By Ayo Onikoyi
What seemed like a harmless interview granted Potpourri by budding Nollywood actress, Uche Ubah last Sunday has resulted to a bitter war of words between the actress and the popular OAP, Daddy Freeze.
The actress had told Potpourri in the interview that a woman is incomplete without marriage, which the OAP found distasteful, labeling her assertion as “Bescumbered statements”
Uche Ubah had stated: “I’m an Igbo girl and with the way I was brought up, I agree that a woman is incomplete without marriage. Regardless of how much a woman makes or her level of success, she is incomplete without a husband.”
This statement seemed to have got on the wrong side of the popular anti-tithe crusader cum on-air-personality (OAP) and he had replied the actress with a statement of his own.
“Bescumbered statements like these, are the eminent bane inimical to the advancement of slavery, both mental and physical. It will be unlettered of us to adopt the assumption, leaning upon this statement, that Oprah Winfrey, Linda Ikeji and Mother Teresa are incomplete, simply because of their marital status. I hereby implore all women, to undertake the task of standing firmly against statements like these, or bear the consequences of slavery. In another vein, is her attire and posture in this picture delineating the true values of the Igbo culture? I’ll suggest not,” he stated.
Instead of Freeze’s statement having any positive impression on the actress, it simply enraged her. It was a perfect scenario of a woman scorned and the actress let loose the fury of hell in her on him, calling him several unprintable names.
Hear parts of her reply: “You came to jump into women issue, let me ask you, Are you now my fellow lady?Bisexual? should I believe that those gay rumours about you are true….if so, hope you still remember what happened to Sodom and Gomorrah in the Bible?
“If you argue with a fool, he will eventually drag you down to his level and beat you with years of experience that’s why the men of God just decided to ignore you on the issue of tithe ,so because you are gradually losing your cheap popularity, you decided to come and carry my matter on your head as if I’m the one with your confused and expired destiny.
“Freeze, Your village witches have freezed your brain indeed, that’s why you are now bipolar …..if not I see no reason why you dragged my tribe into your bitterness saying I didn’t dress like one, so I will always dress like an Igbo girl whenever I’m going for an interview? Or you don’t know how bloggers go to someone’s timeline to choose any picture they like when publishing a post about the person .
“Because your marriage failed, you are now blaming Marriage itself? Misleading our ignorant youths , but I’m sure none of them will ever like to end up like you …living in past glory…I get am before no be property, so therefore, FREEZE YOU ARE INCOMPLETE!
“With all your big big grammar, you can’t boast of even publishing a Nursery rhyme…what is actually your contribution to the society? Can’t you see that you have lost your respect in the society, if a girl like me can openly insult you without fear or guilt,” she wrote on her Instagram.
It appeared the statement was a bit too harsh for the popular OAP to take in his stride and moved on as he replied her yet again, venom for venom.
“Dear unclad child, before you come for me, learn how to write properly. The infantile paedolalia you regurgitated is inversely proportional to what’s intellectually acceptable for a 10 year old, let alone a 25 year old.
Take a bath and put some decent clothes on, nobody is buying whatever it is you think you are selling. Nollywood has long advanced from the days when you needed to show ass or trade it for favors before you can get a role,” he replied.
The banters continued unabated and many others joined in, taking sides, either with the woman or with the man.