In a recent episode of Big Brother Naija’s Season 8 All-stars Edition, housemate Ike Onyema stirred up controversy when he was captured on camera meddling with the belongings of fellow contestant Ilebaye.
The incident has raised concerns among viewers, as it appears Ike’s actions were aimed at provoking Ilebaye into receiving a third strike within the Big Brother house.
Earlier, a group of male housemates, including Ike and Pere, engaged in a discussion in the dressing room regarding Ilebaye’s behaviour, which they deemed disrespectful.
During the conversation, Ike himself disclosed that he had played a part in contributing to Ilebaye’s previous strike, a consequence of her involvement in a conflict with CeeC.
Despite Ilebaye’s composed reaction following the incident, Ike’s intentions seemed to be centred around strategizing for her disqualification from the show by pushing her to earn a second strike, similar to her prior one.
This involved scattering her clothing throughout the dressing room, a move that caught the attention of viewers and prompted diverse reactions.
Several individuals have expressed their opinions on the matter through comments:
@Lilkirk03: “Previously, similar game moves were applauded. Now, targeting Ilebaye is labelled as a conspiracy. Pere’s actions should be scrutinized individually.”
@Kpeekemilerin: “Ilebaye deserves protection after the recent events. Pere’s dual role as a friend and a rival is evident. Strong actions should be taken against Ike and Seyi.”
@Tr0ubleXela: “Notable contestants like Mercy and Venita are seemingly supportive of the strategies devised by Ike, Pere, Kiddwaya, and Seyi against Ilebaye.”
@wfjames_brown: “Ilebaye’s progress should be prioritized. The attitudes of Kidd, Pere, and Seyi demand accountability. Bullying should not be condoned.”
@ChimmieeHQ: “Instances of alleged unsavoury behaviour involving Mercy, Venita, Seyi, and Pere have garnered attention.”
As the controversy continues to unfold, it remains to be seen how Big Brother Naija will address these concerns and whether further actions will be taken against the individuals involved.
The incident has ignited conversations about ethics and fair play within the reality show, and many are keeping a close watch on Ilebaye’s journey in the house.
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Ike just scattered all Ilebaye’s cloth and belongings to the ground to rile her up for a last strike to be DQ’ed.
Fact that Seyi , Kiddwaya & Pere are all in on this is just irritating and disgusting.
— Okafor Uchenna (@UcheofLagos) August 18, 2023