- Huddah Monroe has reacted to the 2020 Forbes 30 under 30 list
- The Kenya socialite and beauty entrepreneur spared no words in rubbishing the list
- According to Monroe, recognition from Forbes is based on connection now and one's hard work
While many people dream of becoming successful and recognized for what they do, it appears Huddah Monroe may be over this as she is all about making money and achieving her set goals.
In a recent post which she shared on her Snapchat account, the Kenyan socialite and beauty entrepreneur reacted to the recently released Forbes 30 under 30, 2020 list and she made it known she is not impressed.
She rubbished the list stating that she used to dream of being on Forbes list until she saw the recently released list. She also added that getting on it was no longer by hard work but by connections.
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In her words: "What a bullsh1t award. Recognition from these people depends on connections. Not your hard work! Set your goals for yourself and achieve them. Don't ever think these lists determine your success! Otherwise you'll cry all your life."
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Forbes Magazine has made it a tradition to celebrate these youths through the 30 under 30 list and we are glad to note that quite a number of Nigerians made the list.
To celebrate their sixth anniversary, Forbes Africa curated a 30 under 30 list that comprises of talented Africans who have made an impact in different industries ranging from sports, entertainment, fashion, business and more.
A number of Nigerians made the cut including celebrity disk jockey, DJ Cuppy, musicians Mr Eazi and Patoranking, celebrity stylist Swanky Jerry, footballer Asisat Oshoala and more.
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Meanwhile, popular Nigerian author, known for his controversial points, Reno Omokri, a while ago, dropped another nugget for his fans and followers on social media. The controversial author advised people to work smart.
The author shared a post talking about hard-work on the popular micro-blogging platform, Twitter. He noted that hard work does not pay and it is not necessarily a virtue. Omokri said even though hard-work is good, it is not advisable. He advised people to work smart rather than hard.
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