There has been a noticeable increase in the number of celebrity break ups in the last couple of years in Kenya, and we can’t all help but wonder what’s going on and especially for couples who seemed like they wouldn’t part ways.
Dating while in the limelight must really be a hard task, what with all the prying eyes and scrutiny from the public judging your every move, which makes it hard for celebs to keep relationships under wraps moreso challenges they’re facing.
In the Kenyan entertainment industry, particularly gospel artistes have grabbed the nation’s attention because of the frequent break-ups facing them.
So which gospel artistes have sadly called it quits? Check out some of the worst Kenyan gospel celebrity break-ups below.
1. Gloria Muliro and Pastor Omba
Gloria Muliro shocked Kenyans when she came out to reveal that she had walked out of her 5-year marriage. She accused her then husband Pastor Eric Omba of emotional abuse, cheating, and mismanagement of her money. The two have since moved on and Omba already has two kids from different women.
2. Eunice Njeri and Rapper Izzo
This was one of the biggest and most controversial celebrity break-ups this year. Eunice Njeri walked down the aisle in December 2016 and in February 2017, she announced that she had annulled the marriage the same day. The singer claimed that her heart was in Kenya and wasn’t ready to settle down in the US.
3. Dr Ofweneke and Nicah The Queen
This is the latest Kenyan celebrity break up with details emerging that comedian Dr Ofweneke broke up with his fiancée, Nicah. The two have had a rocky relationship and though they tried to keep it a secret, the two have called it quits. In a shocking revelation, Nicah shared a photo accusing the comedian of beating her.
4. Pastor Kanyari and Betty Bayo
These gospel bigwigs were a couple at some point bus sadly, it ended in a very nasty separation after Betty Bayo decided to walk away from the marriage. This came after someone accused the pastor of conning church members. Betty Bayo, later on, revealed that she was pregnant with another man’s baby and has since given birth.
5. Hey Z Da Brand and Mercy Njoki
The gospel singer broke up with former Tahidi High actress Mercy Njoki aka Izareeh after dating for 6 years. He accused her of cheating on him and after calling it quits, the lady moved on with another man just a few weeks after. Sad!