- Nigerian singer, Emma Nyra, has reacted to the arrest of popular socialite, Hushpuppi, over alleged fraud
- Nyra said that a lot of people on social media only rejoiced over his arrest because he was oppressing them
- The singer then added that rejoicing over Hushpuppi’s arrest will not put money in their pockets
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The year 2020 has indeed been an interesting one for a whole lot of people and one of the highlights that made serious headlines on social media was the arrest of popular Instagram big boy, Ramon Igbalode Abbas aka Hushpuppi.
Some weeks ago, Hushpuppi was arrested by the Dubai police and FBI for his alleged involvement in cyber-crime.
His arrest led to a wave of reactions on social media with many people rejoicing that he had finally been apprehended. Those who did not rejoice at his arrest however praised him and said that he was a hustler. Others stayed on the fence and said that people should not be quick to judge.
Well, popular Nigerian singer, Emma Nyra, recently took to social media via her Twitter page to react to the Hushpuppi saga.
The music star was of the opinion that a lot of people rejoiced over Hushpuppi’s arrest because they were oppressed by him.
According to her, rejoicing over Hushpuppi’s downfall would not put money in their pockets. Tweeting further, Nyra said that she is tired of reading bad news about somebody else and that she is going to hustle for herself.
See her tweet below:
In a subsequent post, the singer asked why people love bad things and why they could not celebrate good news. Nyra said that she was not defending anybody’s bad behavior but urged people to stop celebrating the downfall of others.
See her tweet below:
Emma's tweets led to her defending herself after she was called out by others who felt she was defending fraud.
Dami Elebe said that there was a difference between being glad that a criminal was arrested and rejoicing over one's downfall. Emma then retorted that she was only confused by how those who asked Hushpuppi for money also seemed to be the ones happy about his arrest.
See their exchange below:
In other news, Legit.ng reported that Nigerians took to social media to mock another social media big boy, Mompha, after Hushpuppi was arrested and extradited to the US.
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