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Entertainment news roundup: Top 10 interesting highlights of the week

As we gradually begin to wrap up the month of May. Here are top 10 interesting entertainment highlights of the week you might have missed.

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1. Josh2Funny and wife welcome baby boy

Joshua Alfred alias,Popular Nigerian skit maker and comedian, known as Josh2Funny and his Ethiopian wife, Bina have welcomed their first child.

The comedian took to his Instagram page on Tuesday, May 17, 2022 to announcing the goodness and put up a picture showing tiny baby feet.

“Now let’s officially welcome the owner of these legs, a new Minister, a King and more, an Optununuan Eden Alfred,” he wrote.

The lovely couple first revealed that they were expecting a baby in April after they shared photos from their maternity photoshoot.

In 2019 the comedian Josh2Funny proposed to his wife and they officially tied the knot in 2020.

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Saskay, Former Big Brother Naija housemate collected a Mercedes Benz car for her birthday.

On Monday, May 16, 2022, The reality TV star turned 22 and she was lavishly  presented with the surprise gift by her fans. Excited, Saskay revealed the red exotic car gift via her Instagram Live.

Saskay is the latest reality Tv star to be gifted with a car.

She joins the list of her fellow season six housemate, Liquorose, Ozo and others who have also been gifted with cars on their birthdays.

3. Actress Dorcas Shola-Fapson and stylist drag each other over AMVCA outfit

After the glitz and glamour of the AMVCA awards Nollywood, the stylist who dressed Dorcas Shola-Fapson for the Africa Movies Viewers Choice Awards, took to his Instagram page to call the actress out.

On Sunday May 15, 2022 the stylist took to his official Instagram page on where he called out the actress over her debts.

“Dsf!! Please pay me my money!!! You didn’t pay for fabrics nor for my service and you are out there posting me? What did I do wrong? For helping a celebrity that didn’t have much on her but wanted to go for AMVCA??,” he wrote.

According to the stylist Dorcas paid N200,000 for a fabric that cost N470,000. This was after he claimed she gave him the job one day to the event.

“You reached out on Thursday for an event happening on Saturday, you paid on Friday, in a day, Dsf???”

In a swift response, the movie star slammed the stylist for the comments he made about her.

According to the actress, the stylist did a poor job on the clothes and didn’t bring the outfit to the event on time and had to stitch the outfit on her.

DSF said her silence should not be mistaken for cowardice. She threatened to deal with the stylist if he continued to call her out on social media.

4. Funke Akindele’s stepson, Benito continues to drag her on Instagram

Funks Akindele, Nollywood actress stepson, Benito, has continued to drag her on social media.

On Friday, May 20, via Instagram Live video, her stepson, Benito, revealed several surprising details about the actress and his father, JJC Skillz’s alleged failing marriage.

According to Benito, his father cheated on Funke which led to a big fight. He also revealed that the actress also cheated on his father.

Benito disclosed that his father and the ‘Omoghetto’ movie star have not slept in the same room for two years.

Benito also revealed that his father no longer lives in their matrimonial home. Remember, about a month ago, Benito revealed that all was not well in one of Nollywood’s most loved up marriages.

5. Blossom Chukwujekwu marries new wife 3 years after 1st marriage crashed

Three years after the Nollywood actor, Blossom Chukwujeku’s first marriage I’m 2019 crash, The Nollywood actor has gotten married for the second time.

On Friday, May 20, 2022, The movie star and his new bride, Winifred Akhuemokhan, got married traditionally in Benin City, Edo State.

The actor took to his Instagram page where he shared a pre-wedding photo and one of his new bride in the traditional Edo outfit.

Uche Maduagwu also alleged that the actor cried almost every night in his first marriage

Read here: “Blossom Chukwujekwu cried almost every night in his first marriage” – Actor, Uche Maduagwu

Following the news of Blossom’s second marriage, his ex wife, On Friday, May 20, 2022, Maureen raised an alarm from her  Instagram about her DMs being flooded with messages.

“My dms!!! Abeg naaaaaaaa I’m crying

6. Portable Celebrates Double Headies Nomination

Fast rising Nigerian singer, Habeeb Okikiola, popularly known as Portable, who came into the limelight with his hit song ‘Zazzu’ has celebrated his double nominations in the 2022 Headies awards.

Headies shared the full list of the nominations for the 2022 Headies Award was announced on Tuesday with songs like Wizkid’s “Essence” and Ayra Starr’s “Bloody Samaritan” bagging multiple nominations.

Read here: “I know I worked for this and I know it’s for me base on believe”- Portable says as he celebrates double Headies nominations

7. Rihanna welcomes baby boy with partner A$AP Rocky

34-year -old Barbadian singer Rihanna jas welcomed her first child with rapper boyfriend, A$AP Rocky.

According to TMZ, sources reported that the baby boy was born last Friday, May 13, 2022, in Los Angeles.

Read here: Rihanna welcomes her first child with rapper A$AP Rocky

The couple had in January broke the internet when they announced that they were expecting their first child together.

8. Pete Davidson expected to exit ‘SNL’

Pete Davidson is reportedly leaving Saturday Night Live (SNL) after this season, he reportedly prepares to take his final bow this week after eight years on NBC’s iconic sketch comedy show.

According to a source who told Variety the “King of Staten Island” star, 28, is expected to make his grand exit after this Saturday’s Season 47 finale, which will be hosted by Natasha Lyonne.

9. Nick Cannon considers Vasectomy

Nick Cannon 41, Former America’s Got Talent host, recently revealed to E! News’ on his plans to get a vasectomy in the future.

The Nick Cannon Show host is dad to 10-year-old twins Monroe and Moroccan with ex-wife Mariah Carey, 5-year-old Golden “Sagon” and 1-year-old Powerful Queen with Brittany Bell, and 9-month-old twins Zion Mixolydian and Zillion Heir with Abby De La Rosa.

The show host is also father to a child with Alyssa Scott — son Zen, who died on Dec. 5 after being diagnosed with brain cancer last year.

Nick Cannon has a total of eight children so far

10. Chris Brown has announces release date of the  “Breezy” album.


Chris Brown, R&B singer, has revealed the news of the release date for new album ‘Breezy’.

The singer made the announcement on Tuesday, May 17 on Instagram with the caption “JUNE 24th BREEZY ALBUM.

The cover art is a black-and-white shot of Brown’s back of his head with the word “Breezy” shaved into his hair. He also hinted at some of the album’s features, which include Wizkid, Lil Wayne, Tory Lanez, H.E.R., Ella Mai, and more.

“Breezy” is Brown’s official follow-up to second double album, “Indigo“, released in 2019

 

 

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