The year 2019, so far has revealed so much in store for Nollywood stars. Many of them welcomed babies this year, while a good number of their marriages also hit the rocks.
Most of the marriages were admired by fans who concluded the matches were made in heaven. It was, therefore, a shock when news made the rounds on how the marriages crashed.
Within 10 months, over 10 marriages have crashed. Just a few days ago, news went viral that two talented and influential actors’ marriages crashed.
Days ago news made rounds on social media that highly talented actor, Chukwujekwu Blossom and wife, Maureen Esisi, have parted ways and are now living in separate houses.
Their close friend, also an actress, Pradita, confirmed the breakup on her Instagram page.
According to her post “I have known Maureen Esisi and Blossom Chukwujekwu for a long time now. I knew them each separately before they got together and one thing that remained unique about them is how amazing and such a sweetheart they both are.
“Till date, they remain so, it is in their DNA. The news about their separation is sadly and painfully true. But the news being peddled and written about them is however very untrue. Do not believe everything you read on social media. They reserve the right to decide what part of their lives to make public and which to keep private.
“At this point, let us respect their choice for privacy over this issue and pray for best for them. If it is God’s will, they will sort it out and be together again and if not, they will remain good friends as they move on with their separate lives.”
Blossom and Maureen’s marriage lasted for three years before it crashed.
Also, Ken Erics failed marriage came at the same time Blossom’s marriage to Maureen has reportedly crashed.
The news of the marriage breakup came as a rude shock to fans, because Ken Erics is loved by many, as he is one actor who has tried as much as possible to stay off scandal.
The news went viral a few days ago when his wife, Onyi Adaba, commented on Instagram that the actor had moved out of their matrimonial house seven months ago.
A few months ago, actress Queen Wokoma’s one year marriage crashed.
The actress was married to a River State politician, Prince Kalade Allison.
The politician announced the end of his marriage to the Ini Edo’s look alike actress through a post on his Instagram handle.
According to him, “there is always an end to everything and this is the end for us. It’s best we go our separate ways and please no bashing for the sake of our innocent son, I believe this is the best decision. Peace is priceless and no man wants to die before his time. I am by this notice formally letting the general public know that Queen Wokoma is no longer my wife, pending our final annulment (divorce). I wish her and whoever she intends to spend the rest of her life with the best in the future.”
Popular actor, Mofe Duncan, was not left out of the marriage crash saga, as his three-year-old marriage to Jessica Kakkad reportedly crashed.
His estranged wife took to her Instagram page on Thursday, April 11, 2019, where she shared the story. A fan asked her if she was married and she responded not anymore. And fans wondered how they were able to keep the collapse of their marriage a secret.
In February 2019, popular Yoruba actor, Tayo Bernard’s (Baba Tee) wife reportedly quit their marriage.
Baba Tee’s wife, Dupe Odulate, confirmed their marriage breakup through a message on her Instagram page to celebrate her birthday.
There were also rumours towards the end of 2018, that beautiful actress, Yvonne Jegede and actor husband Olakunle Fawole’s marriage was in trouble. In 2019, the actress finally confirmed that her one-year-old marriage to Olakunle Fawole has crashed in an interview with the Pulse, saying she quit the marriage three months after she got pregnant with her son.
Popular Yoruba actress, Ayonimofe Onibiyo (Aolat)’s 12-year-old marriage crashed. She also revealed the truth behind the marriage crash in an interview she granted Yoruba Movie Gist.
Multi-talented actor IK Ogbonna and wife, Sonia Morales, officially ended their three years marriage in 2019. The couple tied the nuptial knot in 2015, and the marriage crashed in 2019. Before the marriage crashed, there had been stories making rounds, that there was trouble in Paradise.
Gbenro Ajibade and Osas Ighodaro, this couple is no doubt, one of the most admired couples in the entertainment industry. Their match was like one made in heaven, it came as a rude shock, few months ago when actor Gbenro Ajibade called out his wife on social media on how she raised their only child Azariah neglecting her and dropping her with the maid to cater for.
Lastly, popular Yoruba actor, Yomi Gold’s marriage is reported to be in serious trouble. Yomi’s wife, Vicki, is not finding the latest development funny.