantee it will last forever. Things go wrong in the course of living. People lose jobs, go broke, dislike what they once liked (person, food, job, etc). when it comes to marriage people act like things don't go wrong in other aspects of life."
"Another excuse for you not to get married. lol."
"In all honesty, so long as you accept the ups and downs of your partner, marriage can be bliss. The problem is not truly willing to "compromise " Accept that your strengths are his weaknesses and her weaknesses are your strengths. This will "solidify" what u have."
"Whether you like it or not Uti you will get married."
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Legit.ng previously reported that Uti Nwachukwu took to Twitter to bare his mind on the subject of monogamy.
According to him, whoever has a problem with 'acute' cheating should not be in a relationship.
The TV presenter stated that people who have partners who are physically, emotionally, and financially committed to them shouldn't complain when they cheat.