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Get all the latest news recap on entertainment, celebrities, movies and music that broke the internet this week.

Nancy Isime, Ciara and Tega Dominic

Today, Clacified brings you yet another roundup of some of the most interesting stories that broke the news in the world of entertainment.

Here are Top 10 most interesting news on celebrities, music and movies in Nigeria and around the world.

2Face Idibia defends wife, Annie, over-emotional breakdown on the reality TV show

1. 2Face Idibia defends wife, Annie, over-emotional breakdown on the reality TV show

Legendary music icon Innocent Ujah Idibia(2Baba) defended his wife, Annie Idibia, following her emotional outburst on the "Young Famous and African" TV show.

The Nollywood actress, Annie, had broken down in tears as she recounted her husband's cheating habit and their general marriage relationship on the show.

Of course, the internet went wild with comments. While some social media users sympathised with her, others lashed out, saying, "Annie keeps embarrassing 2Baba". 

However, in her defence, on Monday, March 21, 2022, 2Baba defended the mother of his two daughters via his Instagram story.

"I have never been a fan of this reality TV thingy, but I must ask or rather point out that whatever Annie felt she said, it was straight up to whoever," he wrote.

According to the music star, Annie "never laughed with anybody and said something different behind. And that was part of the reasons he fell in love with this " African Queen.''

Annie and 2Baba got married in 2012, and they have two daughters, Isabella and Olivia. The couple recently renewed their wedding vows to celebrate their 10th wedding anniversary.

Burna Boy makes history as the first Nigerian artiste to sell out 20,300 in Paris twice

2. Burna Boy makes history as the first Nigerian artiste to sell out 20,300 in Paris twice

Grammy award-winning Nigerian star Burna Boy broke the history records and swept Paris off its feet as he sold out the 20,300 capacity Accor Arena in Paris, France.

Thus, becoming the first Nigerian to sell out the venue twice in their music career.

The Paris Show was part of The Spacedrift tour and the African Giant’s fourth concert of 2022 as he had previously performed to sold-out crowds in Dublin, Geneva and Manchester.

Burna Boy also had a couple of concerts lined up at the Afro Nation, Puerto Rico, slated for the 24th of March, Pechanga Resort and Casino on the 26th of March and ultimately, the Madison Square Garden New York, on the 28th of March.

The music star also recently claimed that he is the highest-paid artist in the history of African music.  Burna Boy's latest achievements ascertain his position as one of Africa's most influential artists.

Nancy Isime responds to allegation of an affair with married UK based businessman

3. Nancy Isime responds to allegation of an affair with married UK based businessman

Stunning Nigerian TV personality Nancy Isime has responded to the reports that she's having an affair with a married man.

According to a famous blogger, Gistlover, the actress and some other celebrities were being bankrolled by the UK-based businessman.

The blogger accused Isime of not just having an affair with the businessman but accredited her recent trip to Istanbul, Turkey, to the married man.

However, the actress responded by saying that she knew the businessman, but they were only business partners.

AMVCA

4. AMVCA reacts to 'Omo Ghetto: The Saga' call out

Following Sound Engineer Morakinyo's tweet on Tuesday(March 22) that celebrity couple Funke Akindele and JJC Skillz did not appropriately credit him for working on the sound editing of their multiple award-winning films 'Omo Ghetto: The Saga'. 

Within 24 hours, the AMVCA updated the nomination category with his name on their official website.

In Morakinyo's tweet Also, someone else was nominated in his stead for the AMVCA's Best Sound Editor category. He also added that he had worked under a tight schedule.

At this report, neither Funke Akindele nor JJC Skillz has responded.

However, it's not the first time individuals or staff will call t Funke Akindele.

Victony

5. Vict0ny replies tweep after being accused of using his wheelchair to gain fame

Nigerian music star Vict0ny has reacted to the reports that he uses his wheelchair to gain fame and sympathetic attention.

Vict0ny, who got involved in a car crash in 2021, which left him bedridden for months, served the tweep breakfast for uttering such insensitive comments.

In a tweet shared via his Twitter page on Thursday, March 24, 2022, the singer advised those bothered by his predicament to take up the mic and move around in a wheelchair.

