Karen Igho the controversial housemate in the Big Brother Amplified edition has been declared winner of the reality show, alongside Wendhall Parson of Zimbabwe. The two would share the $400,000(Four Hundred thousand US Dollars) grand prize.
Karen’s triumph at the Big Brother Amplified edition made it the third time that a Nigerian would be winning the reality show. She also made history as the first Nigerian female winner of the widely acclaimed Africa’s biggest reality show.
Karen, a self styled ‘gangster’ was considered the ‘life line’ of the Big Brother Amplified edition because of her because of the way she held the viewers spell bound.
Karen won with overwhelming votes from Nigeria, Angola, Rest of Africa, Ghana, Mozambique, Tanzania. Wendhal won votes cast in Zambia, Zimbabwe, Namibia, Kenya while Luclay won in South Africa and Botswana.
Karen, a Nigerian and former stripper in the UK first got into limelight after news and photos of her breast enlargement was published. Karen was also a former housemate in the Next movie star reality show in Nigeria. The two previous winners of BBA, Kelvin Pam and Uti Nwanchukwu were also past housemates of the Nigeria Next Movie Star. The 27 year old is ever ready to take a ride into the celeb world.
The other winner, Wendhal, is a 23 year old citizen of Zimbabwe. He is also a commercial pilot.Luclay, from South Africa took the third position, while other housemates such as Vina (Nigeria) were evicted.
By Niyi Tabiti