By Osagie Alonge
The entire continent of Africa is waiting for Sunday May 6 to witness the start of Big Brother StarGame but organizers have once again thrown in another surprise!
A few hours ago, Big Brother announced that seven celebrity housemates will be part of the seventh season of Africa’s biggest reality TV show.
And which Nigerian celeb has been enlisted into the lucky seven? It’s none other than Nigerian pop star and Kennis Music act Goldie Harvey!
The other six celebs housemates include , stand-up comedian and television pro DKB from Ghana, talented rap icon Prezzo from Kenya, award-winning songstress Lady May from Namibia, Famed socialite, model and businesswoman Barbz from South Africa, R&B diva Mampi from Zambia, soulful musician Roki from Zimbabwe.
The other contestants have however not been revealed.
Goldie, a determined entertainer and pseudo-eccentric celebrity was disparaged for years, by critics and music fans. But, following her recent successes, it would appear the joke is now on those who labelled her a fame whore; those who swore she’ll never make it big.
As earlier announced, this year’s show will kick off in May and applicants who want to make it to the house must partner with another person to enter as a pair.
According to producers, Big Brother 7 will be screened to 47 countries across the continent, live 24/7 for 91 days on DStv channel 198. The series starts Sunday May 6.