July 03, (THEWILL) – Ebuka Obi-Uchendu, the host of popular reality television show, Big Brother Naija, has stated that some scenes were censored from the reality show due to the regulations of the National Broadcasting Company.
The TV host disclosed this in an interview with BeatFM as he defended claims by fans that BBNaija shows the viewers what the organisation wants them to see.
Ebuka also refuted claims that he had any grouse against Erica.
He said, “I like Erica; I really like Erica, which is also funny because people thought that I hated her. She gave us good content; she and Kiddwaya.
“First things first, we live in a country that has regulations. We all know about the NBC; there are certain things we can never show whether we like it or not.
“I always say that the show would be a different show if it was not a Nigerian show or if it was not in Nigeria because of the kind of things that we cannot show. Those things are not in our call; it is just legal issues.
“Secondly, this talk about what we showed about Kiddwaya and Erica; we actually did not show anything about them if anybody remembers. Nothing was shown about them. We did not show anything. In fact, it was even Ka3na and Praise that people saw under the sheets.
“A lot of these things happened under the sheets; so, we do not know what is happening. We are not going to send a ninja to remove the sheet so that we can get a good shot.
“People say we showed some things that made Erica and Kiddwaya look bad and I ask how? How did we make them look bad? Everything that has been revealed on the reunion show is actually on air. It just so happened that people decided to assume what they assumed.”