Yoh! This week on our hot and entertaining segment #TheKissRoundUp we focus the spotlight on top stories making headlines in the Entertainment industry.
So let’s dive straight into it!
I will be back with the baby - Diana Marua
apper Diana Marua has announced that she is preparing to welcome baby number three into her family anytime from now.
In an update, Marua narrated her Pregnancy journey and all the challenges and body changes she has been through for the past 9 months.
“Guess who is on full term today 🤩 it's been a journey...
A time when life was simpler. A time when I didn't appreciate how tiny my nose was.
“A time when I walked straight and not like a penguin 🐧
“A time when getting out of bed wasn't a hard task, I could sleep in any position. I miss sleeping on my tummy,” she shared.
Adding that; “A time when I could fit in my shoe size comfortably with no struggle. My legs are competing with that of an elephant 🙄
A time when I could shower for hours. I'm always short of breath, hot showers are not for me.. 2 mins, I'm out 🤣,’.
She went on to ask for her fans and followers to pray for her with a revelation that she might return on social media with a newborn.
“I'll talk about how this pregnancy has shown me dust. For now, I think I'm having episodes of Braxton hicks’ contractions, I'm in pain...Let me deal, I'll be back, maybe with the baby. Prayers up ❤️🙏🏼,” Diana Marua wrote.
Nameless response over pressure to get a baby boy
After welcoming a baby girl a few days ago, musician Nameless has been obliged to confront fans who are pressuring him to have a baby boy.
A fan identified as Daphine member commented;
"Tafuta Kijana boss. Your legacy, we are Africans."
Responding to the comment, Nameless said used the comment to encourage his fans not to just follow beliefs without questioning and looking for better ways of living together as people.
"Saa zingine tunjiangusha na traditions that are outdated.
I understand that we have been taught to follow our culture or tradition without question, but the truth is we are suppose to use our wisdom to identify the parts of our culture that are unfair or unprogressive and let them go, as we adopt more progressive, fair and better ways of thinking and living ... Cultural evolution is where my leadership flourishes..."
Hussein Mohamed's speaks after being appointed State House Spokesperson
Celebrated media personality Hussein Mohamed has penned beautiful appreciation message to President William Ruto after being appointed new State House Spokesperson.
In a statement released on Saturday, Mohamed thanked Ruto for the opportunity to serve in his government as the State House spokesperson.
“Mr. President @WilliamsRuto, I’m grateful & humbled by the honour you have bestowed upon me to serve as State House Spokesperson. I pledge to tirelessly work in supporting you deliver the plan to achieve greatness for our republic,” read part of the message.
The former Citizen TV news anchor also thanked Kenyans who congratulated him in large numbers on his new job.
“Thanks, patriots for your congratulatory messages,” Hussein Mohamed said.
On Friday, President William Ruto appointed Hussein Mohamed as the new State House Spokesperson taking over from Kanze Dena.
Daddie Marto & Wife expecting baby No.3
Actor Martin Githinji, alias Daddie Marto, has revealed that they are expecting baby number three into their family.
The content creator announced the exciting news in a funny way that one would mistake as a joke, as he asked his Instagram followers.
"So, 3rd born loading, in truth, mko upande upi? (Congratulations or all the best)"
The county 49 actor followed the post to explain why he never makes a fuss out of pregnancy announcements,
Captioning a photo of Koku, his wife lying on a hospital bed, "also, this is why we announce our pregnancies without fanfare.
It's always really heavy on Koku Lwanga, who is currently hospitalized on drips coz nothing is staying down. Adulting and parenting. Wueh! But as you can see Upuss bado uko so anagalau hiyo ni dalili ako sawa."
Adding, "We pray for a safe journey for the new one. Also, nanenda kinyozi mapema."
Justina Syokau to Undergo BBL Surgery
Singer Justina Syokau, famously known for her 'Twendi Twendi' song, has revealed she will be going abroad to get her cosmetic procedure.
Speaking to Mpasho, she said she would be traveling as she has not found a facility that offers the procedure locally.
"Nataka kutravel kwenda kuongeza Ulaya, but nikipata daktari mzuri hapa Kenya naweza fanya hapa, but bado sijui mtu anaweza nifanyia hapa Kenya."
