The renowned Nigerian musician, Innocent Idibia, better known by his stage name 2Baba, has recently come under the spotlight following his controversial remarks on the subject of infidelity in relationships and marriages. His statement, made during an episode of the reality TV show ‘Young, Famous and African’, has sparked widespread reactions across social media platforms.
During a candid discussion on the show, which also featured his wife Annie Idibia, the multiple award-winning singer stated that even the most devoted of men can be susceptible to cheating, driven by their inherent urges. His comment ignited a wave of reactions, with viewers expressing varying opinions on the topic. The fact that his wife was present during the conversation only added to the heated debate.
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The reality show video clip that has since gone viral shows 2Baba explaining, “Like it or not, men are wired like that. A man will love a woman to hell. But maybe he is somewhere, his (organ) would just decide something to f*ck.” His comments seemed to suggest that men can compartmentalize their relationships and sexual desires, which led to his wife interjecting with a question: “Are you talking about generally or you’re talking about yourself?”
Annie Idibia’s reaction was echoed by many social media users, who took to their platforms to air their views on the matter. Some sided with 2Baba’s viewpoint, suggesting that it is a reflection of biological realities, while others criticized the singer for generalizing and potentially reflecting a lack of discipline.
This contentious discussion has put a spotlight on the subject of fidelity and the dynamics of relationships, especially among high-profile personalities. Despite the disagreement and backlash, the conversation around 2Baba’s comments has opened a platform for a wider societal discussion about infidelity and commitment.
It’s worth noting that 2Baba, a father of seven children from three different women, has had his personal life frequently scrutinized in the media. Regardless of the current controversy, the singer continues to be a prominent figure in the Nigerian music industry.