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Tonto Dike – “If I keep waiting for an Igbo man, I will just end up like Genevieve Nnaji who is eternally single”

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This piece was culled from an interview Tonto Dike had recently with a reporter from Punch. Excerpt from the interview:

Interviewer: We just learnt that you will be getting married soon to your new boyfriend who happens to come from Benin, Edo state. Why are so many Nollywood female starts getting snapped up by Benin or men from Edo state?

Tonto Dike: First of all, it is nobody’s business where my fiance is from. That out of the way, yes Benin men are great and very understanding. They are not sitting and judging you unlike an Igbo man that will want to be poke-nosing in everything you do. You make your money and the Edo man is not interested in your personal affairs . “If I keep waiting for an Igbo man, I will just end up like Genevieve Nnaji who is eternally single.”

Tonto dike Debunked the statement above…

In a reaction to the alleged interview, which has spread like harmmatan fire, Tonto reacted this way, “I have never and will never say anything against Genevieve. I will not even interfere in her personal issues. I did not grant such interview.”

Her publicist also denied any such statement from Tonto dike. The publicist said, “after her interview with you (NFC) last year December, Tonto dike has only granted an interview with a soft-sell magazine, which was done about three months ago.
So, I don’t know where that purported interview came from or when such was granted.”

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39 Comments

39 Comments

  1. Harrysplash

    November 30, 2012 at 9:23 am

    Na wao ooo

  2. ehidiame

    November 30, 2012 at 11:34 am

    Tonto, Shut up you black kettle

  3. emem

    November 30, 2012 at 12:49 pm

    I hope 4 ur sake gal dis is not true cos insulting genevieve will adding salt to ur already roten wound.

  4. XTY

    November 30, 2012 at 1:15 pm

    TONTO you know insulting Genevieve is like u,slapping Jay z ,you really need to learn how you bridle your tongue.marriage is not a playing ground.

  5. buchi.

    November 30, 2012 at 1:23 pm

    Tonto I fink at ur age and exposure u shuldn’t be making such comendt about Genevive, u are a disgrace and a spoilt jealous fool.

    • Favour Oghenegoma

      May 14, 2013 at 11:19 am

      What if the statement is a lie,stop jumping to conclusion

  6. adeyinka

    November 30, 2012 at 8:13 pm

    Tonto u knw u can’t mary cos u wil nt allow any man 2 run rules over u!!dnt allow an avenue 4 media ppl 2 feed on u.

  7. Govie

    November 30, 2012 at 8:58 pm

    Are all the preceeding comments from people that read thesame Article as I? Cos what I read is that a softsell magazine made up a very damaging story and attributed it to Tonto and everyone is still commenting like she didn’t debunk the statement? Why do people strain to believe lies?

  8. Jhonieblaze

    November 30, 2012 at 9:47 pm

    Tonto,haters keep on hating,she keeps smiling 2 the bank,getting more famous,Nigezie just promised 2 sponsor her video,she will be performing live @ rhythm unplugged,u keep publicising her,she’ll get married soon,u haters are there smoozing around wat doesn’t in anyway concerns u,she just said she didn’t insulted Genevieve,why can’t these haters ever stop these cheap advertisements about a promising Tonto.

  9. Marviquejhone

    November 30, 2012 at 9:54 pm

    She just featured the akpako master himself yesterday @ the house of Gingah,she’s gettin more famous,who knows her haters nobody,stop dis hatred please,she’s a human like u,she doesn’t care about u cheap freaks. I’m just happy 4 her successes dis year.

  10. Rachael

    December 1, 2012 at 11:02 am

    Tonto please do not make sure statement about your fellow Lady, If you really do.

  11. Riot5000

    December 1, 2012 at 1:17 pm

    Did she say in a write up that she did not like Igbo men?
    Now this?
    WTF is wrong with this fool (tonto in spanish) ?
    Always bashing Igbo men?
    You are not all that baby, and Igbo men i know do not care much for loud moths and obnoxious women.

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  13. September

    December 1, 2012 at 3:38 pm

    Watin dey worry this girl sef??? SMH, hope u realise urself before its too late.

  14. Ebube Nnamdi

    December 1, 2012 at 7:15 pm

    In Igbo land , we regard marriage as an institution through which we get into home and not a channel at which we get into house. ” we use to say in igbo ” Odi ka odi kpoba, odikodi egoro.” literally means , bird of same feather , floucks together. No Igbo man want to turn his matrimonial home into a brothel nor want to bring in a potencial bitch as wife.

  15. Baby

    December 1, 2012 at 8:55 pm

    Of course she can get married to edo men for sure cuz edo guys like women to make money and give to them so what u do to get the money is not their business,u can do as u like,they don’t check what u do or where you go,u can even sleep with thousands of men provided the money is flowing.Tonto knew no igbo man will tolerate her way of life that’s why.Tonto make sure u did not insult genny cuz she is ten times richer and better than you are.Learn how to talk and respect your seniors.

  16. D Phronesis

    December 3, 2012 at 7:36 am

    Why did u allow ppl 2 b insulting & outsalting u like d@,
    pls! dnt give a dm or sht of their sayng but try nd b on caution wnevr u are intervw in public or on media bcos ppl nevr progrm 2 hale u but 2 tlk u down.
    by DANIEL.

