In his own Words ;
I would be glad if my personal life can be kept out of the public eye. If a “news story” begins with the phrase “ACCORDING TO UNCONFIRMED REPORTS,” and the affected stakeholders DID NOT confirm such reports, is the story really newsworthy?
PUNCH called me about an personal issue (about a previous marriage) that I HAVE NO KNOWLEDGE OF.
My response to them is the SAME RESPONSE I have said times without number to all unconfirmed, untrue and other rubbish stories of the like: I, SAIDI BALOGUN, AM FOCUSING ON MY WORK! I AM MARRIED TO MY WORK AND MY WORK IS ALL I KNOW! When I told this to PUNCH, they at least printed what I said. BUT, they used a completely different headline that has no basis in fact, which they EVEN ADMITTED TO THEMSELVES VIA THEIR FAILED EFFORT TO PROVIDE EVIDENCE OR CONFIRMATION OF THE RUMOR.
One “second-hand blogger” not only copy and pasted the story, but added their own elaboration
EQUALLY AS UNCONFIRMED AND UNROOTED IN FACT as the original article. This unfair, biased, and disgraceful style of the bloggers who think they are journalists has affected me in the past. I premiered You Or I on July 7th, 2013 and the same blogger said I was getting married that day.
When July 7th came around, countless dignitaries including a Governor and foreign visitors showed the whole world I indeed did a premiere by honoring my invitation. GBAM!
Abeg o, as SAIDI BALOGUN, keep my personal life WHICH YOU KNOW NOTHING ABOUT out of the public eye and concentrate on the work I do that so many credible people respect me for. Thanks and God Bless all of my fans, I love you! -SAIDI BALOGUN,”
- - Saheed Balogun.
There You Have No more Rumors .