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Talent Amidst Tears? Watch the Ramat Audition at the Glo XFactor in Abuja

Atoke

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Someone must have told this contestant that sob stories get the votes on these talent shows because she kicked it right out of the park.

Watch this hilarious video of one of the contestants at the audition of the Glo XFactor Nigeria. The judges sef didn’t even try to hide their laughter. Okay, Reggie Rockstone tried a little and Onyeka Onwenu was clearly not swayed! Oh Ramat, Cry Me A River!

Enjoy the video and loosen up a little this Tuesday afternoon.

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70 Comments

  1. BamBam

    May 21, 2013 at 1:12 pm

    WTF!

    • Jen

      May 21, 2013 at 6:53 pm

      I’ve not laughed this hard in a while!!!!

  2. Abiola

    May 21, 2013 at 1:16 pm

    laughing in Chinese …………i watched this video ystdy and i couldn’t stop laughing, my colleagues were just staring at me…….jisoxxxxx…lwkmd

  3. aya ilorin

    May 21, 2013 at 1:23 pm

    *tears* her voice is making me cry!

  4. Retrochic

    May 21, 2013 at 1:25 pm

    this geh don kill me

  5. Derin

    May 21, 2013 at 1:25 pm

    i love MI!!!

  6. Kamal

    May 21, 2013 at 1:26 pm

    She could be a good actress, I don’t think its music for now.

  7. london's finest

    May 21, 2013 at 1:26 pm

    hahahhahahahahahhahahahhahahah

    roflmaooooooooooo.

    hahahhahahahahhaha

    laughter don make my hymen tear oh. hahhahahahhaha

    • Sita

      May 21, 2013 at 4:12 pm

      ew. that is so disgusting, couldn’t you find a better expression?

  8. Lilian

    May 21, 2013 at 1:29 pm

    can’t stop laughing……. wonder how people feel when they embarrass themselves

  9. Shalewa1

    May 21, 2013 at 1:34 pm

    L freaking MAO!!!!!!!!!!

  10. Pamper Me

    May 21, 2013 at 1:34 pm

    I saw this video yesterday. For a moment I thought I was going to choke on my laughter.

  11. Aglow

    May 21, 2013 at 1:36 pm

    Is she for real???? lol

  12. LPS

    May 21, 2013 at 1:39 pm

    #okbye! MI is hot btw
    personalstuvs.blogspot.com

  13. Godslove22

    May 21, 2013 at 1:41 pm

    OHHH LAMO OHHHHH BABA GOD I DON FINISHHHHH……May the most talented person win

  14. omalicha

    May 21, 2013 at 1:51 pm

    oh my lawd!

  15. M9

    May 21, 2013 at 1:55 pm

    for reals… sowie babes,try next time.

  16. Tessymila

    May 21, 2013 at 1:56 pm

    hahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahaha… this video just made my week…LMFAO… She’s a joker

  17. nnenne

    May 21, 2013 at 1:56 pm

    LMAO!!! Reggie got it right, she’s got the cry factor. loooool

  18. LARA

    May 21, 2013 at 1:56 pm

    OMG

  19. MissBonnie

    May 21, 2013 at 1:56 pm

    hahahahhahahahahahahahhahahahahahaha… Omg!!! Ramat of Life! You have made my day.

  20. R.K

    May 21, 2013 at 2:17 pm

    Naa by false…………rubbished

  21. Bold and Beautiful

    May 21, 2013 at 2:22 pm

    Was this scripted for ratings? It looks so….., like seriously why would anyone let alone a grown ass lady embarass herself like this.lol. #can’tdeal#

  22. nan

    May 21, 2013 at 2:24 pm

    OOOOOOOMGGGGG!!! I’M EMBARRASSED ON HER BEHALF!!! WTF***…….

  23. Bimpe

    May 21, 2013 at 2:40 pm

    I am guessing everyone that has commented so far is nigerian even the publisher. How sad and cruel of you lots. Even before she started singing the audience were already laughing, and where is the professionalism…. The judges are such idiots. Fine she doesn’t know how sing but don’t laugh at her pain, such cunts. No wonder nigeri or Nigerians never progress. Coz you all never work as a team rather every man for themselves. Pls do change yor attitude. This is certainly not Simon Cowell’s xfactor, if it was this wouldn’t happen, judges will be more sympathetic

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    • london's finest

      May 21, 2013 at 3:52 pm

      Shattap there ! stop coming here to spew rubbish and expose your ignorance.

      go and watch britain’s x-factor or britain’s got talent and see how the judges laugh, make jest and react to ridiculous performances.

