Singer Ayra Starr has come under fire from Nigerian filmmaker Samuel Olatunji, often known as Sam Olatunji, for her apologies to the late singer King Sunny Ade.
Gossipinfo reported hours ago that Ayra Starr was dragged online over her disrespect to King Sunny Ade at the Heineken Afrozons Pre-Grammy Party on Friday night.
In the viral video, Ayra Starr who was in her unusual skimpy outfit, snubbed Burna Boy’s mother as she embraced a woman sitting beside her. Ayra went on to greet KSA while standing and shook hands with him.
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Her disrespectful behavior led to backlash and Ayra Starr took to her Twitter page to tender a deep apology, referring to him as her uncle and explaining herself.
Ayra noted how she can’t be disrespectful to her elders as she is a proper Yoruba girl.
Reacting to it, Sam Olatunji slammed her for referring to him as her uncle.
“Why would Ayra Starr refer to King Sunny Ade as ‘Uncle’ nau?”.
Actress Yvonne Jegede, defending states that probably she didn’t know who he was. She wrote, “No way. She definitely didn’t know who he is”.
Sam Olatunji replied, “Believe me that’s my conclusion too”.