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Marriage cannot change my hot body – Former Mr. Nigeria, Kenneth Okolie

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When model turned actor, Kenneth Okolie, released some of his wedding pictures online, from the comment sections of some blogs, it was evident that he had unintentionally broken some hearts.

Some ladies who drooled over his body aired their minds. Some went as far as pleading with the former second runner-up of Mr. World 2010 not to lose his ‘lovely physique’.

 

During a chat with Saturday Beats, the actor reassured his fans that marriage would not change his physique as he was a fitness enthusiast.

He said, “Marriage is amazing and wonderful. My diet has not changed even as a married man and I have always been a fitness enthusiast, it is part of my lifestyle. A week cannot pass by without me visiting the gym to do at least a number of push-ups.

“My wife knows this about me already; I also try to encourage her to be a fitness enthusiast. I eat regularly but I cannot get fat, the worst that can happen is that my belly would get big. I won’t get fat, it is in my gene. When my belly seems big, I just head to the gym, so marriage cannot change my hot body.”

The actor told Saturday Beats that he never dreamt of becoming an actor but had to venture into the world of make-believe because models were not treated with respect in Nigeria.

Okolie said, “I have always had a passion for acting. Even though I never dreamt of becoming an actor; somehow, I found myself here. I just gave acting a shot and after I tried it, I never looked back. I started as a model while I was in school in Ghana. The only stint I had with acting was in secondary school, when we had a stage play

“Even though people liked it, I never saw it as a big deal until I came back to Nigeria for the Mr. Nigeria contest. During the competition, I did a monologue and got a standing ovation for it. Since my flair for entertainment was still burning bright, I gave acting a shot.

“I dumped modelling for acting because people do not value models in Nigeria. Models are not regarded in Nigeria; they just use us as hangers. They don’t respect us but internationally, models are a big deal because without the models, you cannot sell your product. That is how they make the fame and money.

“In Nigeria, a designer can pay you about N10,000 to wear their product and that is it. There is no respect. Even when I won Mr. Nigeria, there were some agencies and designers that made comments like, ‘You are Mr. Nigeria, so what? Go and sit down.’

“When I saw that, I crossed over to acting and became popular. Now, those same guys are asking me to wear their clothes and that they would pay a lot of money. They are now the ones begging me to endorse their product. The truth is that I did not model for a long while in Nigeria because of all this nonsense. The disrespect really angered me, so I faced acting. I was only fulfilled as a model when I did it outside Nigeria because the respect was there.”

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Rapper Illbliss Comes Under Fire For Saying Burna Boy ‘Is The Greatest’

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Nigerian rapper, Illbliss, has been made to feel the heat after his comment on Burna Boy’s greatness did not go down well with some people.

The rapper, whose real name is Tobechukwu Melvin Ejiofor, had tweeted in favour of the two-time Grammy nominated artist.

He wrote:

“2 Grammy nods in 2 years. Are we finally settled on who the greatest is? Big congratulations my bro @burnaboy. You are beyond a spaceship. Your craft is second to none.”

Read Also: Rapper IllBliss Welcomes Baby Girl (Photo)

Going under his post to drag him for his opinion, a few Twitter users reminded the music entrepreneur cum actor that the Grammys does not necessarily confer greatness on an artist.

The rapper, however, stuck to his guns and replied:

“Your business and opinion totally. Still the most recognized music trophy in the world.”

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Singer Simi Pens Beautiful Letter To Her Daughter As She Turns 6 Months

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Simi and her daughter, Adejare

Simi and her daughter, Adejare

Popular Nigerian singer and songwriter, Simi has penned a beautiful letter to her daughter, Adejare as she turns 6-months-old.

November 30 marked six months since the singer and her husband, Adekunle Gold welcomed their little platter of feet. Taking to her Instagram page, Simi posted an adorable photo of her herself and her daughter along with the lovely message.

The first time mum noted that she is excited for her daughter to grow up so they can do fun stuff together.

In her words;

“My baby. My daughter. The love of my life. This feisty little chocolate princess is 6 months old today. God is so great.

You make me giddy Adejare. You changed my life and turned my Spirit inside out. Giving you life (in collaboration with God and your daddy) gave me new life, and is the most spiritual thing I ever did in all my life. You’re everything to me. I’ve never felt a love so complete and thorough and protective and jealous and unconditional. They tell you you’re gonna love your baby so much, but you don’t know how much until you love your baby.

I’m emotional because you’re growing up too fast and some days I want time to freeze, so I can soak up more of these moments, but I’m also excited for you to grow up so we can have cute, silly conversations. So we can go on mommy/daughter dates. So we can have slumber parties. So you can confide in me. So we can pray together. You’re everything I asked for, and then so much more. You complete our little family. Thank you for your gummy smiles and for all the words you think you’re saying. I hear you. I love you too much Deja. Happy half birthday

– Mommy”

Read Also: Singer Simi Laments Over Men Having More Privileges Than Women

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Actress Lilian Afegbai Pens Motivational Quotes After Buying Birkin Bag Worth $22K

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Nigerian actress and film producer, Lilian Afegbai has taken to Instagram to show off her Hermès Birkin bag worth $22K.

The ex-Big Brother Africa housemate posted a photo of the pricey bag along with the receipt to clear all doubts. Afegbai also penned some words of encouragement to her social media followers as she urged them to be patient and keep pushing.

The actress captioned her post with the words;

“There’s time for everything, I got this for my birthday but it arrived late…
I remember when I could only afford an Aldo or Zara bag…. Now I can get myself a birkin

Enjoy the process, very soon you will get everything you want. It just takes time
More to come”

Read Also: Lilian Afegbai Returns To IG After Her Mum Was Dragged For Shooting UNIBEN Student

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