featuring son in new reality show
A Lagos state magistrate court
has barred actress Tonto Dikeh
from featuring her son on her
new reality show.
Dikeh’s estranged husband
Olakunle Churchill had
approached the court to protect
their son “from undue indecent
exposure and exploitation by
the actress for personal gain and
fame”.
He prayed to the court that his
son be regarded as a minor who
is not fit to make a decision for
himself.
An interim court injunction
issued Wednesday restrained the
actress from “airing, showing,
disseminating or broadcasting
any name, face, image, likeness
or picture of King Andrea
Omodayo Igo Churchill in the
King Tonto Reality TV Show”.
The court injunction will be in
place pending the hearing of the
originating motion in the suit.
The court document reads:
Upon This Matter coming up
before this Honourable Court
today Wednesday the 31st day of
January 2018.
And Upon reading the affidavit
dated 11th day of January,
2018 filed and sworn by one
Anthonette Williams-Chukwu,
Female, Adult, Christian,
Nigerian and Lawyer of No. 16,
Rasheed Alaba Williams, Off
Admiralty Road, Lekki-Phase1,
Lagos.
And After hearing the Motion
exparte filed by Miss A.A.
William-Chukwu Counsel to the
Applicant praying the Court for
the following orders:
1. An Order of Interim
Injunction restraining the 1st,
2nd, and 3rd Respondents,
jointly or severally, whether
acting by themselves or through
agents, staff, prives, servants,
employees or otherwise from
airing, showing, disseminating
and or broadcasting, either
through television, blogs or the
world wide web the person,
name, face, image. Likeness and
picture of the 1st Applicant in the
Reality Television show “King
Tonto” pending the hearing of
the originating Motion in this
Suit.
2. And for such further
or other orders(s) as this
Honourable Court deem fit in
the circumstances.
It is hereby granted as prayed.
Olakunle Churchill and exwife,
Dikeh, have been in a legal
battle over the appearance of
their son in the reality TV show.

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