Actress Genevieve Says ‘Women Live in Constant Fear of Men’ & Nigerians Are Not Happy About Her Comment

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The actress has since come under fire for the choice of words used in her tweet.

On Sunday, May 31, 2020, popular Nollywood actress Genevieve Nnaji took to social media to react to the recent killings of two Nigerian women by the police and unknown bandit.

Last week saw two separate acts of violence perpetuated against two young Nigerian women – Tina Ezekwe who was killed by a police officer and Vera Uwaila Omozuwa., who was raped and murdered inside a church in the University of Benin.

Actress Genevieve Nnaji

Reacting to the tragic incidents via her Twitter page, actress Genevieve was critical of those – both men– responsible for the crime and called for justice on behalf of the victims.

“They either abuse their power, or have the power to abuse. In or out of uniform, we live in constant fear of men. Tina Ezekwe. Vera Omozuwa. Rest In Peace my darlings. We will get justice,” she wrote.

However, the movie star has since come under heavy fire from social media users for saying that “women live in constant fear of men”

Genevieve was slammed repeatedly by the online community for generalizing the issue, with some fearful that her words risk igniting a different hate campaign against men.

See for yourself below:

https://twitter.com/Alirabxz/status/1267119591714676737

Photo Credit: Instagram

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