Christmas Day: The Burgeoning Narrative Celebrities’ Broken Families (PHOTOS)



May, Yul Edochie’s wife and kids
On Sunday, December 25, everyone across the world celebrated Christmas Day.

Specifically, Christmas is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ, observed primarily on December 25 as a religious and cultural celebration among billions of people around the world.

The day is significant for sharing love family members, friends and other members of the community.

While some individuals were sharing photos with their loved ones, there were those who were without their significant other. Somehow, those who used to make their hearts palpitate were missing from the photos.

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It’s disheartening to see how steadily family values and culture are diminishing in the Nigerian society. Divorces are becoming the norm and people are beginning to misconstrue the true definition of love, loyalty, sacrifice and the essence of a tight-knitted family.

Family is quintessential; it is the smallest unit of the society, hence, should the family system crumble, it would inevitably lead to moral decadence and a disruption in representation of self (the children), the society and vehemently the nation.

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Regardless of how beautiful the photos from notable celebrities are, the absence of one member of the family already caused an imbalance. While it is important to note that there are no ‘perfect’ families, the place of discipline and presence of respective parents can never be overemphasized.

On Christmas Day, there were several photos of renowned celebrities without their partners (who are still alive and kicking) for various reasons.

It is important to note that this article is not to ridicule, deride or demean individuals from broken homes, but, it is essential to discuss themes that affect every member of the society.

It is only ideal we do not turn a blind eye to menace that is crippling our society. A healthy family breeds a healthy and properly nurtured nation.

Beside the point, here are photos of renowned families without a pivotal member of their family.

See photos below.

May Edochie And Her children

May, Yul Edochie’s wife and kids

Yul Edochie was missing from his own family photo. On Christmas Day, May Edochie, Yul’s first wife shared a photo of her children and herself with her husband in it.

Odion Ighalo

Former Manchester United forward and ex-Nigerian international, Odion Ighalo shared a photo without his estranged wife, Sonia Ighalo in it.



Former Big Brother Naija housemate, Tokunbo Idowu who is better known as TBoss has preferred to keep the identity of her partner away from the prying eyes of the public.

Reasons are best known to her for her decision to remain surreptitious about the identity of her baby’s father. She has chosen the single mother route.

Basketmouth Family

Basketmouth’s family

Day after announcing his divorce, Nigerian comedian, Basketmouth whose real name is Bright Okpocha was understandably absent from his family photo.

Mercy Aigbe

Nollywood actress, Mercy Aigbe shared a photo on Instagram with her son, Oluwajuwon Aigbe-Gentry, whom she had with her ex-husband, Lanre Gentry. The renowned actress is currently married to Kwara State businessman and movie promoter, Kazim Adeoti as a second wife.

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