Jaiye Kuti, a popular Yoruba Nollywood actress, has responded to critics who disagreed with her views on veteran movie stars begging fans for financial support.
In a video that went viral, Jaiye Kuti expressed her disapproval of the trend, stating that it tarnishes the reputation of the Nollywood community. Her comments sparked mixed reactions, with some colleagues considering her remarks disrespectful. In a follow-up video, Jaiye Kuti clarified her stance, emphasizing that her message was directed towards those who want to exploit the industry’s name through begging.
She mentioned that she has used her social media platform to seek help for others and urged those who are healthy not to engage in public begging, reserving that for those who are genuinely in need.