Nollywood actress, Adunni Ade has warned business owners to stop using her image to promote their brands without her approval.
Adunni Ade on her Instagram page said, a lot of brands pay her heavily as an influencer and it’s not fair on them if others get the benefits of her brand without any payment.
The award-winning actress wrote on the platform:
“I have something I would like to get off my chest. I buy from a lot of Nigerian brands, emphasis on “BUY” If I happen to buy from you, and we both pretend not to know each other (which isn’t a problem) until after payment has been made on my side, please I beg of you, do not ask for a tag, or a repost. I’m not one of those who look for free handouts for a tag. If I like, I buy.”
The actress added, “I don’t look for free items to help “publicize “or grow your page. I have single-handedly helped a lot of brands grow as well without collecting a dime and also promoting their business which is as my spirit leads. A lot of brands pay me heavy to have me influence for them. I do not think it is fair on them.
“Please note, I don’t like to talk too much. I let “serving” do the talking. I go all the way! I work too hard for my coins now! Let us all know when to play o! DO NOT USE MY IMAGE TO PUBLICIZE YOUR WORK WITHOUT APPROVAL. Peace .”
Adunni Ade has appeared in many blockbuster movies and is regarded as one of the best actress the industry has ever seen.