Social media commentator Daniel Regha has criticized Big Brother Naija (BBNaija), stating that the reality show consistently produces celebrities with questionable moral values. Regha’s concern peaked when BBNaija All Stars winner Ilebaye attended singer Davido’s Martell party in a revealing dress, prompting online controversy. He argued that such instances reflect the kind of role models the show promotes, suggesting a misalignment with societal values.
Regha specifically focused on Ilebaye’s attire, deeming it “absolutely disgusting.” He questioned the influence of BBNaija on participants’ choices, emphasizing that individuals with low moral values seem to gain prominence, fueled by the active support from the Nigerian audience. This commentary underscores ongoing debates about the societal impact and values propagated by reality TV programs like BBNaija.
As BBNaija maintains its grip on audiences with dramatic narratives and diverse personalities, it also faces criticism from figures like Regha, shedding light on the tension between entertainment value and moral responsibility within the realm of Nigerian reality television.