wouldn’t believe what happened yesterday, at a brief event to celebrate
Virgin Atalntic’s inaugural flight into Ghana.
well-attended event by the pool side of the Golden Tulip hotel,
billionaire businessman Richard Branson, who’s the boss of VA, attempted
to push comedian Basketmouth into the pool. We’re told Branson is used
to pulling surprising stunts on guests at his events; and that he has
pushed many of his friends into swimming pools at different parties.
yesterday in Accra, Nigerian comedian Basketmouth saw Branson coming.
And he pulled a fast one – landing Branson in the pool.
were shocked. And for a second, some thought the billionaire or his
aides would take offence. But Mr Branson only reached out to Basket,
inviting him to join him in the pool. ‘Wait a minute’, Basket seemed to
say, as he took off his wrist watch, and dropped his mobile phone. Then
he jumped into the pool where he posed for pictures with Branson.
was so unbelievable; but ended up being very interesting, and one of
the high points of the night’, an amused guest told NET.
cracked Richard Branson up after that, and he got the man laughing
non-stop. I was proud to be a Nigerian’, said our source.