Iyabo Ojo’s Defense on Social Media
Actress and “The Real Housewives of Lagos” star, Iyabo Ojo, recently took to Instagram to defend herself against accusations of bullying, responding to criticisms stemming from her interactions with her co-stars Faith Morey and Laura Ikeji.
Explanation of On-Screen Behavior
In a live video, Ojo clarified that her behavior depicted in the show was part of a scripted performance aimed at injecting more drama into the series. She attributed her decision to intensify her role in the second season to feedback received after facing low ratings in the initial season.
Apology and Subsequent Clarification
Despite previously issuing an open apology to cast members and those offended by her actions, Iyabo Ojo reiterated that her conduct was driven by the show’s requirement for increased drama. She emphasized the prevalence of such drama in international iterations of the Real Housewives franchise.
Advocating for Contextual Understanding
Ojo encouraged Nigerians to consider the role of drama in reality TV shows, aligning her actions with the demands of such programs and drawing parallels to the nature of similar international reality TV franchises.