|Nollywood star Mercy Johnson covering Wow magazine in December 2011|
Nollywood (Nigeria, West Africa version of Hollywood) actress Mercy Johnson Okokie and her new husband Ishan Prince, Prince Odianose Okokie, were spotted shopping for their baby together this past week. The curvy multi-award winning star of several dozen movies got married last August 2011 and only recently confirmed her pregnancy.
|Actress Mercy Johnson is in latter stages of her pregnancy|
The couple was seen going through racks in a maternity boutique in Oregun Ikeja Lagos, Nigerian paper, The Tribune reported. It also pointed out a tweet from Toni Payne, aspiring Talk Show host and estranged wife of a Nigerian hip hop artist 9ice, who recently seen the star in her newly pregnant form.
“Wow Mercy Johnson looks very different in pregnancy.. Eyaah. Still cute though,” she tweeted.
Johnson and Okokie’s wedding last year was apparently shrouded in controversy, The London Nigerian reports. Another woman claiming to still be married to Okokie came forward days before the wedding, and alleging she had proof of her existing marriage. The story died down over time.
And now a new baby is on the way. Sounds like drama over there is just as intense as here. READ yesterday’s post about the pregnancy announcement from The Bachelor’s Jason Mesnick and Molly Malaney.