They Didn’t Want Me Looking Too Glamorous: Chimamanda Adichie Releases Photos Rejected by Foreign Magazine

They Didn’t Want Me Looking Too Glamorous: Chimamanda Adichie Releases Photos Rejected by Foreign Magazine

  • Nigerian author Chimamanda Adichie has treated her fans and followers on social media to an array of beautiful pictures
  • The Americannah writer explained that the stunning pictures were rejected by an international magazine because she appeared “too glamourous”
  • Adichie’s fans and supporters flooded the comment section with warm reactions as they gushed over the pictures

Much-loved Nigerian author, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, recently flooded her official Instagram page with a set of stunning pictures.

The author explained that the images should have made the cover page of an international magazine but they were rejected because she was looking “too glamourous’.

Chimamanda Adichie releases photos rejected by foreign magazine
Chimamanda Adichie has shared the photos that were rejected for the cover page of a magazine. Photo: @chimamandadichie
Source: UGC

Adichie wrote:

"It was a cover shoot for an international magazine. Or it was supposed to be. The magazine rejected the photos. They didn't want me 'looking too glamorous,' they said."

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The writer explained further that the cover never happened and as such, she decided to show the world the pictures.

Adichie also made sure to extend her gratitude and appreciation to the glam team that worked with her on the shoot.

Check out the images as sighted on her page below:

Reactions trail Adichie's post

The comment section saw friends, colleagues and fans gushing over the author.

Read some of their remarks below:

yvonnenezy said:

"❤️❤️❤️❤️glamor looks good on you."

nadiameli said:

"Their loss I would say!"

tukemorgan said:

"Your smile is everything."

cliffordenobun said:

"Rejected??? These photos are … grateful for the gift of you Chimamanda."

manufactured_and_machined said:

"What kind of "look" were they expecting anyway? Weren't they aware of your sense of style?"

adriana_giglio said:

"So, they are trying to tell YOU how a powerful woman should look like?"

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omowumi.a said:

"Too glamorous for their front cover? Do they want you to look gloomy? Shine girldazzle them."

Chimamanda Adichie marks 44th birthday in style

Some weeks ago, reported that Chimamanda Adichie added another year to her life on earth and she marked the occasion in style.

Adichie shared a picture of herself in a beautiful pink dress and lovely smiles to celebrate her special day.

Nigerians sent tons of lovely birthday wishes to celebrate the writer and congratulate her on a blissful career.


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