Popular Yoruba Nollywood actor, Kolawole Ajeyemi, received criticism after he recorded himself crying to express his sadness over the death of his fellow actor, Murphy Afolabi.
Afolabi unfortunately passed away after slipping and falling in the bathroom, just nine days after celebrating his 49th birthday. This tragic event has deeply saddened the Nollywood community.
The actor took to his Instagram page to share a video of himself crying while listening to music by Tope Alabi in the background.
“End of Road 🕊️🕊️ good night Murphy 💔💔 Black Sunday. Aye Asan 😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭,” he wrote.
Watch the video below;
Kolawole Ajeyemi’s emotional video received mixed responses, with some people criticizing him for appearing ignorant during Murphy Afolabi’s 49th birthday celebration but then publicly mourning his death.
See some reactions below:
Opaluwacheneme wrote: “No where I your page that you wish in happy birthday for him to see why this ? He can’t see this”
Mynameisashabi penned: “U crying and recording???”
Tbounce_ stated: “E do birthday, u no post m, death day, you dey cry😒
Crying and recording??? 😒”
Olamipo_akinehin wrote: “Crazy how most of these celebrities didn’t post him on his birthday but posting pictures and crying videos everywhere after his death.what a life💔.”
Don_yemighty noted: “Good acting bro… you deserve BON Awards”