The Showmax Original reality TV series, The Real Housewives of Abuja premiered on the platform last Friday, and while I got a kick out of the Real Housewives of Lagos, I am eager to see what Abuja has in store.
The first episode started with an introduction of all six ladies, Arafa, Comfort Booth, OJ Posharella, Princess Jecoco, Samantha Homossany and Tutupie. We got an insight into their lifestyle, family, businesses, and philanthropy and also heard some catchy taglines that might be our motto for 2023. Samantha might have also dropped a tip or two on how to join the Abuja elite circle.
In keeping with the Real Housewives tradition, Samantha had the honour of hosting the first party to get everyone together. Themed “Bond Girls”, a decision I felt was ill planned but, they need to have something to attend, so in came 5 ladies who are meant to be exceptionally busy along with one of their mom’s!
The first to get the mysterious invite was Tutupie who then invited Arafa as her plus-one. She in turn asked Comfort Booth to be her date to the party ( rude much, how can you have a plus one to someone else’s party!). Princess also got an invite, and she took her mum, Queen Mother Coco along, while OJ Posharella had the honour of being the party’s MC.
Trust the ladies to put their best fashion foot forward. While we expected the glam looks – duh! it’s the Real Housewives of Abuja, I was actually prepared for the shade, but the most calm person was Samantha. Yes she was late, 2 hours late, but again, who gets invited to a party, brings a plus one and then begins to act a fool, insisting her mom who wasn’t invited eats before prayer?
From shading in French to English, some of the ladies had things to say about Samantha’s party, from the decor to the theme, to the time the celebrant turned up.
As it is just episode 1, the diary sessions are still mild, i think you should watch them and tell me what you think in the comments.
Catch the second episode of the Real Housewives of Abuja is exclusively on www.showmax.com, and it is happening today.
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