Nigerian Afrobeat artist Simisola Bolatito Kosoko, widely known as Simi, has ignited a discussion on social media regarding the idea of marrying a friend.
Referring to a playful incident involving her husband, fellow artist Adekunle Gold, who made a joke about her eyeglasses, Simi raised a point about the potential risk of disrespect in marriage when one marries a friend.
The video initiated diverse reactions on social media, with many expressing admiration for the close relationship between Simi and her husband. Several individuals believe that being friends with one’s partner contributes to a longer-lasting marriage and strengthens the bond between them.
Watch the video below:
See reactions below:
@mr.commonsense_: ““Disrespect” is far better than abuse, violence, dishonor and even disvalue. So I prefer my wife calls me “big head” than me raising kids that I didn’t birth. Weldone Ogiugo! 😂😂😂.”
@oluwafadererami: “If it’s not like this, I don’t want!!! Imagine being with someone that doesn’t allow you be yourself!! Behaving like father figure and very strict. God forbid in Jesus name ooo😂😂😂.”
@thefoodnetworknig2: “These ones wee jus be using love to wunjure somebody’s eyes! Let this love go round plix .”
@ebonyfloxyenkay: “Did I hear ‘Ojiugo’? That’s the highest form of respect. He thinks you are something priceless.”
@alexwrites: “Even your fan no go respect you again after see-finish don enter. 😂 But on a more serious note, this vibe is what I want in my relationship. Some people be too serious, thinking every joke is an insult.”
@micheal___x: “Whats marriage if you and ur spouse can’t catch cruise together both online and offline?😂😂🏼.”
@authentik_fitwears: “Marry, date, marry, date. Una no dey find school fees? Schools are resuming in 3 weeks o 😂😂😂.”
@jasonsfoodsng: “This is how hubby makes jest of my glasses too 😭🥲. It’s not fair, we didn’t ask for this, your babies caused it for us😢😂🤣. Hubby calling me prof Ngozi okonjo-iweala.”
@iamteddylicious: “Which one make we marry, friend , fan or enemy una Dey confuse us wey never marry.”
@highrankchief: “Nothing sweet pass marrying your friend o, love can only take you few years while genuine friendship will carry the rest.”