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Deyemi Okanlawon gets into trouble with Genevieve Nnaji for making a joke of the WSW challenge

Nollywood legendary actress and producer, Genevieve Nnaji has berated actor Deyemi Okanlawon for making a joke of of the women supporting women challenge.

Deyemi first posted a black and white edited photo of himself as a woman and captioned it with the “Challenge accepted” Hashtag.

He went further to post same photos of Donjazzy, Uti Nwachukwu, Nosa Rex and others. See them below…

Deyemi also posted the image below with the caption;

“While I know how much we need some laughter in these times I still feel the responsibility to find ways to bring to light the causes dear to my heart and that I am very passionate about – equal rights and the true empowerment of women. Special thanks to all the men who are committed to same
Excerpt from @news18live… But while the challenge on Instagram is new, the network is a very-much real, very strong entity offline. Women in patriarchal societies have always been pitted against each other to make them feel as if every other women was in a competition against them. It takes years of unlearning this toxic practice to see and recognize women as other, actual individual beings instead of someone you’re constantly trying to one-up.

Then women build strong networks, or stepping up for other women, of calling out sexism when it happens to someone else, but most importantly for establishing a safe space, with other women. The network tells you, “I’m here for you.” And sometimes, that’s all women have ever really needed: the support of other women.”

However, Deyemi’s jokes didn’t go down well with Genevieve Nnaji who took to the comment section in a now deleted post (Deleted by Deyemi) to berate him.

Gift Adene

Gift Adene is an Entertainment and Society News writer, a Chronicler of celebrities and King of Rumor Has it. Gift holds a BSC in Computer Science and MSC in Information and Communications Technology. He is a Machine Learning and Data Science enthusiast, a ProBlogger, Digital Marketer and social media savvy. Gift loves Python Programming Language, HTML, CSS and JavaScript. Address: 64 Igbeyin adun Nigeria.

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