Singer Rajab Abdul Kahali aka Harmonize impressed many after being the complete gentleman when he was given a cold shoulder during Shamsa Kombo’s burial. Comedian Othuol Othuol’s diagnosis revealed. Here are this week’s top entertainment stories.
- Harmonize and the WCB team
It seems that the there’s more than meets the eye when it comes to Hramonize’s relationship with his former team at WCB.
On Monday Harmonize joined mourners to pay the last respects to Babu Tale’s wife Shamsa Kombo who died on Sunday.
The bad blood exiting between Diamond Platnumz’s Manager Sallam SK and Singer Harmonize took the center stage at the burial ceremony leaving many with mixed reactions.
Harmonize was accorded a cold reception when he showed up to pay his last respects to Tale’s wife.
While making his entry to the venue, Konde Boy shook hands with a good number of people in the VIP tent, but upon greeting Sallam SK, the manager shoved his hand declining to shake hands with him.
Harmonize however went on to shake hands with other people before taking his seat.
The video has since gone viral on social media, evoking mixed reactions on whether it was right for Sallam SK to decline to shake hands with Harmonize.
Despite the unfortunate incident, Konde Boy fully participated in the burial ceremony, until the last minute when Tale’s wife was laid to rest.
- Othuol Othuol in hospital
Ailing Churchill show comedian Ben Maurice Onyango popularly known as Othuol Othuol has been diagnosed with an abnormal brain infection.
The comedian’s current health status was shared by the Chairman of Comedians in Kenya, Ken Waudo.
Speaking to a local publication, Waudo said the doctors are yet to acertain whether the growth is a tumor or not.
He further added that the comedian will have to stay in hospital for the next six weeks as he undergoes treatment.
“The first MRI scan for the hospitalized Comedian Ben Maurice Onyango popularly known as Othuol Othuol results were released and indicate he has an abnormal infection in the brain. The medics told us they could not confirm if it’s a tumor or not.Consequently this means he will remain under hospital scrutiny for the next 6 WEEKS as well as under medication as subscribed. Within a period of two weeks from now, he’ll have to undergo another MRI scan if there’s no change,” Waudo said
Othuol Othuol was rushed to the Kitengela hospital on 24th June after collapsing at his house in Kitengela.
He was later rushed to Kenyatta National hospital where he has been admitted since.
The comedian has also been receiving constant treatment for TB after he was diagnosed with the disease seven moths ago.
- Ben Kitili and Wife
KTN news anchor Ben Kitili and his wife Amina Mude have have separated barely two years after their wedding.
In a post shared on her Insta-stories last Sunday, Amina revealed that the two of them have not been together for the past one month.
She however did not reveal the cause of them separating.
“Ben and I are currently ‘separated’. I don’t know what the future holds but am grateful for the beautiful memories and definitely the beautiful kids we made. It’s been one month of pain and tears but I know that one day the light will shine,” wrote Amina Mude
In a separate post, Amina cautioned people against spreading rumors and speculations as to why they parted ways.
“Watu wa rumors, please don’t start spreading lies. We are good. Am good, I will be better. Meanwhile don’t forget to sanitize and keep safe #Cheers.” She added
The couple tied the knot at the attorney general’s office in November 2018 and later hosted a reception party for their close friends and family members.
- Churchill show creative director exposed
Churchill show comedian Zainabu Zeddy exposed Churchill show Creative Director Victor Ber, accusing him of frustrating comedians, leading many of them into depression.
In a long post shared online, Zeddy claimed that Ber is the reason behind som many comic’s depression.
Zeddy further accused the creative director of frustrating comedians during rehearsals and withdrawing comics from performances in the last minute.
“LONG POST ALERT PART 1: Ndio huyu mzizi wa fitna @VictorBer24 creative director wa Churchill Show “Depression maker”. Kama ushaiwai enda auditions za Churchill show, hakika unajua huyu msee.huwa hearltess, roho chafu kuliko ya Firaun (farao) yaani atakuthalilisha na maneno yake makali kuliko moto wa jehanam (hell) Atafanya ujidharau maisha yako yote! Kwa wale hawajui, ndio perform Churchill lazima uende rehearsal 3days so Ber hatakwambia day one hajafeel jokes zako.Atakufanyisha P.E hadi siku ya kurecord show,kama bado 2hrs anatoa program ya wale wata perform.Ukiangalia list ya performers unapata jina lako haliko. Ngai hapa ndo unaonga msanii ameanza kupata stress coz umekam three days umetumia fare, ukabuy nguo ya kuchapa show ama ata ukakopa,unapata msanii amefanyiwa hivi like three months.Imagine, wewe kama msanii, bado unarudi juu comedy ni inborn; unaskianga tu kuperform. Ukipata bahati upenye alafu uanze kushine, Ber anaanza kukuua pole pole; utaenda rehearsal ataskiza kila mtu kama umekaa hapo amke na aende bila ata kukuambia lolote, unabaki na viulizo. Unaeza enda rehearsal akuite akuulize leo ni when, ukimjibu anakwambia ukam next year siku kama ya leo na hujamkosea ata!” she wrote in part
Following her expose, Churchill show comedian Sleepy David came out to defend Ber while rubishing Zeddy’s allegations.
In a long post, Sleepy said the accusation against Victor Ber are unfounded, because the creative director had a very personal relationship with most of the comedians he is being accused of exploiting.
“I have soo much admiration for @teacherwanjiku she has a Great Dream to Pave way for more Ladies in the industry. She has my support when you need me I’m here siz. About Ber, haya For all of you Judging a Man you don’t even know, you need to meet Ber. Great Guy. He has payed his Price in Building the Industry. Ask yourself why NO comedian is saying anything about this Man amidst the Drama. I have soo much Respect for Victor, did you actually know that Ber was among the few people that Hangout with Kasee before he passed on Zeddy did you even dare to know the relationship between Kasee and Ber?” reads part of his post
- Diamond’s special message to ladies
Bongo star Diamond Platnumz has sent out a warning to ladies claiming to be romantically involved with him.
In a post shared on his Insta stories Diamond asked ladies to desist from claiming they are dating him saying that it is not a good show.
“Nashukuru sana kwa upendo mkubwa wa madada mbalimbali ambao unazidi kuongezeka siku hadi siku juu yangu…nawathamini na nawapenda Zaidi… ila tafadhali, kama unajua hatujawahi na wala hatuna mahusiano ya kimapenzi, usiseme tunamahusiano maana inakua haikai vyema… na pia kibinaadamu si sawa kwa mimi sasa hivi nianze kumtoa mtu nishai mtandaoni… nawapenda sana na nawashukuru kwa support kubwa mnayonipa #WCB4LIFE,” he wrote
His words came shortly after a Tanzanian socialite known as Husna Maulid shared pictures of him with different messages attached to them.
After the photos went viral many assumed that the socialite is the Bongo star’s current girlfriend.