Iyabo Ojo, a renowned Nigerian actress and a prominent figure in the entertainment industry, recently shared her thoughts and emotions regarding a fan who recreated her exquisite and high-priced look from the prestigious Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards (AMVCA).
The highly anticipated ninth edition of the AMVCA, a significant event in the Nigerian entertainment calendar, unfolded on Saturday, May 20. It served as a platform for numerous Nigerian celebrities to display their elegance and sophistication through their choice of regal and glamorous outfits.
The impact of Iyabo Ojo’s fashion sense was evident as her fans, inspired by her impeccable style, recreated her expensive look from the AMVCA.
Iyabo Ojo, was among the esteemed celebrities who graced the black carpet at the renowned Eko Hotel & Suites for the Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards (AMVCA). The moment she stepped onto the carpet, she mesmerized everyone with her impeccable attire that exuded elegance and allure.
Iyabo Ojo’s ensemble for the evening was a breathtaking black dress adorned with vibrant red and orange feathers, creating a visually striking effect reminiscent of fiery flames.
After coming across the video featuring the satirical recreation of her outfit, the actress found herself in a state of mixed emotions. While she may have appreciated the humor and creativity behind the content creator’s portrayal, there was also a sense of discomfort or dissatisfaction that led her to issue a legal threat against him.
However, the true intent and seriousness of her statement remain ambiguous, as it is unclear whether she genuinely intended to pursue legal action or if it was a playful remark made in response to the video.
In addition to her reaction to the video, the actress also took the opportunity to disclose the astounding cost of the dress she wore to the event. The intricately designed attire was the creation of the renowned stylist Toyin Lawani, who is widely recognized as Tiannah Empire.
The actress revealed that this exquisite garment came with a staggering price tag of $50,000, which equates to approximately N37.5 million in the local currency
The 45-year-old actress reposted the video on her official Instagram page and wrote,
“Please, i need an Idan lawyer, who has Oba lawyers number, i need to sue this guy……… nobody should beg me oooo, we shall meet in court ………. my $50,000 dress, no wayyyyyy”