Asking why she was still pushing on with the procedure as she was already part of the 'thick thighs save lives' squad, Justina noted that there was no need for the belly fat to go to waste.
"Nataka kutoa mafuta kwa tumbo, na kuliko hiyo mafuta itupwe si iikwe hapo, ndio nipate mwonekano mzuri zaidi."
Rubbishing previous claims that she was getting a butt lift to attract more men to Christ, Justina expressed it was for her fulfillment.
"I didn't say that I saw a blog wrote that, but I didn't say it, I just want to look nice for myself."
Murife Run - Sam West on why he broke up with Vivian
Comedian and motivational speaker Sam West has confirmed he parted ways with his singer wife Vivian.
In a witty social media post Sam hinted that had he stayed in the relationship longer, he might have ended up dead due to stress.
"I don't blame Murife, sometimes a man has to run or flee like Joseph. Otherwise he will die."
Vivian had earlier taken to her socials to ask for her fans to pray for her as she is going through a tough time.
"I am not well. I have been getting support but sometimes I crash. My heart is so heavy . Someone left us and now hates us. I've been trying to rebuild but I've been wondering why. Please pray for me because I'm still a mother."
The couple had been together for years after Sam West proposed to Vivian during a live TV show.
Zari Hassan gifts son new iPhone 14 pro max
South Africa-based Ugandan Businesswoman Zari Hassan has gifted her son Pinto Ntale a brand new iPhone 14 pro max.
The Brooklyn City College CEO used her socials to announce to her fans and followers that her son deserves a decent phone and that’s why she settled on an iPhone.
"He deserves it, he is a humble kid," Zari wrote.
The new gadget retails between Sh190K to 300K depending on the specs and country of purchase.
The expensive gift comes at a time the mother of five had fired a tough warning at girls requesting to be hooked up with her eldest son.
The self-proclaimed boss lady says she's received many requests to 'connect' her son with girls.
"Everybody asking me to hook them up with my son," she said.
"Listen up! It is not at any one point that I'm gonna tell my child ' That's the girlfriend you need to be with, this woman wants you.' I'm not that mother."
Why Akothee will not attend her younger sister's wedding
Self-proclaimed President of single mothers Akothee is explaining why she will not attend her younger sister Cebbie Kok’s wedding scheduled for December 2022.
The singer disclosed that she has not been on good terms with her younger sister for the past year.
“We are having another event in December which I am very happy about.
"The only thing is I was not going to attend that wedding because me and my younger sister I have not been on good terms for almost a year now. (Maybe you didn’t know) I packed my bags and left this relationship on 31ST December.
The singer also warned against dragging her sister on her wall, saying they should support her from her pages.
“It is not good, it’s not fair. When she is doing good support her on her wall, please. I haven’t said she is evil. I battled depression for almost 6 months and I almost lost it so I don’t want to see myself in that situation again,”.
The Abebo hitmaker hinted that she has postponed her much-hyped wedding to 2023, due to family wrangles.
“Sorry guys for putting you through this…if I was my mother I would be so happy that I have one wedding this December and another one next year,”
Elseba Kokeyo well known as Cebbie Koks is set to wed lawyer Steve Ogolla in December 2022.
Actor Vin Diesel named the hottest bald man alive
Fast and Furious actor Vin Diesel has dethroned Britain's Prince William as the hottest bald man alive.
According to the New York Post, a study by SEO agency Reboot has determined that the Prince of Whales has been dethroned as 2022’s hottest bald man.
Reboot claimed the actor scored the highest 6.46 out of 10.
This year’s study looked at a wider number of factors, such as facial Golden Ratio, Twitter sentiment analysis, net worth, and height.
Reboot also looked at the cranial shine factor for each heartthrob. These aspects were then used to create an index score out of 10.
Ultimately, Vin Diesel scored very highly on almost all index factors, giving him the sexiest score of 6.46.
Trevor Noah announces his next move after The Daily Show
USA-based South African comedian Trevor Noah has revealed that he has big plans ahead of him following his departure from The Daily Show in December.
However, it has emerged that the comedian reportedly surprised even his bosses at Comedy Central, who are said to have had no idea about his plan before his announcement.
He made his disposition on this matter clear after he appeared on The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon on Thursday where he discussed his future, and also revealed why he decided to leave.
