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Cardi B brouhaha: Lydia Forson explains who a celebrity is

By Mutala Yakubu
Lydia Forson
Lydia Forson

Actress, Lydia Forson has moved to explain who a celebrity is.


The celebrity status has become the talk of town after American rapper Cardi B snubbed some Ghanaian 'celebrities' during her visit to Ghana.

Some people including Michael Essien and Asamoah Gyan shared their opinions on who a celebrity is.

Many Ghanaians said those who were snubbed are not celebrities but rather famous because of their engagement on social media.

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Actress Lydia Forson seems to have brought some finality to the discussion as she has provided a definition for the word celebrity.

To her “By definition “auntie muni” is a celebrity...She’s famous for her waakye...And you not knowing or liking her won’t change the fact that people do and stand in long queues to patronize it”. 

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Who a Celebrity is according to the Oxford dictionary

A celebrity is a person who is well known and gets lots of public attention, or attention from other people. ... Usually a person becomes a celebrity from entertainment such as people who are in movies, people who sing songs, and someone who plays a sport.