THE Nigerian entertainment industry experienced its share of highs, lows and tragedy in 2018. The death of music legend, Ras Kimono and his wife, Efemena Okedi, which shocked the industry. There were also controversies, feuds and the premiere of groundbreaking movies which defined the outgoing year. But beyond all that, one event got people talking throughout the year. And it was Linda Ikeji’s debacle
The billionaire blogger became a hot topic on social media after she officially announced that she was expecting a baby. The story started trending since May, after her sister, Laura Ikeji broke the news of Linda’s pregnancy on her Instagram page. “See who’s gonna be a mummy. Congrats Lin @officiallindaikeji” wrote Laura Ikeji on her Instagram post. Linda who bought a Bentley Mulsanne to celebrate her son’s arrival also confirmed the good news, when she posted about her pregnancy on her blog, setting the social media on fire. The story dominated the social media space as well as made headlines in the national dailies for the greater part of the year. The news was equally received with mixed-reactions with many condemning the media entrepreneur for expecting a baby out of wedlock.