At the recently concluded Headies Awards in the US, Iyabo Ojo and her partner Paul Okoye, also known as Paulo, caused a stir with their playful banter. In a video shared by the actress, the couple joked about divorcing each other before presenting an award category. Iyabo revealed that her partner had playfully requested a divorce for a brief period because he didn’t want to miss a football game.
At the Headies Awards, Iyabo Ojo and her partner, entertainment expert Paul Okoye (aka Paulo), caused quite a buzz. While presenting the Afrobeat Song of the Year award, the couple shared a tender moment with the enthusiastic audience, generating various social media reactions.
At the public event, the actress revealed that her spouse had opted to “end their marriage” due to a football game involving his beloved team, Arsenal. In response, the actress called for legal assistance. During their discussion, the mother of two inquired whether her husband had considered the implications of his choice and was prepared to “terminate their relationship” over a sporting event. The exchange was lighthearted and amusing, eliciting laughter and cheers from the audience as Iyabo good-naturedly teased her partner. After completing their obligations, the couple presented the accolade for Burna Boy’s worldwide sensation “Last Last.”
The actress posted and captioned the video,
“Thanks, @the_headies, for having us. Obim @pauloo2104 has changed mouth bcos @arsenal won …. no wahala. But evidence dey ooooo ❤️”
In a subsequent video, the actress also disclosed that it wasn’t the first time during a game his team was playing that her partner had carried out his “threat” and “divorced” from her until the conclusion. The post elicited a range of responses from her supporters, as the couple have been known for publicly displaying their fondness for each other.