(PHOTOS) Check out the list of celebrity rumours that trended on social media in 2018


Toil and risk is the price of glory or fame comes with a heavy price are quotes commonly used to describe the negative side of fame.

Despite the fact that celebrities are idolized and celebrated for their talents and skills, they face the price of fame. They face the problem of being criticized and analysed about everything they do.


The most painful part of this, is the fact that they don’t get to have a private life. This is the price of being famous and they all know what they signed up for, to get there you have to let your fans know who you are.

This 2018, social media gossip and trends would have been nothing without the rumours that originated from our favourite celebrities. Some were juicy, some were just bad and others were just there.

We compiled a list of the juiciest rumours from bottom to top below:

4) Duncan Mighty allegedly beat his wife

On Monday, August 20, a rumour circulated social media that popular Nigerian singer Duncan Mighty had reportedly beaten up his wife, Viven Nwakanwa, in Port Harcourt. The rumour started after a lady who claimed to be the singer’s wife accused him on social media.

Legit.ng had followed up the report with a post shared by the singer who replied to the accusation. However, he didn’t confirm or the deny the claims, so it still stands as a rumour that was never proved.

3) Chidinma and Kizz Daniel rumoured love

This love story rumour began after Kizz Daniel himself shared a video on his Insta Story. The video which had love emojis around it, showed Chidinma sitting on a bed while playing with her phone.

Legit.ng later reported that the female singer had noted that she wants to keep her love life private. She, however, did not confirm or deny that they were in a relationship.

2) Linda Ikeji rumoured surrogate

After announced the news that she was pregnant with child, ex-governor’s daughter, Madam Kemi Omololu Olunloyo, claimed that the blogger had lied about carrying a child before she later came out claiming that the child was actually carried by a surrogate.

Surrogate or not, Linda Ikeji welcomed her bouncing baby boy on Monday, September 17.

1) Wizkid and Tiwa rumoured love

Mr and Mrs Stew, two of Nigeria’s most celebrated stars were rumoured to be dating. The rumour of the alleged couple, Tiwa Savage and Wizkid, began around May and Nigerians still don’t know if the rumours are true.

The two don’t confirm or deny their relationship, in fact they fuel it with steamy pictures and suggestive music videos. They were even rumours that they were both spotted kissing at an event. It was like the two liked to play with Nigerians because they topped the rumour up with Wizkid’s Fever music video, that sent everyone into a frenzy.

This rumour got so many reactions on social media and it got many Nigerians riled up. Some people were all in support of the ship others were against it, citing age difference as their reason.

And some people did not even care date or don’t date, just release good dance music.

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