CELEBS BY DEFAULT
Every famous person has something that steered him or her to stardom-whether good or bad. TGIF, snoop Rowland Nkahebwa brings you some of you favourite big names on the social scenes and what they could be without what made them famous.
Gaetano - Big Brother - He was probably the first person to bonk live while in Reality show Big Brother Africa season 1. He romped with South African housemate, the gorgeous Abby. From that moment, a then unknown, clean shaven Gaetano Jjuko Kagwa sporting a channel O beard became an instant hero.
The crowds that welcomed him at Entebbe airport has never been rivaled to the extent that the President was forced to ask his security operatives whether a new rebel group had sprung up suddenly in the middle of the city or a new political party headed by (Gii-tano as he called him).
He later invited him for dinner at State House. He has since got lucrative jobs with big TV and radio companies. Well if it wasn't for his romping prowess, he would be another unknown lad in Kampala that you wouldn't turn to have a second look at when you meet on the streets.
Barbie Kyagulanyi - What is Barbie's claim to a celeb status? Because she is Ghetto gladiator, Bobi Wine's wife. Could Ugandans have known known her had it not been her hubby's music talent; absolutely not. Where would she she be? Probably married with five kids in her district of Ntungamo.
Blu3 (Lillian, Chandiru and Cindy) - They were heralded by music pundits as one of the talented group of girls to ever grace the music scene. And rightly so because all the three have gone on to forge a serious music career.
But the question is; where would they be had it not been the Coca Cola pop stars talent search in 2004? One social critic told us; "When the three girls came, were first unearthed, you could hardly believe they could make it in music. They were talented but hardly the chics you could easily market basing on appearance."
Where would they be? Probably, Cindy would still be in Tororo where she was picked. Lillian and Chandiru would also be unknown party animals in the city