Nollywood actress, Ini Edo has revealed reasons why she doesn’t consider herself a feminist.
In an interview on Tea with Taypod podcast, Ini Edo declared herself a non feminist, because she has been raised in a certain way, to respect and value men. Though, she loves to protect women’s rights and feels the need for equality, however, she is a structured person.
Ini Edo stated that she isn’t struggling for the King position like some of her colleagues, as she is contented with being a queen and a woman.
She said, “Being a feminist means different thing to different people.
I love to protect women’s rights and I feel the need for equality, but I am also a structured person.
I have been raised a certain way. I am raised to respect and value men.
I want to be a woman and also want to be able to be a queen. I am not struggling for the King’s position. I am comfortable being a queen as long as there is nothing hovering my crown”.
Unlike Ini Edo who doesn’t see herself as a feminist, Big Brother Naija reality star, Erica Nlewedim is a proud feminist.
Why only love can make me submissive as a feminist – Erica Nlewedim spills
Erica Nlewedim had sent a message to her potential suitors. She stated that the first question she would ask her date, is if he had anything against feminists, as she is a feminine feminists.
According to Erica, only love can make her submissive.
“First date question: Do you have a problem with feminists? Cos I’m a feminine feminist. Only love can make me submissive”.
A Twitter user had tackled her, questioning if feminists can’t be submissive.
“And is not being submissive feminism?”.
Schooling him, Erica stated that you can’t demand submission from people.
According to her, you have no right to ask for submission from others.
Erica noted how guys demand submission from the opposite g3nder because they are ‘Male’.
For Erica, submission is something she would give freely when it is earned.