Popular Nollywood actress Mercy Johnson was seen talking about domestic abuse in an interview with BBC pidgin news, according to a recent video shared by Nigerian comedienne Anita Alaire Afoke, also known as Real Warri Pikin. The actress discussed what someone should do if they are being physically abused in a relationship, which is a type of domestic violence.
Physical abuse was only acknowledged as one type of domestic violence by Mercy Johnson. “Domestic violence is not limited to just physical abuse,” one fan said in response to the video, “it also includes emotional and verbal abuse, which is very bad in my opinion.”
To which Mercy Johnson herself replied, “@shitta_mufasa I agree. The verbal abuse ehhh. abuse is abuse”.
See the screenshots of Mercy Johnson in the video below.
Read the screenshots of reactions from Mercy Johnson arguing with fans below.