Local celebrity Erra Fazira suddenly became a trending topic on social media today after word got out that she had allegedly married Youth and Sports Minister, Dato’ Seri Ahmad Faizal Azumu.
Through a viral tweet posted by @abam_kumis on Twitter, it is also said that the popular actress-singer had become the second wife of the politician. According to the netizen, he received the “valid information” from an insider living next door to the rumoured couple.
“I heard it through the grapevine that Erra Fazira has become Faizal Azumu’s second wife. Does his first wife know about this?” the Twitterverse member wrote. To top it all off, another netizen pointed out that the former beauty pageant winner is the only celeb followed by the politician on Instagram!
Several hours after the rumour started making its rounds on the internet, the “Hanya Di Mata” singer appeared to have broke her silence in addressing the recent speculation. “What’s all this? Everyone keeps talking about the marriage (news). Anyway people love to talk. So let them have fun talking,” Erra wrote, neither confirming nor denying the marriage.
As for Ahmad Faizal, the former Perak Menteri Besar has opted to keep mum regarding the circulating rumours.
Update (Tuesday, 12th October):
Soon after Erra issued her statement, Ahmad Faizal came forth to shut down all the circulating rumours stating that he is married to the well-known artiste. “This is the first time I’ve been asked such a question throughout my 51 years in life. I only tied the knot once, that is with my (current) wife. I’m very happy with her and also my children,” he said during a Dewan Rakyat session.