Ghanaian actress Ama K. Abebrese has received backlash from fans after she commented on Ghanaian celebrities fighting to get paid to endorse alcoholic brands and betting companies.
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In a tweet she wrote;
Nigerian youths are fighting to #EndSARS #EndSWAT & end #PoliceBrutality for their Human Rights. In Ghana, some celebrities are fighting to be paid to promote alcohol and sports betting to youths as a ‘Human Rights’ issue. Everyone has a right to protest what matters to them.
The post didn’t go down well with a section of her followers as they hit back at her.
On Facebook, Kojo Kese wrote – Senseless post! Same Naija celebrities are also Ambassadors for what you’re against!
Flex K Germain wrote – You are not serious 😂
Ernest Ernnie Agyapong wrote – Always trying to bring people down so they’ll shine go and say it in their faces
Kobby Han-son wrote – have u ever attended any even organized by an alcoholic beverage or had a sponsorship from any alcoholic beverage in your media Nd movie profession? Don’t let us play the double standard cards.
Pascal Venkumwin Issaka wrote – useless post I’ve read from you so far, are the Nigerian celebs not brand ambassadors for alcoholic beverages and betting companies? I thought you had some enlightenment and will mind your business but the blood of the typical Ghanaian is in you. If you can’t support them, better shut up.
Jamal De S. Khode wrote – whiles your other female celebrities are helping people to meet their dreams and making impossible life possible for others, u are always on social media waiting for people to say “they will chop someone”, so that u write long essay like both the new n old testament combined. madam knower ayekoo…
She however found support on Twitter, where majority of her commenters agreed with her assertion.
@AfrehVincent wrote – Ama your tweet deserves to be framed. I award you this for such intellectual reasoning. ✌
@izake_tetteh – Don’t mind them kraa…
@Adom_Official – Just for their parochial selfish interest
Story by Yaw Boadu-Ayeboafoh || Twitter: @NYB_LIVE