Popular Nigerian entertainer and media personality Denrele Edun has told how potential candidates for Big Brother Nigeria pressure him with monetary offers and sometimes send him their nude photos to gain his support to increase their chances of participating in the biggest reality TV show. increase in Africa.
However, he complained that most of the young candidates who are about to join the hit TV show don’t even know why or what they want to do on the show.
Denrele, who made the reveal during Vanguard’s online TV show, “Lunch Date with Vanguard,” stated that he plays a really important role in securing access for some of the BBNaija roommates. His words: “I get a lot of nude photos from people who want to go for BBNaija. I get all kinds of money offers, I got N100m, N50m, N30m and I tell people they are going to do something reasonable with your money.
So, let’s say if you don’t have a Denrele in your life that can help you rediscover yourself or take you to the next level and give you direction to navigate your way through life, where have you gone? looking? Go find a Denrele.
Away from that, yes! I’ve been instrumental in many of these things, it is what it is, I’m at the center of gravity of the industry let’s say I know people in the right places, if they ask you, you ask them to come and he said some of those young people who want to go for the reality TV show that has a lot of miles don’t even know what they want to do there.
Denrele said the mad rush for him to help BBNaija plan roommates started after Karen from the 2012 Big Brother Africa edition spoke separately about how he (Denrele) helped fill out her form. “It all started when my good friend, Karen Igho, came into the house and always said Denrele helped me fill out my form. When asked if he influenced anyone in the BBNS7 edition, he replied, ‘Well! I have a lot of great people in my house and some of them are still coming in.”
The host, Siji, again asked if there are any new housemates coming on the show and he confirmed it and said “Yeah they are coming” “I just don’t want to start eavesdropping, I want people to enjoy the show that’s true the show goes on i feel the show is therapeutic i watch the show and i see people i can hang out with people who remind me of myself and i am attracted to them maybe i see some too so out because in people I might decide to say, let’s say, take a chance with this person, let’s see where it goes.” He said.