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Singer Seyi Shay dragged on Twitter for criticizing Nigerian idol contestant

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Nigerian recording artiste, Seyi Shay has been called out for making a mockery of a Nigerian idol contestant.

According to Seyi Shay, the 17-year-old contestant identified as Ayo Torrus can never succeed as a professional artiste. She mentioned this at the ongoing Nigerian Idol audition, which aired on Sunday, March 28.

The music reality show’s 6th season kicked off on Sunday, March 14, 2021, with Seyi Shay, DJ Sose and Obi Asika as judges.

She was unimpressed by his performance and told him he will do well as a songwriter, not a singer because he’s a ‘terrible’ performer.

”Somebody lied to you.

Somebody told you to come here and audition.

You should go back and tell them that they aren’t your friend because that was not a good audition.

You have a sweet-talking voice and it comes out in your singing voice, but your performance is terrible.

You are never going to make money from being a singer. I love you, you are so sweet, but you are not a singer. You are not a singer.

For songwriting, hit me up, we could talk, but that singing is not going to work. Sorry Darling”she said

Ayo Torrus, Nigerian Idol teenage boy condemned by Seyi Shay speaks

The youngster, Ayo Torrus also reacted.
Torrus quoted the tweet showing the video and wrote;
“This broke me Emotionally and Psychologically, but God got me!!!”

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Here is the video.

The music star’s comments didn’t sit well with a lot of Nigerians as she was dragged on Twitter for being aggressive towards the teenager.

Here are some of the reactions by Nigerians on Twitter over Seyi Shay’s comments.

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