- US-based comic star Michael Blackson has announced that he is finally going to become an American citizen
- The entertainer indicated that it had been a long time coming and took him 30 long years for this to happen
- Michael Blackson is one of the most successful Ghanaian actors in the American movie industry
US-based Ghanaian entertainer, Michael K Blackson has announced that he is finally to be sworn in as a fully-fledged American citizen after pursuing it for a long time.
In a post sighted by Legit.ng on Instagram, Blackson indicated that it had taken him almost 30 years to see this become a reality.
According to him, he was going to hand over his permanent residency card to swear in front of a judge to become a full citizen of the country he considered the "greatest country" in the world.
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Blackson revealed that he wanted to remain authentic after loving being an African for a long time but he felt getting his US citizenship was the right thing to do.
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He went on to thank the different races of people who came together to make America and thanked them all for accepting him and giving him the chance to entertain them.
The comedian posted his green card and said he was going to give it up soon. His post read in part:
"I’m showing ya this because I have to turn this in back to the U.S immigration today at 10 in Los Angeles . For those who have no idea what this is it’s a green card and now you know a green card is not green lol. I’ve made a living making fun of America and Americans but all jokes aside America is by far the greatest country in the world and that’s why everyone comes here for an opportunity. Today I’m turning in my green card to replace it with an American citizenship certificate."
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Many fans of the entertainer react to the announcement
Fans and followers of Blackson took to the comment section to congratulate him for becoming a US citizen.
"Congrats Mike!! Child support doubles as a citizen."
love_ola_9 jokingly said:
"Congrats unc…They can’t deport us now."
"neega said apply for welfare!!! But ayee congrats my bro, welcome to the other side."
There were many congratulatory messages flowing the way of Michael Blackson.
BBNaija's Pere, Michael and Boma flaunt their blue passports
Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that BBNaija Shine Ya Eye stars Pere, Michael and Boma got Nigerians talking over a video of them on social media.
As the men waited to board a flight to their destination, they decided to show that they are not only Nigerian citizens.
Showing off their blue passports, Pere was heard saying that being a holder of such passport is not easy.