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Entertainment of Monday, 23 January 2023


Burna Boy gives journalist $2k to replace her damaged camera

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Self acclaimed African Giant Burna Boy has reportedly given a female journalist more than $2000 equivalent to 921,000 naira to replace a camera she broke while hurrying to interview him.

A Twitter user with the handle @HipHopMin5, stated that an intern in Paris broke her camera in her quest to interview Burna Boy.

HipHopMin5 said Burna Boy immediately instructed his accountant to give the lady money to replace the smashed camera when he noticed it.

He wrote: "While in Paris today a young Journalist on internship mistakenly smashed her “Panasonic GH6” Camera worth over $2000 dollars while rushing to interview Burna Boy. The African giant noticed this and asked his accountant to give the Journalist some money to get a new Camera.❤️????????"

The Grammy Award winner's deed sparked discussions among social media users who thought the musician did it to appear nice and win over foreigners.

Read some below:

NikkiBillzz: "He will do anything to please the foreigners to collect awards and sell records. But if it were a Nigerian Journalist, he won't look at his side or even smash the camera more with his boot ????"

LIFTOFFTV_ng: "If na Nigeria here he go use him wembley play the journalist join. Hypocrisy at its highest level odogwu una"

IgweSunday_nam: "Get a life mma. Burna is from Nigeria but he's not a Nigerian artist. From his record label, tours and so many businesses of his are not in Nigeria. You're hating on him, come dey find humility"

thisusernosend2: "Make una no sha tear burna shirt o everybody dey cap anyhow better save that energy for something meaningful this year"

odieari: "Wow so touching. Nigeria media no go carry dis one oo nh Burna boy don beat person dem de fine to announce"

See tweet here