2017 was a challenging year for most people in Nigeria, even celebrities were not left untouched. Although 2017 has come and gone, with a lot of celebrities dishing out their plates on social media and sharing their heartfelt messages to God and fans. We want to take a minute to reflect on some of our favorite female celebrities who didn’t exactly have a rosy 2017 all the way but has come out the better for it.
5 Female Celebrities That 2017 Was Pretty Rough For But Were Able To Get A Better Of It In The End
1. DAMILOLA ADEGBITE
Popular nollywood actress Damilola Adegbite had a rough 2017, she disclosed this in her lengthy post about her split from actor husband, Chris Attoh whom she said betrayed her trust. Asides her split, the actress also underwent some difficult health challenges but according to her, God was able to see her through it all and give her the courage to start on a brand new slate.
Media personality Tolu Oniru disclosed that 2017 has been the toughest year of her life as it broke her. The voluptuous OAP took to social media to reveal that she spent too much time in hospitals and went through more than she could ever handle. Not only was she also in physical pain but she also revealed she had emotional ones to deal with as well. For her, she took away the lesson that everyone will go through some type of adversity that will potentially break us.
3. TONTO DIKEH
Nollywood’s most controversial actress, Tonto Dikeh may not necessarily have had a rough year since drama is not something that is new to the screen star. From her much talked about dramatic split from estranged husband, Olakunle Churchill to the many social media fights she was involved in, 2017 definitely wasn’t nice to the actress.
4. HALIMA ABUBAKAR
Popular nollywood actress Halima Abubakar didn’t exactly have an easy year. The actress who was so ill and had to shave off her head and spend quality time in hospital really had it rough. Many fans had been left scared for the actress and there were even rumors she was suffering from cancer. Colleague, Tonto Dikeh went on a solidarity hair loss alongside Halima to show some support and we are all glad Halima is fully back on her feet once again.
5. MERCY AIGBE
Nollywood actress and fashionista Mercy Aigbe was also dealt with by 2017. Mercy Aigbe is loved by all and it is not just for her acting skills but also her sense of style. It came as a shocking surprise when the photos of the screen diva looking battered appeared online. We soon learnt that she had been a victim of alleged domestic violence from her estranged husband, Lanre Gentry and the award winning star has since moved out of her matrimonial home and has also moved on with her life.