- BBNaija star Erica has spoken about what will happen to TikTok sensation, Khaby Lame, if he was a Nigerian citizen
- Erica replied an inquisitive fan who asked the question about Khaby and his extraordinary rise to fame on social media
- The reality star said Nigerians would have attempted to pull him down over irrelevant issues, and fans have reacted to her comments
Big Brother Naija (BBNaija) Lockdown edition star, Erica Ngozi Nlewedim, has made a thought-provoking statement about the popular Italian TikToker, Khaby Lame.
Khaby came to prominence on social media after his seamless myth-busting of life hacks and his famous shrug videos hit the internet. He makes the videos without saying a word.
The 21-year-old Italian is one of the biggest content creators in the world at the moment with over 54 million followers on TikTok alone.
A curious Nigerian had pointed out that Khaby was one of the biggest content creators at the moment and Erica had something to add. She replied:
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"If he was Nigerian they would try to pull him down cos he didn't suffer enough and he is not even working hard enough."
See the exchange between Erica and the fan below:
Nigerians have reacted to Erica's comments and most of them agreed with her.
Legit.ng captured some of their reactions below:
"This guy doesn’t say a word and he gets paid in millions after he lost his job Omo what God has planned for your life, no human can’t tarnish it."
"Nobody will pull him down… you can never decide for your final consumer what to consume. Validation comes with numbers and the type of content you are creating. Be creative and nobody will pull you down."
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"For real.he literally doesn’t talk.A legend."
"And he’ll be in efcc office to explain how he got 53m followers when he’s not a yahoo boy."
"Swears you must not suffer to make it but Nigerians always have an “I suffered a lot “ story."
"She’s right 100% ... he no even fit blow for Nigeria not to talk of going global."
Erica calls out 'bad belle' Nigerians for unfollowing her
BBNaija star, Erica Nlewedim lamented on social media after her Instagram followers reduced.
The reality star initially hit two million followers on Instagram and then it later reduced to 1.9 million followers.
She blasted the 'bad belle' people that unfollowed her on her Instagram story and asked why they complain about bad government.