Yemi Blaq is undoubtedly of the best and most admired actor in Nollywood. The tall and handsome dark dude whose sexy eyes and husky voice is every lady’s dream has never been linked to any scandal in all the years he has spent in the Nigerian movie industry. Nothing or little has been reported about his personal life till lately when his emergence as winner at the Celebrity Takes 2 dance competition brought him out of his comfort zone and under the searchlight where he was x-rayed and put under more spotlight just to have a glimpse into his private life which till now he had successfully shrouded from the public’s prying eyes. Due to the fact that the actor had never admitted been married in all the interviews he granted, stories of his recent marriage to one Remi Ibinola Olatunji filtering out from different blogs on the internet like:
“Actor, producer, script writer and winner of Celebrity Takes 2, a Spirit of David’s dance competition which had other entertainment icons like Funmi Davies, Fathia Balogun, Dakore Egbuson etc, Yemi Blaq has finally married his lover of long standing, Remi. The happy couple tied the knot recently in a very elaborate manner with friends and family all in attendance. Remi Ibinola Olatunji, last year, was delivered of a baby for the black and handsome actor, Yemi, they took some steps to throw a white wedding that time, according to rumours around but the situation as at that time wasn’t too posh until God finally answered their praying by winning the multi-million Naira deal, Celebrity-Take-2, this year. When the new married man, Yemi eventually won the 2nd edition of the dance reality show, he quickly walked his lover down the aisle” aroused our interest. A call wasput to Yemi Blaq by City People BUNMI ODUNOWO to confirm the story but to our surprise, the actor expressed shock at the story saying all the reports were not confirmed from him. According to him, contrary to the insinuations that he just married, he said he had been married for over two years and that their child was 2 and a half years old. He further went on to say he was never poor by any standards even before he won at the Season 2 of the Celebrity Takes 2 competition. He said he had a beautiful but quiet wedding over 2 years ago. When asked why he had kept his marriage secret, the soft spoken actor said “it’s not your responsibility to know about my private business, have you ever seen me hang out in questionable places or do anything that will put me in a bad light? I don’t do things to please people” on who Remi Ibinola Olatunji was, he confirmed she was his wife. When asked what she does he said; “we are into the same business, she’s a writer and a damn brilliant one!” questioning him on if that would soon put her in the spotlight too, he quickly stated that she is a backstage person who prefers her work to be known rather than herself. The beautiful woman who has written two movies “the Hunting “ and “the distance between” had thisto say about her husband on her wall on Facebook the social networking site; “God bless and keep my husband for he really is the best! I’m truly blessed”.
YEMI BLAQ DENIES MARRIAGE RUMOUR SAYS “I’VE BEEN MARRIED FOR TWO YEARS”