SAIDI BALOGUN’s LOVER FUNKE ADESIYAN CHANGES FACEBOOK STATUS FROM ‘ENGAGED’ TO
A lot of questions remain unanswered how star actress, Funke Adesiyan, the pretty Yoruba actress who has been in hot romance with movie actor, Saidi Balogun decided around 7pm on Friday, 29th October, 2010 to change her social networking website, Facebook status from 'Engaged' to 'Single'.
All efforts to reach the pretty actress proved abortive but going through her Facebook wall post a lot of her friends who were obviously shocked with her sudden change of status asked questions why she had to change her status from “Funke Adesiyan is Engaged” to “Funke Adesiyan is single”.
All the pretty unassuming actress wrote on her wall, as a reaction to the comments was “Everyone, I'm not searching at all”. She also went ahead to post after several probing by her friends and fans saying “Thanks to you all. I believe the decision is best for me. It will not change anything in me. I'll still be myself.”
It will be recalled that Saidi and Funke stepped out as lovers on Sunday, 18th July 2010 at City People Entertainment Awards held at 10 Degrees Events Centre, Billingsway Road, Oregun, Ikeja, Lagos. During the event, Funke emerged as the Best Upcoming Yoruba movie actress. Immediately Funke was announced the winner of the category, Saidi could not hide his ecstatic reaction as he jumped up from
His seat. In an interview Funke Granted a Nigerian based soft sell magazine some months ago, she said, “Saidi Balogun is a good friend. He is my big brother in the industry. Even those that profess to be his enemies go to him for advice.
He has been a wonderful person to me. He is someone I can call on to advice me on whatever I am doing”. When asked on strong indications that they were in hot romance, Funke's reaction was “I have no comment on that. I am not going to comment on that”. According to her, they met in year 2008. And when asked about their relationship she said, “All I can say is that he is my friend and my brother”.
Funke hails from Ibadan, Oyo State. She is a graduate of Performing Arts from Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago Iwoye, Ogun State. She joined the movie industry in year 2003 when she featured in Papa Ajasco and Super Story series.
She has produced Obinrin Ale and Ayo Kulehin. She has also featured in Aparo and Kakaaki.