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Funke Akindele Criticizes Colleague Amidst Movie Promotion Challenges

Renowned Nollywood actress, Funke Akindele has taken to her social media page to throw a subtle shade at a fellow colleague in the movie industry, prompting speculation that the intended recipient might be Toyin Abraham.

Prior to Funke Akindele’s comment, Toyin Abraham had made a veiled statement that it was difficult for her to promote her Netflix film, “Ijakumo: The Born Again Stripper,” because of her support for BAT during the election.

According to her, As a result of her political affiliation, Toyin Abraham faced obstacles while attempting to generate buzz and publicity for her film.

However, the 45-year-old ever-spoken Funke Akindele, clapped back at the shade issuing a cautionary message via her Instagram page.

She further advised the individual in question to desist from coveting others’ successes for selfish purposes.

She also emphasized that the sky is vast enough for every bird to strive and achieve their own sustenance, implying that the room is wide enough for everyone’s success and for everyone willing to put in the effort.


The mother of two also implored her unnamed colleague to refrain from envy and hate, but rather appreciate and pray for her own opportunities to arise.

Funke wrote, “Chop your own and I chop my own. The sky is big for every bird wey fit hustle to fly and chop their own.

“No dey look another man own for evil. You fit admire and pray for your own to come but no dey envy. Na waste of energy.”

As of now, neither Funke Akindele nor Toyin Abraham has made any public statements to clarify or respond to the incident, leaving fans and industry observers to draw their own conclusions.

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