Monday, December 29, 2014

Nkiru Sylvanus Reportedly Marries Stanley Duru, Oge Okoye’s Ex-Husband [Photos]

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UPDATE Feb 2015 - Nkiru Sylvanus Denies Current Plans To Marry Stanley Duru, But Says It's Possible

Last week, a blind item of a story went round the naija blogosphere that a popular Nollywood actress was set to marry her colleague’s ex-husband. After a lot of go arounds on the gossip vine, the names of the actresses involved has been confirmed as Nkiru Sylvanus and Oge Okoye.

Reportedly, Oge Okoye moved in with Amsterdam-based Stanley Duru in 2006 while he was already dating Nkiru Sylvanus in Nigeria.

Obama’s Golf Game Forces Army Captains to Relocate Wedding

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A couple, Natalie Heimel and Edward Mallue, who planned to get married last weekend near President Barack Obama's vacation spot in Hawaii had a last minute disruption to their wedding plans. They were finally married on Sunday after having to switch their wedding venue because of President Barack Obama's golf game.

The bride and groom — both U.S. Army captains — were scheduled to tie the knot Sunday at Kaneohe Klipper Golf Course, a military course with ocean views near Obama's rented vacation home in Kailua.

But on Saturday, they were told they'd have to move their wedding away from the 16th hole because Obama and his friends planned to golf.

Uche Jumbo & Husband Enjoy Romantic Birthday Dinner

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Uche Jombo marked her birthday on the 28th December by sharing an inspiring note to herself on Instagram where she thanked God for the past year even though there had been tough patches, read here. Today, she shared new pictires revealing that husband Kenny Rodriguez took her out to celebrate, in an intimate romantic dinner. The actress also appreciated those who reached out to her.

#about Last Night - thank you ALL for the birthday messages and prayers. You Rock! #birthdayDinnerAtTheCapitalGrilleDallas

See more photos below...

Family Time - Toyin Lawani Steps Out With Lord Trigg and Children

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Toyin Lawani, fashion designer and stylist to the stars ,stepped out some days ago with her family, her fiance, their son together, and an older daughter she has from a previous relationship. She shared these lovely photos of the family, saying they attended church together to mark the last Sunday of the year.

Toyin Lawani has generated controversy in the past for dating and then getting engaged to much younger musician, Lord Trigg, but the two were all smiles in their photo below.

Couple Love - Toke Makinwa and Maje Ayida Winter Wonderland In London

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Toke Makinwa and her husband of one year, Maje Ayida and enjoying a cooler weather in London for the rest of the year into 2015. The media personality shared some pictures of their outing to a Winter Wonderland theme park on Instagram;

Thank you Mr A for a funfilled evening, #timeoutbefore2015 #Adrenalinerush #christmastoremember #wintereonderlandLondon2014 #freeeeezing #hotChocolate #thedrinknottheman #themantoo

Idris Elba May Be Next James Bond - Is He Handsome Enough?

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Idris Elba responded last night for the first time to rumors of being cast as the new James Bond. The Sierra Leone/British actor tweeted an unkempt photo of himself while making a funny face as seen below, and added;

"Isn't 007 supposed to [be] handsome? Glad you think I've got a shot. Happy New Year people." 

His female fans on Twitter were totally positive, and many tweeted back at him saying a resounding YES. However, some other male tweets were not so hot on the idea. Their opposition is based on race, and mirrors the reaction on some comic book forums after Idris Elba was cast in Thor as a Norse god.

Chris Rock and Wife Announce Impending Divorce - He's Dating Rosario Dawson?

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Chris Rock and wife, Malaak Compton-Rock, have just announced that they are divorcing after almost 20 years of marriage. Such sad news for the holiday season that should be all about love and family, right? And I was just liking Chris Rock more and more after his recent interviews and Top Five movie. And to think he might be dating Rosario Dawson, his co-star in the movie?

Chris Rock and his wife got married in 1996 and have two daughters—Lola Simon, 12, and Zahra Savannah, 10. There were rumors the couple were about to divorce in 2010, which they both denied, but this time both Rock and Compton-Rock have released statements confirming their split.

Previously Unreleased Topless Photos Of Angelina Jolie Surface

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2014 may go down in history as Angelina Jolie's biggest year. After her directorial debut some years ago, she's made another critically acclaimed movie with Oscar Buzz, she got married, met the queen of England and was honored with a dame title.

But with all these giant strides comes negative publicity that seeks to remind us of her much more lower beginnings. Angelina Jolie faced up to her wild past a few months ago when a video of her cocaine use was released, and now topless photos the actress took in 1995 to promote her film, Hackers have been dug up. But the truth is that when you're big, you're big. Or do you think these photos will hurt her image? See more below...

Bisi Alimi On Coming Out Gay In Nigeria, Death Threats and Living With HIV

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Gay activist, Bisi Alimi may be based in London but remains one of the most prominent Nigerians fighting for homosexuals to be accepted back home. He recently took the fight to social media, using a picture of his white boyfriend to pass a message saying “love is love.”

Bisi Alimi described his boyfriend as the “best gift from life in a very long time”, and in a new interview with NPR, he opens up on the challenges of living as a gay Nigerian man, living with the HIV, and his relationship with his immediate family members.

Bisi, who was diagnosed with HIV in 2004 and came out as gay in 2007, says he's happy about the new Nigerian anti-gay law and it gives him hope. You can read excerpts from the interview below...

Alleged Nephew Slams Jay Z, Claims Beyonce Uses Voodoo To Distance Him From Family

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A Twitter user who claims to be Jay Z's nephew went off on the rapper for distancing himself from his family because of wife, Beyonce while he had forgiven her sister Solange for disgracing him in a public brawl. In ranting tweets by a now deactivated account, the user, @S_C_ also confirmed one fact that fans of the couple had debated over the years.

The supposed nephew alleged that Jay Z may have become a slave to his wife because he disvirgined her. He however goes on to also suggest that Beyonce is using some kind of voodoo over JayZ because she spends a lot of her time in New Orleans which is where her sister Solange lives. Read the tweets below courtesy of mediatakeout.

Mommy Time - TY Bello Shows Off Her Twin Sons

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Former Kush band member and pro photographer TY Bello posed with her twin sons a few days ago and shared the picture on social media. The singer welcomed her twin baby boys, Christopher and Christian on October 13th. God blessed TY Bello with her twin babies after 9 years of marriage [read here].