The year 2019 has been a year of so many drama all-through the entertainment industry.
Many celebrities made news for various reasons that got people talking all over social media space.
In no particular order, Below are top 10 controversial celebrity controversies that rocked 2019:-
1. Kizz Daniel vs Demmie Vee Fight
Demmie Vee was fearless when he called out Kizz Daniel for not doing anything to help his career as an artiste under Flyboi.
It was in the midst of this fight we got to know that Demmie Vee’s record label, HND Records actually paid a sum of 10million Naira to Kizz Daniel just to help push his career under Flyboi.
According to Demmie Vee, Kizz Daniel deliberately fine-tuned his voice to turn wack so he could look like a better artiste on the song they had together titled “You Go Wait“.
Both artistes later settled their differences on social media space but the whole beef still looks ongoing from the inside.
2. Davido And Fake Pregnancy Rumours
Days after he welcome his first son with Chioma, Davidowas hit with a widespread news that he impregnated a lady and rejected the pregnancy.
The news became very interesting because it was just fews days to the release of “Risky“.
Davido quickly reacted with what he called Risky Bounty Hunt when he promised 1m for anyone who can drop information about the girls in the video.
The two girls were later arrested and handcuffed, they admitted the whole accusation were all to get attention.
In the end Davido still showed them love by balling them in the pool side
The whole thing looked liked a well-scripted shii to promote Risky.
3. Regina Daniel & Ned Marriage Controversy
This has to be the most controversial marriage of the decade.
It all started when Regina Daniel bought house for her mum and got herself 2 Benz.
Everyone was confused about her source of wealth until the news of her romantic relationship with Billionaire Politician and businessman, Ned Nwoko broke out.
No one ever thought both lovers will take it to the level of marriage considering their 38 years age difference.
Their wedding got people talking all over social media with many saying only money can make a 19-year old Regina marry 62-year-old Ned Nwoko.
Money answereth all things
4. Naira Marley And EFCC Saga
One of the major controversies of this 2019 is Naira Marley‘s battle with EFCC.
The whole thing started when Simi called out Yahoo Boys, telling them to stop using fraud money to buy her music.
That was how Naira Marley turned himself to Senior Advocate of Yahoo Hustle where he started justifying the illegal act.
He even went ahead to blast Ruggedman and other celebrities warning him to stop speaking in favour of the act.
The whole issue brought about his song, “AM I A YAHOO BOY” featuring Zlatan.
After the release of the visuals to the song, EFCC wasted no time in picking Naira Marley up alongside Zlatan, Rahman Jago and others.
Zlatan and others were released except Naira Marley.
He had to chill in Ikoyi prison before getting released on bail.
5. Etinosa And Mc Galaxy Naked Video
Would you ever thought a female celebrity will strip totally naked on IG Live with another celebrity?
Well, your favourite actress, Etinosa did it without thinking twice. She even announced she was going to do it few hours before.
Few months ago, Etinosa was on IG Live video with Mc Galaxy where many people were watching.
She removed everything she was wearing one by one and that coconut head, Mc Galaxy was watching and enjoying everything.
The video went viral on social media and everyone got talking. She later came out to say, she was drunk when was doing that Live video while Mc Galaxy said, they both planned it as stunt.
Which one do we believe sef?
6. Zlatan vs Tacha Diss Track Controversy
This has to be one of the mistake of Zlatan‘s music career this year.
So far this year, Zlatan has benefited a whole lot from jumping on trends to make a song for his fans.
When the trend about Tacha‘s bad body fragrance hit social media, Zlatan decided to jump on it too.
Below are notable lines from Zlatan’s diss track to Tacha:-
“Ki lo n run, Shay Tacha ti wo le”
“Tacha, you no go kill person’”
Meanwhile, many people on social media saw what Zlatan did as nonsense while only few people are of the opinion that the Zanku crooner was just having fun.
It was believed that the Titans who are Tacha’s strong fanbase made Zlatan loose out at Headies Award as they campaigned against him.
7. Vector And M.I Beef
When 2 rap kings fight, people will definately pay attention and talk.
Vector and M.I‘s beef was not something we expected this year but it happened .
The beef started when M.I addressed himself as the best rapper in Nigeria while throwing indirect shots at Vector on Martell Cypher II.
M.I indirectly told Vector to drop a joint like he is missing a kneecap. That line kinda hit Vector.
He replied on “The Purge Cypher” that if he cuts his legs off, M.I wouldn’t reach where is head is”. Mad Clapback
Both rappers went ahead to drop mad diss tracks for each other.
M.I dropped “The Viper” as reply to Vector on The Purge Cypher while Vector dropped “Judas The Rat” in response to M.I.
Their controversial diss season got a lot of hip-hop fans talking all over social media and of course, it’s a good one for rap culture.
8. Wizkid Fake Wristwatch Issue
To celebrate his manager, Sunday Aare‘s birthday, Wizkid splahes a whooping millions of Naira on Richard Mille wristwatch as gift for his long-serving manager.
When the news broke out, Davido‘s crew were quick to describe the Wristwatch as “original fake“.
Aloma DMW wrote:-
“Richard awon milli lere leleyi ooo” adding “Shoe dey come with size, orignal fake seff dey. Congrats! we know the story,”
Another person identified as @michaelhermann also joined by describing how the original watch looks like.
“RM55 don’t have that bezel case color at all. The skeleton movement is much smaller and the dial makers are longer”
Meanwhile, some people don’t care whether the Wristwatch was real or fake but their concerns was Wizkid buying millions of Naira wristwatch and refuse to take good care of his child, Boluwatife.
9. Toyin Aimakhu vs Lizzy Anjorin Fight
Toyin Abraham and Lizzy Anjorin fight started when Toyin put to bed and fans attacked Lizzy for not congratulating her fellow actress.
Lizzy claimed Toyin used her fans to attack her when she was accused of carrying drugs months back.
She also stated that toyin was a liar and in several videos online Lizzy revealed how Toyin gave birth to her baby at (Elewe-omo) trado-medical center as she can’t afford hospital bills.
Lizzy went as far as laying curse on the new mother and child.
Toyin reacted by posting court papers telling her fans she will be suing Lizzy Anjory who still went ahead to do a video that Toying is a liar who can’t even afford a court case.
The fight was dirty and interesting at the same time until the older actors like Yinka Quadri and Bolaji Amusan (Mr. Latin) called a seize fire on the drama.
10. Lyta Exit From Olamide’s Label YBNL
Lyta‘s exit from YBNL was not on a very good note.
The young promising act decided to leave the YBNL after many months of doing hairstyles without dropping a single track.
Olamide‘s decision to unfollow Lyta on Instagram made people suspect things were not going on well in the YBNL camp.
In an exclusive interview on Naijaloaded TV, Lyta revealed that he had to leave the Label because he suspected that Olamide has no concrete plans to boost his career.
“Baba dey release song back-to-back and me 9 months, I never release anything and I get family to take care of, my mum is blind” – Lyta
Those were the words of Lyta during the interview with Naijaloaded TV.
This issue got people talking and also made it obvious that many Olamide signings of upcoming artistes are not real nor backed up with paper works.