Blackmail is not something new in the lives of socialites, celebrities and other influential personalities. The popular Nigerian music star Tiwa Savage has recently raised an alarm about unnamed persons threatening to leak her adult video clips. She added that the person is trying to blackmail her for his personal gain. This has elicited mixed reactions, especially across social media platforms. Many fans and supporters of the musician tried to cheer her up while others criticize her for recording adult videos despite the fact that she is a mother. Maryam Booth who happens to be a popular Kannywood actress also had a similar experience with blackmailers. There are possible lessons for Tiwa Savage from the Hausa actress's experience.
How Maryam Booth Handled The Situation
In case the blackmailers proceeded to publicize the adult video clips, Tiwa Savage will need constant emotional support due to the huge reaction the clips may attract from the public as a result of her status. When Maryam Booth private videos were leaked, she did not allow people to define her by her actions in the video. She continued engaging with people on social media as if nothing happened. To some extent, some people accused her of leaking the videos herself.
Many celebrities including artists and movie stars publicly showered her with support and love. This helped in easing her emotional trauma and provided the actress with confirmation that she has a lot of influential people to count on. What may normally attract criticisms to her was turned into free publicity to the actress.
Tiwa Savage can bank on this factor in case the blackmailers proceeded to publicize her adult video clips. Tiwa Savage has millions of fans and supporters across the social media platforms, this can be used to her advantage.
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Considering the gravity of the situation, Tiwa Savage can alternatively report the situation to the relevant authorities for proper investigation. This will give her the opportunity to expose the said person and ensure that he or she faces the full wrath of the law.
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