Popular Nigerian blogger, Linda Ikeji has come under attack on social media after she finally opened up on her relationship with an oil magnate, Sholaye Jeremi.
Reports had it that Ikeji had a relationship with Jeremi, adding that the oil magnate was responsible for the blogger’s son. She had, however, been silent about the claims.
However, the 38-year-old blogger, in a statement she personally signed yesterday, confirmed that Jeremi was the father of her son, Jayce.
In the statement, Ikeji also confirmed that the billionaire businessman dumped her after she got pregnant.
Her recent revelation stirred divergent reactions from Nigerians criticizing her for having a baby out of wedlock despite her backlash at ‘Baby Mamas’.
The blogger in times past was quoted to have said she would never have a child out of wedlock and strongly kicked against the ‘Baby Mama’ trend.
Here are some comments gathered by DAILY POST from Twitter:
@Officialdaddymo “After dragging baby mamas on her blog, Linda Ikeji now a baby mama. Life comes at you very fast, e no dey observe speed limit. Be careful when you criticize and mock others, you may find yourself in their shoes one day.”
@Oreofe_ok “I don’t care about her baby/ scandal-I just care that the woman is building an empire churning out billions. And she’s constantly expanding. Bro, Linda Ikeji will always be inspiring to me.”
@Ogbenidipo “If this happened to someone else, Linda Ikeji will twist and turn the whole story. Now she’s adding lol to all her sentences. See life.”
@Is_salsu “My problem with Linda Ikeji is this Holier than thou attitude.From talking about celibacy to getting pregnant.From mocking a baby mama to becoming a baby mama.
“From saying she will never sleep with a married man, to maybe ending up as 2nd wife. She needs to chill.”
@IamBussmarn “Linda Ikeji is always mocking baby mamas and now she has joined the league of baby mamas.”
@Precious_Chee “Don’t throw stones in a glass house, sometimes you’d turn what you criticize. I don’t know why Linda Ikeji is giving us tales by moonlight, You’re a BABYMAMA period.”
@Odineisipatrick “Sadly, I am one person whom Linda Ikeji can never do wrong in his eyes no matter what is said about he
@Tonyy_Godsent “I really felt for Linda Ikeji. Believe me, what happened to her can happen to anyone else. Let’s be realistic, she never planned it. And one thing I see that pushed her was her ticking time…let’s not crucify her, please.”
@Saintlummy “Don’t understand why you all dragging Linda Ikeji. She didn’t force you to believe her or hold her to any high moral class. She preached her opinions like every human but you were gullible to see her as better or more knowledgeable than you. She didn’t force any of you. Get a life!
@ComehomeTj “What did I learn from Linda Ikeji recent story? (1) Never criticize fellow human being because you may found yourself in their shoes one day. (2) Whatever life throws at you, take it in good faith. (3) Nobody is above mistake or a test of time.
@Lil_hos “Linda Ikeji spent most of her blogging days slandering and castigating “Baby Mamas” until she tragically became one herself, now all she does is try to control the damage. Moral: be careful who you mock or laugh at, you don’t know how they got in that situation, Karma is Real!
@Ani_nomso “It’s easy to mock someone’s condition, laugh at them until life humbles you & makes you your old jokes. Linda Ikeji mocked baby mamas but she is now a baby mama writing long epistles. Guess being a baby mama is not worth mocking anymore.”
“Linda Ikeji is the typical self-acclaim righteous and decent people….bring others down and pretend to be the good person while they do worse behind a closed door. She deserves all the dragging she’s getting,hypocrite.”