I’m alive and healthy – Actress Ngozi Ezeonu denies death rumour

Ngozi Ezeonu

Veteran Nollywood actress, Ngozi Ezeonu has denied reports that she is dead.

The actress took to her Instagram account to share a video that addresses the rumour.

She explained that her previous post where she posted a candle was a tribute to a friend she recently lost.

Ezeonu lamented that bloggers will take that to push out the narrative that she is died.

The thespian cautioned people against spreading death rumours without proof and confirmation.

She said, “I lost a very close friend of mine, I posted a candle, a half-burnt candle and they now put my picture on that candle and everybody is saying that I died.

“It is wrong. I am alive and healthy, please.

“In journalism, what you do when in doubt is you leave out. If you cannot get across to the person to at least confirm the story, you don’t post.

“Don’t do that, please. Don’t try it again. This is a new year, why would anybody want to hurt each other just because they want people to follow them?”

Ngozi Ezeonu is a veteran actress popular for her portrayal of mother roles in Nollywood movies.

The thespian has featured in more than 150 films including ‘Nneka The Pretty Serpent’ and ‘Glamour Girls’, among others.