Josephina Ijeoma Otabor, popularly known as Phyna and the winner of Big Brother Naija’s ‘Level-Up’ edition, has quashed rumors suggesting a romantic involvement with 17-year-old singer Khaid.
The duo faced scrutiny after sharing a picture displaying affection on social media.
Criticism and Controversy
Following the publicized image, Phyna faced significant criticism, with netizens pointing out the age disparity between her and Khaid.
The controversy stirred discussions about societal norms and expectations regarding age differences in relationships.
Phyna’s Response on ‘Spill With Phyna’ Podcast
In the recent episode of her podcast, ‘Spill With Phyna,’ the reality TV star expressed her frustration with the double standards present in society.
Addressing the backlash, Phyna questioned the unequal treatment of men and women when it comes to choosing partners with significant age differences.
Phyna shared her sentiments on the matter, highlighting the hypocrisy she perceived in the public’s reaction.
She recounted the intense criticism she faced for a seemingly harmless picture with Khaid, emphasizing the need for a balanced perspective in societal judgments.
Challenging Norms and Seeking Balance
The reality TV personality questioned the societal expectations placed on women, especially in comparison to their male counterparts.
Phyna pointed out the existence of marriages where women are wedded to significantly older men without similar levels of scrutiny.
She pondered on the disparity between societal acceptance of older men with younger partners and the criticism faced by women in similar situations.
Closing Thoughts on Age and Relationships
Phyna concluded by challenging the prevailing norms and stereotypes related to age and dating, emphasizing that age should be considered just a number.
Her candid discussion on the podcast aimed to shed light on the societal biases that often dictate how individuals, especially women, are judged based on their choice of partners.Share on Facebook «||» Share on Twitter «||» Share on Reddit «||» Share on LinkedIn