Tuesday, 13 December 2016

7 Most Controversial Celebrities Of 2016

It’s undeniable that controversy and
popularity go hand in hand.
Something as harmless as a picture shared
on social media could become so
controversial and talked about for months
to come.
It’s been undeniably a tough 12 months for
the celebrities on this list. Below are our
most controversial people of 2016:
1. Toyin Aimakhu
Toyin Aimakhu with her former lover Seun
For Nigerian actress Toyin Aimakhu it
started with her marriage scandal with
estranged husband, Adeniyi Johnson.
She accused him of constantly cheating
with her colleagues but it didn’t take her a
month before she got involved with Ebony
boss, Seun Egbegbe.
Their breakup was even messier than her
marital drama. Seun reportedly seized her
phones at a movie location and was
accused of kidnapping her too. The two
later engaged in a war of words on social
media and in several interviews.
Actress Toyin Aimakhu with Ahmed
Mayowa Shukurat
Let’s also not forget the late Mayowa
Ahmed fund raising saga.
Moved by late ovarian cancer patient,
Ahmed Mayowa Shukurat’s story, actress
Toyin Aimakhu visited Mayowa and helped
solicit funds on her behalf.
When reports emerged suggesting that the
campaign was orchestrated by Ahmed
Mayowa Shukurat’s family to deceive
Nigerians, Toyin Aimakhu stormed LUTH
with police officers and that lead to
another lengthy social media onslaught.
2. Kemi Olunloyo
Kemi Olunloyo has come out hard in Linda
Mother of all controversies. Anything
renowned media personality, Kemi
Olunloyo speaks or tweets about
automatically becomes controversial.
This year alone saw Olunloyo in the
limelight more times than normal. From
calling Jide Kosoko a ritualist who killed
his wife, Henrietta Kosoko, to fat shaming
Eniola Badmus and trolling Dayo Amusa,
Olunloyo was a hit in the controversial
department this year.
3. Freeze
Daddy Freeze
Always one to speak his mind, Freeze has
been in the news for different
controversies this year alone.
He was rumoured to have been sacked by
the management of Cool FM following his
public feud with Basketmouth which he
tagged malicious.
The media personality has since been
hogging the headlines with his unfiltered
comments on politics, religion, love and
He also owns a blog where he posts his
opinions on the burning topic of the day
and is commonly known as a social critic.
4. Toke Makinwa
Thanks to her marital issues being made
public and the occasional rambling on
YouTube, Toke Makinwa almost snatched
the controversial spotlight from Kemi
This year alone saw the TV host and
Vlogger trend for several reasons.
First, it started with her misconstrued
advice to single young ladies, then her
releasing a tell-all book, “On Becoming”,
where she talks about getting a sexually
transmitted disease from her husband, her
husband’s mistress and her failed
5. Emeka Ike
Emeka, Emma Ike and daughter
2016 was undeniably the year of
controversial Emeka Ike.
He charged the Actors Guild of Nigeria
(AGN) to court, dragged Ibinabo Fiberesima
on social media and was involved in a
marital drama with his estranged wife.
6. Davido
Davido and Sophie Momodu, his baby
Davido and his baby mama, Sophia
Momodu, owned this year with their baby
The two constantly threw shots at each
other on social media even dragging
Ovation publisher, Dele Momodu, into the
Davido was delayed from going to Dubai
with his daughter at the airport after Dele
Momodu called child services and customs.
This led to a full-on media war and
The singer even went ahead to release a
song calling Dele Momodu his “boy”.
7. Wizkid
And then Wizkid decided to bless fans with
his trolling of popular blogger, Linda Ikeji.
The beef between the two started when
Linda Ikeji’s Blog reported Wizkid had
been evicted out of his Lekki home after
his rent had expired.
This supposedly angered the pop singer,
who made hostile remarks about Ikeji.
Eventually, the Lagos State Commissioner
of Police, Fatai Owoseni, had to intervene
putting the beef between the music star
and Entrepreneur to rest.