Seems like Nigerians have completely lost their chill when it comes to seeing their favourite celebrities doing the ‘unusual’. Though many call the attacks hypocritical, others have seen the need to criticize Yoruba actress, Kemi Afolabi for what seems to be an inappropriate attire.
The Muslim screen goddess has suffered a backlash on her Instagram page after uploading a picture of her wearing a swimsuit in Dubai.
With a speed of light, some Nigerians who were uncomfortable grabbed their keypads and poured out their hearts, expressing disapproval over her choice of attire while others who saw the beauty in it did likewise. See reactions below:
If you must know, Kemi Afolabi who was born on the 28th of April in Lagos. She is a Nigerian actress, film producer, and a scriptwriter that features in indigenous Yoruba movies. She hails from Ogun state, southwest Nigeria and attended her primary and secondary education at A-Z International School and Our Lady of Apostles School, respectively. Kemi graduated from University of Lagos with a degree in Law, LL.B (Hons).
She has featured in many movies such as Tijo Terin, Oyinade, Ebitani, Oro Abere and many others. Kemi got married to her husband who is based in UK and they have a daughter, Darasimi Adesipe. The beautiful actress who recently added her husband’s name, Adesipe to her Instagram profile has shown how talented she is when it comes to acting.
Kemi won the Best Yoruba Actress of the Year at City People Awards and the Most Prominent Actress award at the Odua Image Awards in 2016. She was also given the award for Best Yoruba Movie producer of the year at the City People Awards.
What are your thoughts on Kemi Afolabi Adesipe’s bikini photo and the backlash received from Nigerians on social media on the grounds of religious sentiments and cultural upbringing? Are their criticisms justified? Kindly let us know your opinion in the comment section below and don’t forget to share.