It’s wrong to use feminism as an excuse to insult a man – Chimamanda
Chimamanda Adichie, writer, speaker and Nigerian activist, said it is absolutely wrong to use feminism as an excuse to insult a man.
Adichie made the statement when she spent an afternoon with young people yesterday in Lagos, she told the them that she was not a fan of the bride price and that she wanted such to fly away.
According to her, her dad didn’t receive any bride price during her wedding, he just collected 10kobo to make it symbolic.
She also revealed she is not a fan of bride price because it ruins things. She said; “I am not a fan of bride price. I think we should get rid of the whole idea of money in marriage, it ruins things. We are not selling anybody”.
Chimamanda Adichie who is currently in Nigeria, has revealed that her bestselling book ‘Americanah’ will be adapted into a series, not a movie.
According to the novelist, Danai Gurira is writing the script for the series which will also feature Lupita Nyong’o as part of its cast. Some major highlight of the evening was Ms. Adichie’s talk on bride price and why she finds its commercialism disgusting.