The month of September in 2021 was an unforgettable one filled with series of call outs, drama, threats and more on social media in celebrity circles.
A number of people hoped the month of October would bring only glad tidings but that has been far from correct looking at the things that have gone down in the 10th month.
A number of Nigerian celebs now appear to court social media and would prefer to settle their differences online in the full glare of the public.
Well, this has left members of the online community with numerous gist that keeps them entertained as they share hot takes on trending topics.
Oftentimes, to know that a Nigerian celebrity’s gist is the hot topic of the moment, celebs and social media influencers like Daddy Freeze, Tosin Silverdam, Blessing CEO, Etinosa, Solomon Buchi, and more are usually found sharing their hot takes on it.
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Today, Legit.ng has gathered some Nigerian celebrities who made headlines in October for scandalous reasons.
1.Tiwa Savage’s leaked tape:
Top Nigerian female musician, Tiwa Savage, came out some time ago to speak on being blackmailed by an unknown person who was in possession of a video showing her sleeping with an unknown man.
Things seemed to die down for a bit and Tiwa even joked about how people will never get to see the tape during a performance. Well, shortly after that, the clip leaked on social media somehow and that began the series of social media callouts the singer received.
2. Jane Mena vows to sue Tonto for N500 million
Popular married dancer, Jane Mena, through her lawyers decided to take up the case between actress Tonto and herself. She demanded for the sum of N500 million and a public apology from Tonto. According to her, claims that she slept with Kpokpogri were false and there was no way he could have her intimate unclad tapes.
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Shortly after this, an audio went viral online of Kpokpogri speaking on the different times he had slept with Jane and how thinking about those times made him want more.
3. Tonto Dikeh gets Kpokpogri arrested:
Another celebrity gist that seems unending is also the love turned sour between Tonto Dikeh and her ex-boyfriend, Prince Kpokpogri.
According to reports, the actress got him arrested after he grounded her car at a hotel parking lot and also allegedly put a gun to her head and threatened her life.
Kpokpogri who was eventually released denied reports that he was ever arrested until videos made the rounds of him in police custody.
4. 2baba’s relatives call Pero their first lady:
Top singer, 2baba, is still enmeshed in baby mama drama after the mother of three of his kids, Pero, landed in Abuja at about the same time as the singer.
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Shortly after that, videos made the rounds of people alleged to be 2baba’s relatives calling Pero the singer’s unshakeable first lady. This led to people showing love and support for Annie on social media.
5. Mercy Johnson and daughter’s teacher:
Top actress, Mercy Johnson also had her own fair share of scandal when she called out her daughter’s teacher for transferring the dislike she had for her to her daughter in school.
Shortly after Mercy made this claim online, another lady identified as Nancy took to social media with claims that the actress was lying and that she went to the school with thugs to fight.
Mercy who was obviously shaken by the claims went to the school to prove that none of such happened. The lady who also made the claims later went online to reveal that they were false and she wasn’t actually aware of what transpired before she called the actress out online.
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6. BBNaija’s Maria and Cubana Chiefpriest:
Popular club owner, Cubana Chiefpriest, recently called out BBNaija star, Maria Chike Benjamin, and accused her of not only snatching his sister’s husband, Kelvin, but of also threatening her.
This caused an uproar on social media and Chiefpriest even posted what appeared to be proof of his claims.
This didn’t age well online and Kelvin’s brother also dragged the club owner. According to him, his brother’s wife was also cheating in their marriage and the union had been long over before Maria came into the picture.
Celebrity gist that rocked social media in September
The month of September started on an unassuming note like previous months but it wasn’t long before many people realized that the ninth month was made of different stuff owing to the different things that went down in Nigerian celebrity circles.
The month of September no doubt left many Nigerians glued to their phone screens as they tried to catch up with every hot gist as soon as it dropped.
Legit.ng compiled a list of hot celebrity gist and clapbacks that kept fans entertained in September. Some of them include the relationship between Bobrisky and Mompha to name a few.