  17. PROFOFEX Consult

    December 3, 2012 at 7:47 am

    Why did u allow ppl 2 b insulting & outsalting u like d@,
    pls! dnt give a dm or sht of their sayng but try nd b on caution wnevr u are intervw in public or on media bcos ppl nevr progrm 2 hale u but 2 tlk u down.
    by DANIEL.

  18. Raymond

    December 3, 2012 at 11:02 am

    Tonto dike is nothing but an old foolish fool why must she mention nnaji’s name while been interviewed? If u like marry 4 all we care…whore….

  19. kelly

    December 3, 2012 at 1:25 pm

    Who wan marry this deluded fool!!! Fuck off, u are nt worth talking abt!!!!

  20. seal

    December 4, 2012 at 10:48 pm

    Yes, igbo men are not worth celebrities cos dey will surely kill their career. And who cares abt igbo ladies either? Dos i’ve come across flirts around even in dia matrimonial home, go Tonto, am so proud of ur success so far. We are waiting to add u to our celebrity wifes association in Edo state.

  21. BlegoH

    December 6, 2012 at 12:23 am

    Tonto.Dn’t compare ursef to Genevieve.This is lik Nigeria vs USA

  22. Nelson

    December 6, 2012 at 7:50 pm

    Tonto, am not surprised.

  23. Manuel

    December 14, 2012 at 7:30 am

    Like serious sm of u r talkin rubbish,u think igbo r gud or wot? U swines,thieves ur ladies r de most flirts in 9ja…do u guys hav RESPECT? Hell no.i’v come accross a lot of igbos n mind u der ntin 2 write about.am a benin guy n i dnt care about a womans money,sooo Baby or wot eva u call urself;pocket ur mouth in ur ass.

    • rose

      January 5, 2013 at 10:16 pm

      guy you are the wost fool i have ever seen in this earth you are just disgusting idiot

  24. Samuel

    January 5, 2013 at 9:14 pm

    Who told you that Genevieve Nnaji is eternally single. That’s an insult. Genny is more eloquent and endearing than you are. I believe that your out bust is out of malice. Am even surprised that you mentioned T B Joshua as stopping you from smoking and you are still unrepentant, may God help and forgive you Tonto Dike. Genny Nnaji carry go.

  25. Pat

    January 8, 2013 at 11:56 am

    Infact,she dont hve manner @ all dat is her problem.

  26. Pat

    January 8, 2013 at 12:00 pm

    Infact,she dont hve manner’s @ all dat is her problem. May God deliver her.

  27. Dan

    January 8, 2013 at 10:07 pm

    Tonto u are an idiot. How did you expect an Igbo Man to marry a prostitute like you. Igbo Men like good thing and not someone whose virgina has been tasted by every man, whose virgina is wide like a bucket.

  28. Slim

    January 12, 2013 at 6:30 pm

    Tonto, u need to chill. U need to learn how to talk. Don’t just talk cos u ar asked to. No reasonable man will take ur type for a wife. Shame on d man who intend to marry ur type cos u ar nothin but a whore. Abeg fuck off make we hear better story.

  29. Senator MarkMike

    January 18, 2013 at 4:43 pm

    Tonto is illuminati and her baptismal name is TOTO DI-IKE. This means HARD …

  30. Roll man

    April 11, 2013 at 10:58 pm

    Tonto u dnt av manners jst of recent u slpped van vicker it’s nt ur fault es bcoz u re a drunker buh ani way if u can gve me i will manage 2 put my DICK inside coz av nver tested it…XOXO

  31. Vickie

    May 17, 2013 at 11:34 pm

    Why can’t we read well,b4 condemning her.the last part stated she denied ever saying that.as for lgbo men?for real they love respects $ won’t tolerate some habits.l love them for that.a wife should be a wife $ not a girl friend.they won’t like anyone sell their respect for money.thus u ll ve to choose ur career or marriage,$ lf they allow u to go on,u must add respect to what u act.guess most men re that way too,tribe apart.most men re born jealous $ doesn’t take nonsense ln marriage.a typical Africa man values marriage.we re not whites $ shouldn’t expect our men to take what they take too.reason u ve more divorcees ln entertainment industries

  32. Chibuike

    May 20, 2013 at 12:02 pm

    Hahahahahahaha, ah dn die 4 laf!!! Dat guy wey rit ToTo Dike abeg i wana ad u on facebk, ma name is chibuike khaled, emmm cumn 2 dis bulshtz, tonto i d advc u go len hw 2 tlk cus u alrdy hav much scandal on ur hand nd diz igbo men are d only ppl dat watch ur movie, so dnt insult dem, so u wnt get hurt, som of dem are begnin 2 hate u rely bad, nd 4 edo guyz dat tlk rubish u ppl cn neva be beta dan us {meanwhile igboz no get tym 4 rubish}

  33. Martyna sobebo

    May 27, 2013 at 11:41 am

    I love tonto Dike if u like die she is the best

  34. Nneka

    May 29, 2013 at 4:07 pm

    Tonto for d fact that i love you does not give you d room to insult our precious jenevive, coz i woulnt take it from you, i will b out for you personaly.

  35. NANCY

    September 5, 2013 at 9:51 am

    TONTO I pity ur codition

  36. madonna

    October 24, 2013 at 3:13 pm

    Tonto do ur thing,don’t listen 2 anybody,I love u

  37. angel park

    February 14, 2014 at 2:11 am

    Tonto gurl I’m ur biggest fan it a free country u say what u want I love u

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