Tiwa Savage , one among Nigeria’s hottest singers, might lose some endorsements and her public picture broken as she battles a scandal which has sparked up controversy on social media.
On Wednesday, social media was agog, following the discharge of a sex-tape allegedly involving the singer and her boyfriend.
Although Tiwa is but to substantiate or deny whether or not she is the one captured within the video, she had earlier in an interview with American OAP, Angie Martinez of Energy 105.1, raised the alarm that she was being blackmailed by an unknown individual with a intercourse tape
She had expressed issues about what the blackmailer might do with the clip at the same time as she claimed that the video was by chance posted on Snapchat by her lover, who instantly deleted it.
Though she maintained that she wouldn’t pay a dime to the blackmailer, Tiwa feared that the intimate clip might negatively have an effect on her profession and public picture.
Some Nigerians who doubted the singer opined that the alleged intercourse tape ‘scandal was a publicity stunt for her now launched remix of ‘Anyone’s son” ft Brandy.
However Tiwa Savage said that these saying it was a publicity stunt have been merely disillusioned that she was capable of management the narrative and never permit the ‘blackmailer’ destroy her.
Nonetheless, Tiwa’s alleged intercourse tape was finally launched. The blackmailer launched the tape within the useless of Tuesday night time and by morning, it had already taken over each gossip nook.
Followers have been surprised when the singer’s intimate second along with her lover was seen. The woman within the intercourse tape had a hanging resemblance to the ‘Koroba crooner, many argued.
With the social media area thrown right into a contemporary noise, Tiwa who appeared not bothered confirmed off the diamond encrusted wristwatch she bought.
Though it’s not confirmed if the girl within the viral video is Tiwa Savage or if the launched clip was that which the 41- year-old spoke of, the singer has remained mute on the difficulty.
Many have condemned the blackmailer for releasing the footage whereas different chide the songstress who is just not a stranger to controversies for being careless.
Condemning the actions, some Nigerians stated the clip was launched as a result of she bragged about ‘controlling the narrative.
Trying on the unfavourable impact of the matter on the artiste, a PR skilled, Issac Mayowa informed DAILY POST that though, the leisure trade has been engulfed with a number of controversies involving many different artistes, one that’s intercourse associated threatens an artist’s profession and public picture.
“The trade is stuffed with a number of scandals; from home violence to rumored infidelity or rumored extra-marital affairs, however when a intercourse tape of an artist is launched, it’s a large blow.
“It takes months, generally years to right the harm such clip may cause. Intercourse tape harm management is a herculean process. Most endorsement offers include ethical clauses that give the corporate the correct to exit the contract if a star lands in hassle, as such might tarnish their popularity.”
However one Charity, a fan of the singer recalled how standard singer, Chidinma Ekile recovered when her alleged intercourse tape was launched and famous that Tiwa Savage will bounce again.
“As a result of Tiwa Savage’s personal actions was uncovered in public doesn’t make her totally different or much less human than most of us. She is superb, she is just not an angel, so errors like this ought to be neglected. Chidinma survived this similar scandal and take a look at her in the present day, the world has moved on.”
One other respondent recognized as Lukas Zayiwulu urged the singer to arrest her lover for his mistake. He additionally suggested her to scrub up her circles.
“I’m not positive how her supposed boyfriend is exonerated from this entire intercourse factor. That video was an in depth shot and was posted by her boyfriend whose full photos wasn’t displayed. She has an Military of improper firm and wishes to scrub up earlier than they devour her.”
Amid the backlash, some celebrities like Harrysong, Nedu, Mercy Aigbe, IK Ogbonna, Tacha Akide and BBNaija’s Angel Smith have drummed assist for the singer. They heaped accolades and inspired her.