    • Partyrider

      May 21, 2013 at 3:59 pm

      \_

    • Nomy

      May 21, 2013 at 5:01 pm

      Who is this ill mannered fellow calling Onyeka Onwenu an Idiot? Abeg abeg abeg go and wash your mouth with soap for talking rubbish!

    • Atoke

      Atoke

      May 21, 2013 at 5:11 pm

      eL-Oh-eL

    • aya ilorin

      May 21, 2013 at 5:11 pm

      oh shut up! she basically came to make a fool of herself. Her story wasn’t even a sad one. So what she grew up in a polygamous home…Na today people are born in such. Looking at the audience when she came in, seems they came to cheer her on until she flipped the script and probably assumed her story would get her some kind of sympathy. Simon would have laughed his Ass off watching this grown ass woman embarrass herself.

    • Neo

      May 22, 2013 at 9:31 am

      I died at “demise mother”. Lemme ga’an cry too oh. Im also from a polygamous home, last ibling count was 20. Shay I will win?

  24. salsera

    May 21, 2013 at 2:44 pm

    cry a river and swim in it!!! Chai – my flatmate needs to see this

  25. The Mask

    May 21, 2013 at 2:46 pm

    ….and i just got a query for laughing out loud , i”ll response when I’m done laughing …..lwkmd! Somebody Stop me! (in Mask’s voice) hehehehehe

  26. Ice

    May 21, 2013 at 2:47 pm

    Oh dear God. #cringing

  27. Tee

    May 21, 2013 at 2:47 pm

    Drama Queen dats al I’ve got to say, the expression on her face after they judges said no was her self.

  28. Choi

    May 21, 2013 at 2:49 pm

    Lawd! Did she say ‘Sir’ when he called her ‘sister’?

    • Mannerless

      May 21, 2013 at 7:07 pm

      So? Irrelevant comment. #okbye

    • Shameless

      May 21, 2013 at 8:41 pm

      And how is the comment affecting u mannerless??? aproko!!!!

  29. Hurperyermie

    May 21, 2013 at 3:05 pm

    Lmaooooooooooooooooooo

  30. koko

    May 21, 2013 at 3:21 pm

    i got sad when he was singing……

  31. Moyo's Blog

    May 21, 2013 at 3:23 pm

    lobatan oooo

  32. arewa

    May 21, 2013 at 3:35 pm

    lwkmd OMG!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! cant’t stop laughing even though am at work

  33. Anonymous

    May 21, 2013 at 3:51 pm

    She needs to be helped. dats all

  34. blackblack

    May 21, 2013 at 3:53 pm

    awww i feel bad for her tho…she probably went through a lot…i swear ppl are so horrible

  35. habby

    May 21, 2013 at 4:19 pm

    OMG o hilarious this is so ridiculous

  36. pynk

    May 21, 2013 at 5:26 pm

    I couldnt stop laughing at this.

  37. Madumere Chidiadi.

    May 21, 2013 at 5:39 pm

    WOW!!!!!!!! That girl has a lot going on…found her audition hilarious though. I thought it was really funny. But, am sad for her, really sad for her. Its a good thing she decided to try her hands singing? Still better than prostituting girl. Maybe you should really try acting, she’s got alot of emotions and pain that she seems not to be able to contain, she can always draw from that, i mean, that’s what makes a good actress right? Am sorry about the loss of your mom and the psychological trauma you had to go through coming from a broken home. 4 wives right? and she’s the first from her mom…and she takes care of them. She sure has a lot to cry about. 24 Million could really change her life. Is either singing or crying (appeal to conscience)LOL!!!. Well…i think she’s better off acting and she could really use her 3 mins to fame. Don’t shut this door girl!!!! Suck it up and make better use of it…when life hands you a lemon you can make lemonades.

