Over 700, 000 fans of the popular television show, ‘Game of Thrones’ have called for a remake of what they termed “a disappointing last season”.
The fans are signing a change.org petition titled ‘Remake Game of Thrones Season 8 with competent writers’.
The petition had garnered 736, 080 signatures at the time of this report on Friday, and was gaining more supporters by the second.
The petition read, “David Benioff and D.B. Weiss have proven themselves to be woefully incompetent writers when they have no, source material to fall back on. This series deserves a final season that makes sense.”
HBO’s ‘Game of Thrones’, which was adapted from George R.R. Martin’s ‘A song of fire and ice’, started outpacing the series of novels in season six.
After the show was on hiatus for all of 2018, the premiere of season eight in April was the most-watched one-day event in HBO’s more than four-decade history.
A lot of fans have described the season as underwhelming and a poor finale to a great show. Among the numerous issues, fans complained about the poorly lit ‘Battle of Winterfell’ in episode three.
They also complained about the inconsistent storylines, poor character arcs and were outraged when the otherwise carefully shot series accidentally left a paper coffee cup in episode four.
HBO acknowledged that the presence of the disposable cup in the scene was a mistake, and later edited it out of the episode.
In the penultimate episode of the series, which aired May 12, Daenerys executed Lord Varys before wiping out King’s Landing and most of its population, even after the bells of surrender sounded.
Many thought the massacre was completely out-of-character for Daenerys — or at the very least needed more of a build-up.
‘Game of Thrones’ has had an average of 43 million viewers per episode which is expected to rise as the final episode airs on Sunday.
I cooked for Don Jazzy in my home – Dencia
US-based Cameroonian singer and entrepreneur, Reprudencia Sonkey, popularly known as Dencia, reveals that she has cooked for ace producer Don Jazzy in her home.
The Whitenicious skin lightening cream maker was responding to a follower who asked if she was better than Wizkid or Davido after she claimed she has been living the better life than every African celebrity outside of Africa.
She stated that she makes a lot of money, and she doesn’t even have to struggle to get them.
“Before u guys come & say I am a hater lol!! I live & have lived better than EVERY AFRICAN CELEBRITY in & OUTSIDE OF AFRICA for the last 7yrs & I don’t even have 2 leave my home 2 make money or struggle. I cancel bookings just cuz I can. NOW GO ARGUE WITH YOURSELVES.” she wrote
When a Twitter user, Dami, asked if she balls better than Wizkid and Davido? She responded saying many Nigerian celebrities have visited her home in the US and she has even cooked for Don Jazzy who also once visited.
Go & ask them,@wizkidayo @davido
( Go & ask them & come back) infact I can @ all the ones who have been to my house, lived in my house etc they’ll tell u but cuz u don’t see shit on SM don’t mean it’s not happening.
@DONJAZZYhas been here infact I even cooked 4 him ask him.
Drinking and minding my business, anything extra is a blessing from God, Yemi Alade replies fans who criticized her music
Nigerian Afro-beat singer and songwriter, Yemi Alade, has reacted to critics comparing her to Tiwa Savage last night on the M.I Abaga and Naeto C 10Vs10 on Instagram live.
The conversations came up after MI asked Naeto C which Nigerian female artiste can match up Tiwa Savage in a contest.
However, Nigerians on Twitter had a mixed reaction to Naeto C’s choice.
While some said Yemi Alade can match Tiwa, others criticized her music saying she can’t.
Yemi has now given a subtle reply to those who feel her songs are not worth comparing her to Tiwa.
She said she is minding her business and working to feed her family anything else is a blessing,” she said.
She wrote, “If eh dey pain you, say I dey sing and I dey win, go do your own. Nobody hold your mouth. Frog face
Drinking my and minding my business. I am here to work and feed my family, anything extra is a blessing from God.” she added.
Lagos State Police PRO debunks news of Burna’s arrest, says It’s an old story
Recall that the multiple award-winning music superstar, Burna Boy alongside his dad were said to have been arrested after the neighbours in the estate complained of their incessant noise.
However, on Sunday, May 24, Nigerians woke up to blog posts, and social media conversations alleging that the video of their arrest was false.
According to a report by Nigerian Entertainment Today, the Lagos Police said that they do not have the Grammy-nominated artiste in their custody.
Lagos State Police PRO, DSP Bala Elkana, debunked the viral news and clearly stated that Burna Boy was not arrested yesterday, Sunday, May 24, as the reports online claims.
He said, “They just recycled an old story. There was something that happened a very long time ago and it was resolved then. It’s not a recent event… But we don’t have him in our custody. He wasn’t arrested yesterday, we don’t even have complaints against him from yesterday.”
He added, “We don’t have such a case as reported online now. The reports online claim that he was arrested yesterday by our men but it’s not true. We don’t have such reports. That is my confirmation.”
There’s been no word from Burna Boy or his team regarding the news.
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