Nigerian Fuji maestro, Wasiu Ayinde Marshal, better known as KWAM 1, has finally broken his silence regarding reports claiming he publicly embarrassed his wife, Emmanuella Ropo, during his surprise 66th birthday dinner. The incident which went viral on social media had many Nigerians expressing displeasure about the way KWAM 1 treated his wife.
Recall that midway through the surprise party, Emmanuella was captured in a video trying to kiss her husband in front of family and friends, in an apparent display of endearment. Unfortunately, KWAM 1 seemed to reject her public display of affection, instead turning his face away. Social media users had mixed reactions to the video, with many suggesting that there may be cracks in the marriage of the two.
Fortunately, a statement on Tuesday signed by Kunle Rasheed, one of KWAM 1’s band members, on the singer’s behalf, cleared the air and addressed those suggesting the songstress was being publicly disgraced by her husband.
The statement reads;
“Our attention has been drawn yet again to another rounds of unofficial and unreliable piece of information that the Mayegun of Yorubaland, K1 de Ultimate is not in love with his darling wife hence the rejection of her kiss at his surprise birthday gig held at Radisson Blu over the weekend.
“These rumour mongers have turned what ordinary was inconsequential to something they feel in their delusion, they should celebrate and spread for a gain we do not understand.
“It is rather unfortunate that these rumour spinners who thrive only in negativity should be able to see through their hate that love indeed has found a place to stay permanently in the couple’s hearts.”
“Rasheed said K1 and Emmanuella love each other dearly and this should be understood by those who are waiting to rejoice at any bad news about the couple.
“Many of these gossips believe that the union will not work are in perpetual agony when they see the marriage flourishing. It engulfs them with sadness and pain so much that their daily activities is to shop endlessly for ways to transfer their unhappy mode to a couple who is constantly enjoying the bliss of their union,
Signed: Kunle Rasheed
(for K1 de Ultimate band)” the statement added.