  38. AW

    May 21, 2013 at 5:48 pm

    I am sorry, but xfactor is not the forum for expressing all the tragedies you have gone through. From north to south, east to west, there are people suffering untold hardship, yet you don’t see them queueing at xfactor, hoping the solution to their problem lies in a singing contest. What was surprising to me, was the fact she took her rejection quite well for someone who was bailing tears as if her very survival was dependent on getting a place. If she could sing, it would have been a different story.

  39. Concerned_Boyfriend

    May 21, 2013 at 5:54 pm

    ROFLMAOWTIME (rollin on the floor laugh my ass out with tears in my eyes)

  40. the wailing lady lol

    May 21, 2013 at 6:01 pm

    she murdered the song

    • the wailing lady lol

      May 21, 2013 at 6:50 pm

      And yea, the guy on dreads is a matured dude, he handed the situation well before letting on to onyeka as the mama in there haha… MI was was just catching cruise with the lady in a good way though. Long story short, this was very funny.

  41. Choice

    May 21, 2013 at 6:06 pm

    Where is she from?

  42. GreenDiamond

    May 21, 2013 at 6:07 pm

    LMMAAOOO!! this made me laugh and cry lyk in a sad way bcuz she really was pouring out her pain u know!! it is well

  43. ucee

    May 21, 2013 at 6:21 pm

    Pls who knows what channel airs the X-factor talent show.

  44. peye

    May 21, 2013 at 6:53 pm

    You know I didnt really want to laugh because I feel it’s just mean but I just couldn’t hold it. We have to be more merciful but I feel she may have some mental issues too. this is not meant to ridicule her, it’s just a thought because there’s a part of our brain that gives us inhibition. prevents us from doing some things that are inappropriate. this is too far. some people just refused to advise her. she has 5 siblings and they still allowed her do this? Not fair

  45. Help!!!

    May 21, 2013 at 6:55 pm

    OH MY GOODNESS.!! I JUST CANNOT TODAY. GET ME OUTTA HERE. I HAVE A DATE 🙂 *wink*

  46. ha !

    May 21, 2013 at 7:57 pm

    i like her braids

  47. mhiz mo

    May 21, 2013 at 8:33 pm

    Nigerians !! tho ! they hired her to come and do comedy !

  48. Lucy

    May 21, 2013 at 8:33 pm

    Laugh wan kill me die!!!!! Ramat ooooo ur tew funny

  49. Shameless

    May 21, 2013 at 8:47 pm

    I can’t laugh abeg is it by force? Lwkm!!!!! #dead

  50. Thatgidigirl

    May 21, 2013 at 9:33 pm

    tried to be humane n all,but……..hahahahahahaha (gasping for air)

  51. PD

    May 22, 2013 at 1:32 am

    Funny buh only God knows what she’s going thru.May Heaven give her beauty for ashes…

  52. Adedayo

    May 22, 2013 at 3:48 am

    SANG it Gurl, go ahead with your bad bad bad self..
    Jeez, look mehn,i admire her courage, she didn’t quit yah’l-she SANG that song till the end
    – even when she didn’t know d lyric

    #IJustCant
    #AmUnableToCant

  53. L.A Chick

    May 22, 2013 at 7:10 am

    d lady sabi cry! maybe she fit get a gig as professional crya for funerals!

  54. frankie

    May 22, 2013 at 7:36 am

    Well its very Obvious that she didn’t come to get a place in the competition,because from the look on her face after the judges gave their verdict it was like”ok tnk u, I didn’t expect to enter but I just wanted to show my face” to me it was all an act.

  55. @_deyemi

    May 22, 2013 at 10:49 am

    Loooooooooooool…. u guys wanna get me fired!

  56. Ochuko

    May 22, 2013 at 5:11 pm

    This my company blocked staff from watching vidz on youtube, but i will still laugh sha, the comments are so funny.

  57. lol

    May 22, 2013 at 5:19 pm

    Ouch! ye! my tummy is paining me oh. el oh el

  58. Adaeze

    May 22, 2013 at 6:13 pm

    I really felt sorry for her! She was missing her mother…. I guess she felt this was the best way she could honour her mom.

  59. Sue

    May 26, 2013 at 9:38 am

    I don die!!!!! What kind of life is dis? So dis girl’s family could not discourage her . D world is really coming to an end!!!!

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