Former Big Brother Naija All Stars housemate, Uriel Oputa, has said Ilebaye did not win the N120 million grand prize because of “pity votes”, as speculated.
SKYBLAST TV recalls that some Nigerians, including former BBNaija star Nina have accused Ilebaye of emotionally blackmailing viewers to vote for her.
Reacting via a video message on her social media page, Uriel said there was no rule on how to win a reality TV show.
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She said some people won by forming relationships, some won because of their star power, while others won because of how they were treated by their colleagues.
Uriel said, “Can we just let this narrative that Baye won out of pity go? Let me ask you, is there a type of way to win a show, a game show?
“Some people win by forming relationships. Some people win because they are looked upon as being powerful. Some people win because certain things were done to them, and they reacted.
“Does it really matter how a person won a game? It’s a game.”