Popular Nigerian actress, Nancy Isime has reacted to the backlash she received over her n*de scene in Shanty Town, a six-part crime thriller released on Netflix on Friday, January 20.
The 31-year-old played the role of Shalewa a pr#stitute indebted to a notorious kingpin in the story of three Lagos-based hustlers who unite to wage war against the biggest and most ruthless crime ring in the state.
Shanty Town also stars Richard Mofe–Damijo, Ini Edo, Chidi Mokeme, Nse Ikpe–Etim, Shola Sobowale, Shaffy Bello, Ali Nuhu, Uche Jombo. Zubby Michael, Omowunmi Dada, Mercy Eke, Regina Daniels, Judith Audu, Toyin Abraham and Peter Okoye of P-Square.
In one of the scenes, Nancy’s character is made to strip n@ked leaving her b#ttocks and br3asts on display.
Clips of that scene have been shared by Nigerians across the globe, leading to Nancy becoming the number one trending topic on Twitter.
Nancy’s character was not the only one that took off her clothes in the thriller.
In fact, n#dity began trending on the Nigerian Twitter space after Shanty Town was released.
Reacting to the confusion over her role, Nancy said in an Instagram post on Friday that she was not the one whose body was on display in the movie.
According to her, a body double was used for the scene.
Parts of her post read: “Simmer down ho#ny boys and girls. I know those gorgeous body parts excite you but they sadly belong to my beautiful body double.
“Mine aren’t that succulent.