Tanzanian comedian and showbiz personality Idris Sultan has revealed that a woman ‘forced fatherhood’ on him in 2014. According to Idris, the baby completely resembled Tanzania’s top singer Diamond Platnumz.
Idris Sultan shot to fame in 2014 when he won Big Brother Africa Season 9, and he was warmly received at a Tanzania airport by all and sundry – including the woman who claimed she had given birth to a baby sired by the Big Brother Hotshot.
The Mtwara-based woman even took the baby to Idris Sultan’s home.
Speaking on EATV’s Mkasi programme, Idris said he was shocked when he saw the toddler.
“When I jetted into the country (Tanzania) after winning Big Brother Africa, some women claimed that I had fathered their children. One of them even brought a child to my house. When I keenly looked at the baby girl, I noticed she resembles Diamond Platnumz – her skin complexion and other bodily features.”
So, what did he do after that discovery?
“I called Diamond and urged him to investigate if the baby was his. He came over to my place, looked at the baby and after much observation, he denied being her father.”
“The woman hailed from Mtwara region. Even now, I do not know who the toddler’s father is.”
Idris Sultan – who is currently dating top Tanzanian actress Wema Sepetu – says he maintains a good relationship with Diamond Platnumz and Ommy Dimpoz because he does not poke his nose into their affairs.
“When I am with Wema Sepetu, we talk about issues affecting us – her and I; I cannot start a conversation about Diamond or Ommy. I think that has contributed immensely in the cordial relationship we enjoy. They (Diamond Platnumz and Ommy Dimpoz) are very important to me; I need them; I am not sure if they know that,” said Idris Sultan.
Wema Sepetu is Diamond Platnumz’s ex-girlfriend, and was rumored to have dated Ommy Dimpoz shortly after breaking up with Diamond.