Some celebrities always ignite controversy; whether for publicity on projects they are working on or just to stay in the news.
Some, no matter how they try to stay low key, drama always finds them, either through call-outs or by “association”.
Here’s a list of celebrities who made data subscription worthwhile for Nigerians.
Controversial born-again actress, Tonto Dike, has always managed to remain in the news for one reason or the other, since the beginning of her career.
When she’s not throwing shades at her ex-husband, Olakunle Churchill, she’s getting caught up in messy fights with fellow celebrities.
The actress reportedly got into a fight in Dubai after security guards refused her entry into an event. Tonto was allegedly high on an unknown substance and got violent, which led to her arrest and her passport being seized by the UAE Police.
The actress has remained in Dubai for weeks now which has led to speculations that she might have a court case which is preventing her from coming back to Nigeria.
Social media influencer, Natacha Akide, popularly known as Tacha also made 2019 filled with unending drama.
The self-acclaimed serial entrepreneur made headlines for her attitude on popular reality show, Big Brother Naija, which eventually got her disqualified from the show.
Before the BBN fame, Tacha was notorious for giving advice to young ladies to date married men, trolling celebrities and nudity on Instagram.
Actress and entrepreneur, Alhaja Liz Anjorin made news for her vitriolic attack on fellow actress, Toyin Abraham-Ajeyemi.
Anjorin had claimed that Abraham was behind a fake page that alleged that the former was detained at an airport in Saudi Arabia and was searched for drugs.
Liz then launched a series of verbal attacks on Abraham, claiming that the latter put to bed in a traditional home and was unable to afford baby food for the new born baby.
It took the intervention of industry veterans, Bolaji Amusan and Yinka Quadri, who threatened sanctions on any actor who was found wanting in any messy drama.
Popular cross-dresser, Idris Okuneye, known to most as Bobrisky has continued to get tongues wagging in 2019 with his controversial nature.
If he’s not pictured shopping for sanitary pads, he’ll be caught posing with generator keys as car keys.
Bobrisky had claimed that he got butt implants during his last visit in Dubai, which made social media users wonder if he was on a gender transitioning journey.
Singer Naira Marley (real name Azeez Fashola) made headlines in 2019 for his outspoken nature and controversy stirring songs.
The “Am I A Yahoo Boy?” crooner was arrested by officials of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for alleged internet fraud.
His trial was a media frenzy as fans stormed the court to show solidarity to the musician and call for his release.
He’s also known for his thought-provoking statements on Twitter. He got tongues wagging after he claimed that “Having a big butt is better than having a Masters degree”.
On-Air-Personality and entrepreneur, Toke Makinwa has always been embroiled in one controversy or another, since she published her book titled “On Becoming”.
Earlier this year, the media personality was fingered alongside actress Mercy Aigbe for allegedly being involved sexually with former Lagos state governor, Akinwunmi Ambode.
Toke has managed to stay in the news with the display of her “baby girl” lifestyle, which has got people wondering how an OAP could afford such luxury on her salary.
She was recently called out by a social media personality who asked her to be “bold enough to declare her source of income”.
Sex therapist and entrepreneur, Hauwa Mohammed, popularly known as Jaaruma made headlines in 2019 for her sales of sex enhancement products known as Kayanmata.
She went viral for promising disqualified BBN housemate, Tacha, the sum of 50million naira and not fulfilling the promise.
Jaaruma was also involved in another drama with Tacha whom social media users claimed that the former allegedly took the later to an unnamed place for fortification to enable her win the BBN reality show.
This speculation earned her the nickname “mamalawo”, with her name, Jaaruma, becoming the butt of jokes on social media.
Instagram comedian and actress, Idemudia Etinosa first made headlines when she appeared nude on singer, MC Galaxy’s Instagram live chat, with thousands of fans watching.
Etinosa had claimed that she carried out the action under the influence of alcohol and apologized to her fans.
Recently, the actress was seen via her Instagram live chat, using a Bible as a ash tray and threatening to also use a Quran.
She also participated in an online challenge where people would take pictures of themselves sitting on toilet seats, naked from waist down.