The end of another week is here and as usual, the entertainment world was flooded with lots of new developments, some good, some bad.
On Saturday, May 11, Ghana woke up to the news of the death of actor Chris Attoh’s wife.
Bettie Jenifer was killed, by an unidentified male on Friday, May 10, while leaving her office in Maryland in the US after work.
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Chris Attoh who was filming in Los Angeles had to leave the movie set and fly to Maryland.
Developments coming in on Monday, May 13 indicated that Bettie Jenifer was also married to another man. Although they were going through a divorce, the proceedings were not final.
It was also made known that her husband Kedrick Jenifer is a convicted Baltimore drug lord currently serving 20 years in prison for importing large amounts of cocaine into Baltimore from Texas.
On the other side of the world, John Dumelo was getting married to the woman of his dreams and mother of his child, Gifty Mawunya Nkornu.
Although the couple had their traditional wedding in May 2018, their white wedding took place on Saturday, May 11 at the Royal Senchi Hotel in Akosombo. The star-studded wedding saw appearances from Jackie Appiah, James Gardiner, Nadia Buari and Fred Nuamah.
On Sunday, May 12, Joy FM gave mothers a special treat at the Labadi Beach Hotel. Patrons were treated to authentic music, local and continental dishes as well as fun games with attractive prizes for winners. They also had the opportunity to interact with on-air personalities in the Multimedia Group.
Celebrities were also not going to let the Mother’s Day go by without sending heart-warming wishes and prayers to their mums.
Musicians Shatta Wale and Fancy Gadam also won awards at the International Reggae and World Music Awards. Shatta Wale’s ‘Gringo’ won the ‘Best Music Video’ while the artiste was adjudged Afro Beats Artist of the Year. Fancy Gadam also won the ‘Most Promising Entertainer’.
Stonebwoy in an interview on Showbiz A-Z had said Samini should be awarded Artiste of the Decade at the upcoming Vodafone Ghana Music Awards.
Rapper Kwesi Arthur’s father said he feared his son would be addicted to gambling at a young age. Mr Danso Arthur said Kwesi and his brothers frequented game centres which doubled as gambling spots.
With lots of Ghanaians in fear over kidnapping scares in the country, the Tourism ministry says those scares will not prevent the progress of the ‘Year of Return’ program.
The nominees for the 2019 Black Excellence awards were released on Friday and for the second time, there was no Ghanaian on the Best International Act category.
Kwesi Arthur in an interview on Friday revealed he was still owing school fees. The artiste who attended Tema Secondary School said his results were blocked due to that.
Stonebwoy spent ¢50,000 worth of airtime on votes during his VGMA voting party.
Former Minister of Tourism Catherine Afeku says she does not miss working in the ministry one bit.
Daavi Neba for the second time topped the Adom Music Chart.
Gospel singer, Rev. Gideon Adamtey Osei, has released his new single ‘Yes I Can’.
Many Ghanaians have been grieving about the amount of power public voting has when it comes to award schemes. Taking a different route is the organisers of the Golden Movie Awards.
Fox has announced the Empire TV series will come to an end with season six.
Thousands of people have signed a petition to have season eight of the world acclaimed best series Game of Thrones rewritten.
Actress Tonto Dike has revealed plans to undergo breast surgery.
Actress and singer, Selena Gomez says social media is “terrible” for this generation and has urged people to set time limits on online activity.
Game of Thrones star Maisie Williams has revealed she suffered some health complications while filming the movie.
Hollywood legend Doris Day, whose films made her one of the biggest stars of all time, has died aged 97.
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