It was all jokes, we awarded Bobrisky ‘Best Dressed Female’ to promote the movie – Actress Eniola Ajao (Video)

Popular Nollywood actress, Eniola Ajao, has spoken amidst the recent controversies on the movie premiere of her first cinematic film, Beast of two worlds (Ajakaju).

The movie, which was held on March 24 became one of the trending conversation online after the organizers of the event announced popular crossdresser Bobrisky as the best dressed ‘female’.

Many celebrities like Dayo Amusa and lots more took to their social media pages as they criticized the decision of the judges and announcer, Femi Adebayo, sparking outrage online.

However, Eniola Ajao cleared up the air during her recent interview with Arise news, revealing that the award was given to Bobrisky to promote her movie coming up on cinema on Friday, March 29.

According to Eniola, the choice was made to garner attention and generate buzz around the premiere. She emphasized that it was a deliberate move aimed at boosting the film’s visibility and attracting more viewers.

She furthered that Bobrisky was given the award, ‘Best dressed female’ because he is a controversial person.

In her words, “It was all jokes. We just want to have fun. We want people to talk about the movie. My team and I decided that it needed to be in the faces of people.”

“So we decided to give the Best Dressed Female award to Bobrisky since he has always been a very controversial person. At the end of the day, people started talking about it but some people are not happy.”

“They started calling out Femi Adebayo who presented the award. He just presented it, it wasn’t his idea, he was not part of the judges. Nigerians shouldn’t slam him, please”.

Watch the video below:

Social media users shared their thoughts as they flooded comment section. Some reactions are shown below:

cuteypearlofficial said, “This where critical thinking comes in, pay people to do that , u no agree only u want do 10 people work .all for ur movie , cause you want to hear top on Netflix ,u gave bob more fame 😂😂😂😂, sense is far from people I dnt even knw the name of the movie 🍿, am not even interested cause it was all about bob😂😂😂😂”.

oluwa__tomi_ said, “Anyway the movie no still trend 😂 I don’t even know name of the movie”.

nostresslucky said, “Just say she was the best dressed, saying “its just jokes” is very cruel”.

ayodele_ee said, “Controversial gone wrong 😂😂😂😂😂 Table ti daaru 😂”.

ninuoola said, “They need to learn from people who actually understand this showbiz business, bad publicity isn’t going to sell your market… mind what you force in people’s faces, yes!!! We will talk, deliberate about it but will it sell your market?”

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