Writer who criticized Adesua Etomi-Wellington's Vogue Magazine cover apologizes

Writer who criticized Adesua Etomi-Wellington's Vogue Magazine cover apologizes

Social media had been set abuzz after popular Nigerian actress Adesua Etomi-Wellington shared the news of her debut appearance on Vogue Magazine.

The star actress had expressed her delight at the opportunity to be featured on such a prestigious publication and recognized as one of the global talents in the world.

Even though many had joined her in celebrating, including her husband Banky W, a particular Nigerian writer had taken to social media to express counter views regarding the magazine feature.

The writer identified as Oluwa-Tosin Silverdam, questioned the reason why the screen diva was looking like a slave, in the midst of the other women that appeared on the cover page. He also expressed gross dissatisfaction at her skin shade which had been toned a dark brown as opposed to her natural color.

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Silverdam went on in his post to pose a question as to why Adesua had been tagged as one of the biggest actresses in Nigeria, by the giant publication.

Reacting to the controversies trailing the cover, the talented celebrity actress took to Twitter, to address her fans. She had simply stated that she did not appreciate people dragging each other on her behalf, stressing that there was no need for for the backlash as she was simply just grateful for the opportunity.

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In a following development, the writer who bashed the actress has now taken to Instagram with a post in which he apologized to the celebrated actress and stated that he was not hating on her, but rather, was simply offering a critique of the cover.

Sharing a collage of the Vogue cover with another magazine cover that she had appeared on, he wondered how the fans could not see the obvious difference in the acting star’s skin color.

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He concluded his post by reiterating that he was disappointed in the publication, but was also a strong lover of Adesua’s work. Silverdam also made sure to add that even though he was not supposed to apologize for airing his opinions, he had decided to do so, in order to clear off the tag of a hater that many had labelled him.

Meanwhile, Legit.ng had previously gathered the report Nollywood actress Omoni Oboli who had taken to social media to show off her three adorable grown up sons. According to the actress, having them translates to having everything for her.

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