One of the things Trevor plans to get back on after his contract expires with Comedy Central is stand-up comedy; the genesis of what came to be a beautiful career for him.
After being with Comedy Central for 7 years, the show host finds himself at crossroads with his life interests.
"I think everybody has gone through a period of looking at their lives. Every single person, we were in our apartments for two years, the world changed," Noah told Fallon.
Vera Sidika: I used Sh7.2 million to fix my teeth and boobs
Vera Sidika has opened up about getting her teeth and boobs done for a whooping six thousand dollars which is equivalent to Ksh. 7,254,000.
Speaking to Kamene Goro on The Morning Kiss, the 'Popstar' singer said;
"All parts of me are me but I bought some part of me. You buy it, you own it. My hips and but is real. I had a big butt way before I became famous. I wanted to be a bit more proportional..."
Adding; "I got my boobs done at Beverly Hills and also got my teeth done. They are certified doctors.Incase of anything you can sue them. You get your money's worth.I got this done three four years ago. It cost me 6000 dollars."
Former model releases receipts of Trevor Ombija's mumama
Former model Emma Too has come out guns blazing not only to identify herself as the lady Trevor Ombija was talking about but to accuse the news anchor of having a mumama.
A video went viral of Trevor talking about how he had offered to soundproof the house of a certain tenant who'd been hounding him complaining about the noise issue.
Trevor was speaking during a meeting to iron out the noise complaint issued (over his lavish restaurant dubbed Samaki Samaki) between residents and business owners of the posh Kileleshwa area.
The media personality claimed that the woman on the topic was giving him hell simply because he declined to give her a landscaping contract.
Emma also took to Twitter to respond to Trevor's post but refrained from using his name and occasionally referred to him as Noah.
" I'm truly the wrong lady to intimidate! I'm not even shocked that's how he thinks he can solve this! I have been very clear about what they should do!
I never address Noah, I address the real owner!," part of Emma's tweet read
TV host Kimani Mbugua appeals for help
Media Personality and ex-Citizen TV host Kimani Mbugua is appealing to Kenyans to convince his parents to pick him up from Mathare Hospital.
Taking it to his Twitter account, he noted that his parents had left him at the facility to punish him after a psychotic episode.
"I appeal to all people who know me to kindly appeal to my parents to let me out of Mathare Hospital. I came here after a brief psychotic episode on the 4th of August and was discharged on the 10th of the same month. My parents have left me here to punish me," Kimani tweeted.
Through the Kimani Mbugua podcast, the journalist narrated how it felt like to get high on hard drugs.
"Your brain goes out of reality when you are doing drugs. After I smoked weed, I started seeing things out of reality, I developed schizophrenia.
The first diagnosis I received was an acute psychotic episode, to show that something huge had happened to me."
Zuchu nominated for MTV EMA Awards
Tanzanian singer Zuhura Othman Soud stage name Zuchu has become the first East African female artiste to earn a nomination in the prestigious MTV Europe Music Awards (MTV EMAs).
The Sukari hitmaker has been nominated in the Best African Act category alongside Burna Boy, Black Sheriff, Ayra Starr, Tems, and Musa Keys.
A thankful Zuchu shared the good news with her over million followers on Instagram – celebrating the huge milestone with lots of excitement.
“Tanzania stand up your girl is nominated on the @mtvema God is good niseme asante ni kwa sababu yenu ndo mimi niko hapo nawapenda sana . “I’m coming back with a better caption cos right now am still shaking let me calm down first,” Zuchu announced.
Watch: Nyashinski's wife officially unveils baby bump in 're-birth'
Zia Bett Nyamari, wife to Nyashinski has officially unveiled her baby bump. The businesswoman did that while announcing her newest collection for Zia Africa.
The collection is called Re-Birth.
Zia explained "Re•birth- A collection of timeless maternity pieces for the stylish and powerful woman| 12.10.22 | #THEREBIRTH #MADEINKENYA."
The 'Mungu Pekee' hitmaker and his heavily pregnant wife made a public appearance a month ago during Governor Sakaja's swearing in where the singer was performing.
This is the couple's second born. They welcomed their first born in 2020.
"Thank you God for the most precious gift," wrote the singer at the time.
They have since kept the child from the public eye.