- Former Blackstars players Michael Essien and Asamoah Gyan have trolled female Ghanaian celebrities who went to the Cardi B 'Meet and Greet' event
- Michael and Asamoah claimed that the word 'celebrity' is being used to describe people who do not qualify to be regarded as such
- Fans and social media users, after watching the footballer's comments, expressed their opinion on the saga
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Popular Ghanaian football stars Michael Essien and Asamoah Gyan have teased Afia Schwar, Sandra Ankobiah and other female celebrities over the Cardi B brouhaha.
According to Michael and Asamoah, some socialites who went to the event paraded themselves as celebrities when they have not reached that status.
In a video call that the two had with Archipalago, they laughed and teased female celebrities involved in the 'Meet and Greet' saga.
"Don't blame them, they all wake up and call themselves celebrity. It is very funny," Michael Essien says while laughing.
"As soon as they talk silly for a week or two and people begin to follow them, then they call themselves celebrity" he added.
Asamoah Gyan on the other hand, laughed through the conversation as he agreed with Michael Essien's comments.
Archipalago, a US-based Ghanaian musician was also involved in the conversation, jabbing the female celebrities.
Fans and social media users, after watching the video, expressed their opinion on Michael and Asamoah's comments:
@iamellamensah had this to say: "Archiii I swear to God you have a bad mouth Eii bra."
@kingmedalmuzik agreed with Michael Essien's comment: "Real talk lol allo celebrities for Gh ."
@kingsrem disagreed with Essien: "We are embarrassed but somehow we still talking about it smh. Celebrity is different for every country. You don’t necessarily have to be known world wide to be considered a celeb in your OWN country."
@natha1717 expressed support for Essien's comment: "Advice dem chairman.... dem dey tk Ghana joke too much."
@issou.amadou.96 commented: "How many donations seff dem to pay homes, children’s hospitals to be called celebrities.Ghana paaaaa."
Deducing from the comment, it is evident that fans are divided over the use of the word, "celebrity" by popular people.
Meanwhile, YEN.com.gh has published a story about Cardi B who followed four Ghanaian stars in Ghana.
Even though she engaged in a brouhaha during her visit to Ghana, Cardi B followed Shatta Wale, Kwesi Arthur, Efia Odo and Akuapem Poloo on Instagram.
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