Kannywood Actress, Maryam Booth Accuses Ex-boyfriend, Deezell of Blackmail After Her Nude Video Got Leaked
Last week, February 7, a nude video of popular Hausa actress, Maryam Booth went viral on social media.
The less than “5 seconds” clip showed Maryam naked, trying to stop the person from making a video.
The video however was leaked to Twitter and has ignited lots of reaction. Some suggested that her ex boyfriend, Ibrahim Ahmad Rufai popularly known as Deezell must have leaked the video.
However, Deezell released a statement on social media debunking the allegations.
After his statement, Maryam Booth broke her silence over the matter. In a statement she made to Newsmen; Booth accused Deezell of blackmailing her with the video a few times. She stated that the singer on multiple occasions threatened to release the video unless she gave him money.
However, as the matter are not exactly clear, Maryam Booth said investigations are still going on and may require legal actions when they are sure of the culprit.
In her words;
“I am aware of the current trends and media outrage regarding the unfortunate leaked video, purported to be me, released via number of social media platforms, and viewed by thousands of people so far,” she said.
“Initially, I wanted to keep mute until security agencies concluded their forensic research and investigation.
“The recent statement from someone, in person of Ibrahim Ahmad Rufai, popularly known as Deezell, leaves me with no choice but to break the silence. As a woman, actress and role model I will not let this matter to be swept under the carpet.
“For the record, I want to categorically state that this same man (Ibrahim Ahmad Rufai) has been, in multiple occasions threatened to leak my video if I didn’t give him money.
“As a woman, actress and role model to millions, I have been trying to protect my dignity through possible means, but without my knowledge, the three-year-old video was leaked.
“In a situation like this, one need to be very observant before any pronouncement, but it is true that Deezell was my Ex who then sneakily recorded me while I was changing.
“I am already in touch with associates for consultation, which may require taking legal actions against whoever is responsible for leaking it.”
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