...By Lola Smith for TDPel Media.
Mercy Eke, the winner of Big Brother Naija 2019, expressed her excitement after American rapper Cardi B complimented the dress she wore to the 9th edition of the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards (AMVCA) over the weekend.
Mercy decided to recreate one of Cardi B’s outfits for the prestigious event, which caught the rapper’s attention.
Cardi B shared a photo of Mercy in the stunning outfit on her Instagram story and simply wrote “888888888” to praise the reality TV star.
Responding to Cardi B’s compliment, Mercy took to her own Instagram story to express her excitement.
She mentioned waking up to see Cardi B reposting her picture and thanked her idol for the gesture.
Mercy even vowed to frame the compliment and hang it in her room as a cherished memory.
She wrote, “Whooooshhhhh waking up to my idol reposting my picture.
Thank you my queen @iamcardib I will frame this and hang it in my room period. @Swankyjerry e come.
Mercy Eke’s Views on BBNaija Relationships
In another development, Mercy Eke shared her perspective on romantic relationships formed during the Big Brother Naija show, referring to them as scams and strategies.
During an interview with media personality Chude Jideonwo, Mercy discussed why she remained in a relationship with her ex-boyfriend, Ike Onyema.
It is worth noting that Mercy and Ike were in a relationship during the reality show, but their relationship failed to continue outside the show, disappointing many fans.
Mercy explained that if she had known the strength of her fanbase, she would not have bothered getting involved in a relationship with Ike.
She revealed that even when their relationship was not working, she felt unable to move away from Ike due to financial considerations.
It seems that Mercy Eke is basking in the joy of receiving compliments from Cardi B while reflecting on her past experiences and choices made during her time on Big Brother Naija.