Mercy Aigbe calls out Thisday Style; See why

Mercy Aigbe calls out Thisday Style; See why

Mfonobong Akpan

Earlier today, ThisDay Style published its list of Best Dressed Stars at the recently concluded 2016 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards (AMVCA), but excluded actress, Mercy Aigbe Gentry from the list.

Mercy Aigbe (AMVCA)

This didn’t go unnoticed by the actress, who took to IG alleging that the media house refuses to acknowledge Yoruba actors.

Below is what she wrote:

“Hey Fam….so I just came back from church and decided to check IG only for me to see plenty tags on a particular pix posted by @thisdaystyle …..I read pple’s comments asking why Mercy isn’t on the cover and at first I wanted to waka pass, but on a second thought I decided to talk about it, cos it’s been an issue dat has lingered for too long!…….I thought to myself why didn’t Mercy make the cover of @thisdaystyle best dressed list?…. Has @thisdaystyle ever featured a yoruba actor on their cover?………are yoruba movies not part of nollywood? … Nollywood not supposed to mean home grown Nigerian movies? …..hmmmmm I am very sure they didn’t coz, they won’t want to STAIN their cover with a ‘RAZZ’ ‘LOCAL’ yoruba actor!….Yes I am razz, Yes I am local and Yes I am a Yoruba actor!…..No I refuse to speak ur almighty English with fake British or American accent!….Because I’ll always remain true to myself!…I am ME ….Proud Benin Woman, Proud Ijesha’s wife and above all proud Nigerian. …And just in case e still dey be una like dream ‘LOCAL TI TAKE OVER’ ….😛😛😛😛😛😛😛😛😛😛😛😛”


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