The star rapper was involved in a car accident in April 2021, as he and his friends were returning from music star Oxlade's birthday party.

Sadly, one life was lost, and Vict0ny underwent significant surgery following the severe injuries he sustained during the accident.

Vict0ny is signed to MainlandBlockParty, owned by Tobi Mohammed, Alhaji Popping.

The newcomer artist hit the spotlight after his EP, Saturn, in 2020.

John Dumelo vows to walk from Accra to Lagos if Nigeria beats Ghana in today's match

6. John Dumelo vows to walk from Accra to Lagos if Nigeria beats Ghana in today's match

Ahead of the Jollof Derby-the 2022 FIFA World Cup match between Ghana and Nigeria yesterday, Ghanian actor John Dumelo placed a bet.

The match between Nigeria and Ghana ended in a draw.  Ahead of the game last night, John Dumelo had seen victory for the Ghanaian team and placed a bet.

According to the Ghanaian actor who is confident in the Blackstars, he vowed that if Supper Eagles win, he will walk from Accra to Lagos with ginger on his head, without shoes.

 Before now, Nigeria and Ghana have always been in contention in sports, music and entertainment.

BBNaija Tega opens up on marriage crash in 2020.

7. BBNaija Tega opens up on marriage crash in 2020

Controversial Former Big Brother Naija housemate Tega Dominic revealed that her marriage to her husband, Ajeboh, crashed in 2020.

The reality TV star made this known during a question and answer session with her fans on Instagram.

"Stop hanging on the report, mama T, are you still married? " a fan asked.

The mother of one revealed that her marriage ended in 2020.

"Lol. No, I am not; it ended in 2020………. Now you all can get off my back, tenks,'' she responded.

News of Tega's marriage crisis first made headlines during her controversial involvement with fellow housemate Boma on the reality TV show.

Fans and viewers did not hesitate in calling out Tega's relationship as abominable. Tega's then-husband came to her rescue as he blamed his infidelity as the reason behind her behaviour.

Doja Cat says she’s quitting music after feuding with fans .

8. Doja Cat says she’s quitting music after feuding with fans 

Doja Cat claimed that she would leave music for good on March 24, tweeting, "This s--t ain't for me, so I'm out. Y'all take care."

On tour through South Africa, Doja Cat, whose real name is Amala Ratna Zandile Dlamini, cancelled her show at Paraguay's Asunciónico festival on March 22 due to a storm causing intense flooding. 

However, following a tweet about her March 24 show in Brazil, fans from Paraguay said it seemed like she didn't care about their country.

According to E! Doja said the hate she received on social media for cancelling the show over safety concerns put pressure on her. She responded to fans saying, "it's gone, and I don't give a f--k anymore. If--kin quit, I can't wait to f--king disappear and I don't need you to believe in me anymore."

Doja has also changed her Twitter name to "I quit."

Ciara joins the cast of Oprah Winfrey & Steven Spielberg's 'The Color Purple' film adaptation

9. Ciara joins the cast of Oprah Winfrey & Steven Spielberg's 'The Color Purple' film adaptation

Popular music star, Ciara confirmed that she will star in the forthcoming film adaptation of Steven Spielberg and Oprah Winfrey's 'The Color Purple'

On Tuesday, the 36 year old singer, announced on Instagram that she will play the older version of character Nettie Harris.

"Honored to be a part of this beautiful ensemble and historic film, The Color Purple. Truly grateful," she wrote.

The singer, Ciara will feature alongside Fantasia as Celie (same character played by Whoopi Goldberg in the 1985 film directed by Spielberg) , Danielle Brooks who will play Sophia, same role which earned Winfrey an Oscar nomination.

Kim Kardashian hopes to run a successful law firm in the future.

10. Kim Kardashian hopes to run a successful law firm in the future

Famous American reality TV star Kim Kardashian has revealed that she plans to run a successful law firm in the future.

The mother of three made this known during the April edition of Vogue Magazine.

"I dream of one day creating a successful law firm. I had to be really diligent about studying and dedicated every spare minute I had to it," she said.

The business mogul passed her baby bar exams back in December 2021.

Kim Kardashian said that all she achieved wasn’t easy or handed to me," she wrote. The reality TV star is just one more bar exam away from officially becoming a lawyer