Former Big Brother Africa housemate, Selly, can be a rather funny young woman sometimes, people who are close to her say. The actress and television show host is asking her boyfriend of four years-plus to do an unusual thing propose to her all over again. Selly’s boyfriend, Praye Tietia, a member of the once popular Praye hiplife trio, curiously was the one who set Selly’s mind to the unusual request. Last month, when Selly’s mother was marking her birthday, Praye sent her a message on Facebook referring to her as “mother -in-law”. He wrote, “Happy Birthday to the most amazing mother-in-law. I love you”. But it seems the harmless gesture was taken quite seriously by some people. Their case? Praye Tietia also known as Big J should not refer to Selly’s mother as an in-law since there had not been formal rites to tie their union.
The argument had gone back and forth in social media circles until last Tuesday when Selly came to the defence of her heartthrob. “We have both noted the concerns of many of our fans and followers but we don’t want to be pressured at all. SEE MORE ON PAGE2