Mercy Aigbe Blasts ThisDay Style Magazine For Excluding Yoruba Actors In ‘Nollywood’s Best Dressed’
Mercy Aigbe who is obviously one of the most fashionable actresses in Nollywood has defended Yoruba actors in respect to their omission on ThisDay Style’s “Nollywood Best Dressed” cover story.
The beautiful actress took to her instagram account to call out the lifestyle magazine, saying “they won’t want to stain their magazine with a ‘razz’, ‘local’ yoruba actor”
Read her full post and check the cover of ThisDay Style below;
“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? …..is 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’ ….ߘ۰ߘ۰ߘ۰ߘ۰ߘ۰ߘ۰ߘ۰ߘ۰ߘ۰ߘ۰ߘ۰ߘۀʤ*|ى”
See the cover below;