Model Oluchi Tackles Temi Otedola for Proclaiming Self L’Oréal’s 1st African Ambassador: “I Was”

Model Oluchi Tackles Temi Otedola for Proclaiming Self L’Oréal’s 1st African Ambassador: “I Was”

  • Nigerian international model Oluchi Onweagba buzzed the internet as she came after Temi Otedola
  • Legit.ng previously reported that the billionaire heiress announced that she was the first digital African ambassador for L'Oréal
  • In a recent update, the veteran beauty star came forward to set the records straight as she shared proof that she achieved the feat before Temi

Nigerian supermodel Oluchi Onweagba has called out Temi Otedola for claiming to be the first L'Oréal Paris ambassador from Nigeria and Africa.

Legit.ng reported that Temi recently celebrated her 28th birthday and was named the global influencer and face of L'Oreal, the world's leading cosmetics brand, focusing on accessible luxury.

Model Oluchi tackles Temi Otedola
Model Oluchi trashed Temi Otedola over her claims on deal with L'Oréal. Credit: @temiotedola, @oluchi1
Source: Instagram

While sharing her feat with fans, the billionaire heiress claimed she was the brand's first digital African ambassador.

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Not long after, Oluchi argued on her Instagram page that Temi was trying to rewrite and erase history. According to her she was the first Nigerian model to serve the foreign brand. 

The M-Net "Face of Africa" star presented documentation to back up her claim. 

Oluchi pointed out that she was the legitimate owner of the achievement but was not one to make too much noise about such records.

Throwing shades at the young beauty influencer, she wrote:

"LEGITIMATE TBT FIRST NIGERIAN REMAINS FIRST FOREVER. NOT A LOUD SPEAKER, BUT COUNT ON ME TO SHOW YOU ALL RECEIPTS."

See her post below:

Oluchi Onweagba spurs reactions online 

Oluchi's post quickly stirred different opinions as netizens pointed out her error. Legit.ng compiled the reactions below:

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eroticvillang:

"Omg the word DIGITAL WAS LITERALLY IN HER CAPTION…rest abeg."

ngozi_omezi:

"No shades but Oluchi is the mother that mothered their mother lady is gold in her own lane,please Temi put some respect."

ricaregie:

"But I thought she meant first digital ambassador? Maybe I don’t understand English again."

big_namejuls:

"Oluchi we love you, respect, but she clearly said digital ambassador, you were clearly a model for the brand or probably an ambassador but not a digital ambassador. don’t knock her down or throw shades for stating her achievements, I thought it was women supporting women You’re bigger than this please."

okama_elizabeth:

"Oh yea madam oluchi, sure we all know your Steeze but she said 1st digital, just congratulate her for doing Africa proud."

tarasthrifts:

"Is it only me seeing that she also wrote first Nigerian to be representing the brand not only in Africa but also on a global stage? Seems a lot of people didn't read the whole caption. It is well o."

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Temi Otedola makes authoritative declaration for 2024

Meanwhile, Temi Otedola shared her plans for the new year, as everyone does at the start of the year.

The lifestyle influencer declared her intention to seize control and make the most of her situation in 2014.

However, many who came across her dedicated post reacted differently to her bold statement.

Proofreading by Nkem Ikeke, journalist and copy editor at Legit.ng.

Source: Legit.ng

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Chinasa Afigbo (Editor) Chinasa Afigbo is a pop culture/music journalist and content writer with over four years of experience in other mainstream media organisations, including Vanguard Media and Guardian Life. She holds a degree in Information Management Technology from the Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO). She also moved on to pursue courses in writing & media communications. Chinasa has also been published in other Intl journals, like The African Report. Reach her at: chinasa.afigbo@corp.legit.ng.

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