The recent shocking marriage crashes of a long list of celebrities including Tonto Dikeh, Lilian Esoro, Mercy Aigbe has brought about the need to profile the perceived reasons of the break-ups that have left fans devastated.
Many of our celebrities are famous to the extent that they cannot separate the fame from their everyday lives which causes jealousy, anger from their partners.
For females especially, the African culture demands that the wives should be submissive and perform her marital duties as expected.
Most of our female celebrities have being intoxicated with the power of being famous which causes an imbalance in the home.
A celebrity’s life is one that involves traveling, presence on all social media accounts, and all these need a supportive partner who will be tolerant, considerate, and lenient to achieve a balance between the home and career.
2. Unfaithfulness or Cheating
This is one of the main reasons of collapses in celebrity marriages.
The life of a celebrity involves interaction with the other famous people and fans including the opposite sex which makes them vulnerable to being unfaithful in their marriages.
The marriages of many celebrities, both male and female crashed on the issue of cheating, infidelity accusations.
It takes a high level of trust for these spouses to believe in their partners not to fall to the temptations of greed and having more power by having an illicit relationship with someone with more wealth or beauty.
3. Unbridled Ego
Celebrities are susceptible to ego issues which arise from their perceived status in the society.
If one or both couple have allowed their ego to take over, then there is no room for compromises and support expected from a spouse.
Everything in the home becomes a race leading to unhealthy rivalry or competition.
These celebrities should learn to curb their prideful tendencies to allow a peaceful marriage, acknowledging that their union is not an arena for bragging rights.
4. Pressure From Family and Fans
Many Nigerian celebrities have slammed trolls who pushed them to get married, especially those who have crossed the 30-mark.
The pressure gets to some of them who rush in headlong with any available man only to have regrets moments after their usual lavish wedding.
Kim Kardashian attributed this pressure to the crash of her 72 day old marriage to Kris Humpris.
Funke Akindele was also one of those who bowed to such pressures which led to the fall of her first marriage to Kehinde Oloyede, less than a year after their lavish wedding.
5. Pressure to Maintain Lavish Lifestyle
The life of a celebrity is fast and furious, pushing some into fraud, con men and sexual romps with wealthy individuals in the society.
Many female celebrities have been associated with a wealthy ‘sponsor’, who showers them with money and luxurious possessions.
Some tried to keep up with their wealthy counterparts who made their money from honest career and various endorsements.
These celebrities have faced some form of bullying from fans who think they wore the wrong clothes, rode the wrong cars as per their celebrity status.
Source: News Achiever