BBNaija All Stars: Ex-housemate, Seyi Awolowo apologizes over controversial comment, says women are most powerful beings


Big Brother Naija season four housemate, Seyi Awolowo, popularly known as Awolowo’s grandson, has once again offered an apology for a comment he made during his tenure in the house.

Seyi, who made remarks involving sexual harassment and violence during a conversation with fellow housemates, mentioned that he would endorse his sons engaging in questionable behavior with other people’s daughters.

The reality TV star who remarked on hoping to have three male children having given birth to one already, said: “I gave birth to a boy first. He will f*ck your daughter. I have a ‘shina’ account for my son. I pay money into it. I have it for one of my guy’s sons. I have that account for a lot of my boys’ sons. They will f*ck your daughter….”

Viewers and social media users criticized Awolowo for his comment, condemning him for promoting rape culture and the objectification of women.

Although he has issued an apology, during a conversation on Channels Television’s morning show, The Morning Brief, Awolowo acknowledged women as the most powerful beings on earth.

“Our women are the most powerful beings on earth,” he said. “They bring life. Even we men don’t bring life, we bring things but we don’t carry life.”

He described his comment as an explosion of emotions.

“At that moment, I was really angry at a lot of things. It was just an explosion of emotions,” he added. “I really I’m sorry for that, for the word I used. It was a particular word and I really regret that word because that was not my intention.”

He discussed the factors that motivated him to participate in Big Brother, including his mother’s initial disapproval and the supportive role played by his brother during that period.