Fake pregnancies and brides: Eric Omondi’s publicity stunts that have angered Kenyans
When Eric Omondi posted an image with a seemingly pregnant Miss P, an upcoming musician, many were split on whether this was true or the latest in a long line of publicity stunts. In the end it turned out to be a stunt, and attracted furious reactions online.
The funnyman has graced our screens with hilarious skits for over a decade now. The Big Tyme Entertainment CEO built his name in the comedy industry and even dubbed himself the 'President of Comedy Africa'.
On social media, Eric has garnered millions of followers and comes in second as the most followed Kenyan on Instagram with 3.6million followers, after actress Lupita Nyongo who has a nine million following.
However, despite his popularity, a section of netizens feels the comedian has, in the recent past, staged public stunts that have not gone down well with his fans.
Some have even named him a serial clout chaser seeking to remain relevant in the comedy industry.
His latest stunt being on Monday, November 1, when he posted a baby bump photoshoot with Miss P.
Taking to his Instagram, Eric said he met the artiste five months ago, got her pregnant, and promised to take responsibility, which caused an uproar among fans.
"I met this Beautiful Woman 5 months ago in an event I was hosting. Whatever happened happened and I promised her I would take every Responsibility. Children are a blessing from God," said Eric as he posed with Miss P holding her seemingly photo shopped baby bump.
Most celebrities found the video disturbing and expressed their disbelief in the comment section.
"Mr. President…Your Highness bro…Eric… I'm worried about you.. unaona najua kazi ni kazi lakini it looks like you're enjoying this too much," wrote singer Gilad Millo.
"What did I just watch Eric," commented singer Tanasha Donna.
"Call me… We need to talk," said Nameless.
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