Nollywood actress of the Hausa language genre, Maryam Booth has reacted to her leaked nude video which has been going viral on social media.
In her statement released to the press, the actress mentioned that her former boyfriend Ibrahim Ahmad Rufai, popularly known as Deezel, whom many has accused of leaking the video, had in the past blackmailed her on the same video.
She further stated that Deezell was responsible for capturing the video and vowed to take legal actions against whoever leaked the nude video.
Read the statement:
“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.”