Former Big Brother Africa star, Uti Nwachukwu, was recently attacked by many online after reports of him begging American actress, Taraji Henson, also known as Cookie in the popular series, Empire, was revealed online.
Fans and followers were angry following his move and wondered what could have lead to taking a step like that.
Uti in a chat with Sunday Scoop, however, denied the claims that he wanted help from the actress, stated that the post was nothing serious.
According to him, he is a fan of Cookie and as a frequent user of the social media, he makes a lot of comments on people’s post and his post are not devoid of jokes.
“It was a joke; people should not take it seriously. I always make silly comments on Cookie’s Instagram page. People are free to say whatever they want to say. I am just a fan of Cookie. I comment a lot online and I joke with my loved ones and friends.”
Most of his critics have blasted him for the joke as he also regularly rants about social media beggars and does not hesitate to show his disdain towards them.