In News by Oluwaseun Samuel on the 28th, September, 2020

‘I Am Sorry’ – Kunle Afolayan Begs Actor, Mike Ezuruonye

'I Am Sorry' - Kunle Afolayan Begs Actor, Mike Ezuruonye

Mike Ezuruonye and Kunle Afoloyan

Mike Ezuruonye and Kunle Afoloyan


Fashionable filmmaker, Kunle Afolayan, has apologized after widespread actor, Mike Ezuruonye known as him out over a misunderstand.


Afoloyan mentioned he was merely misunderstood him.


“Whereas I didn’t see my harmless response to an indicting submit by a random IG follower as able to additional hurting my buddy and colleague, Mike Ezuruonye, to be labelled a tribalist in retaliation could be very unlucky,” says Afolayan.

“Truthfully, I used to be misunderstood,” the filmmaker says whereas shedding gentle on the matter.


“My response, which was relatively spontaneous, was to chide the IG follower who seemed to be reporting the actor to me. And I merely requested (in Yoruba) how all of that was my enterprise. It was like saying ‘when did I develop into an officer of the regulation’. Clearly, my colleague took the context of my submit wrongly and angrily accused me of tribalism.

“I have no idea what gave beginning to such misrepresentation. Nevertheless, whereas I’m well-known for residing and selling every little thing that my custom stands for as a Yoruba man, I’ve maintained a mutual friendship with individuals of different extractions, Igbos particularly. It’s subsequently not within the curiosity of each of us (Mike Ezuruonye and I) to politicise our emotion with tribal colouration. For me, that is undeserving of our different associates, and goes to offend the sensibility of real relationships now we have every cultivated with individuals of different tribes.”


On how he has been selling inter-tribal relationships by his works, Afolayan says the details are there for all to see.

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“The beliefs are mirrored within the themes and plots of my films, a few of which embrace; The Figurine, The Bridge, Telephone Swap, Omugwo, and Roti.”


The filmmaker says he has provided an olive department on the matter. “I’ve instructed Mike ‘I’m sorry’ since he discovered my submit offensive. I’m additionally apologising to anybody who additionally could have seen issues from his viewpoint. Ire o.”

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