The reported arrest of Instagram celebrity, Ray Hushpuppi by Interpol in the city of Dubai at the United Arab Emirates has continued to elicit diverse reactions
Hushpuppi, a self acclaimed real estate investor, was said to have been nabbed after allegedly diverting COVID-19 funds up to the tune of $35 million.
His arrest has continued to make tongues wag including those of celebrities who were obviously aware of Hushpuppi’s flamboyant lifestyle on and off social media.
One of the celebrities who reacted to his arrest was Nigerian singer, Gabriel Oche Amanyi, popularly known as Terry G.
Speaking on the development, Terry G took to his Instagram page, to make an appeal to Nigerians to stop slamming the embattled ‘Gucci Billionaire’ but to pray for him.
According to Terry G, no one is clean or perfect.
Alongside a picture of Hushpuppi, the Akpako master wrote:
“None of us is clean nor perfect, all we pray is for God to ‘bo our asiri’ (Cover our secrets) as we pray for him.”
Also, Augustine Miles Kelechi popularly known as Tekno stylishly reacted to the arrest with a post he shared on his Instagram page.
Tekno who acted like he was innocent in trying to ask his fans to stop trolling Hushpuppi ended up trolling him indirectly.
He posted a video of a song, giving advice to all suspected fraudsters and also asking his fans to allow Hushpuppi to have some peace with some laugh icons (emojis).
After Hushpuppi’s arrest there are several people who have expressed their joy over the current problem he found himself while some whom must have had dealings with him or just don’t want to be associated with the Instagram celebrity are unfollowing him.
David Adeleke popularly known as Davido, who once traded words with Hushpuppi on social media, but later settled with him happens to fall in this category as he has also unfollowed him following his arrest.
CANDIIDONLINE observed that about 20 celebrity Instagram accounts instantly blocked or unfollowed Huspuppi following his arrest.
A medical practitioner, Nonso Bobby Egemba popularly known on social media as Aproko Doctor has also joined in reacting to the arrest of Ray Hushpuppi.
Aproko Doctor who did not hide how he felt said he was happy over the arrest; adding that a lot of young people wanted his kind of wealth but would have learned their lessons now.
“I’m happy that Hushpuppi has been caught. A lot of young people wanted his levels of questionable wealth, at least, now they know there are consequences.
“Did you think his money was legit? If you do, I have one cream to sell to you that enlarges your penis with one single rub.” he said.
CANDIIDONLINE also reports that a lot of celebrities who were friends with Hushpuppi deliberately kept quiet following reports that those that must have had dealings with him were under the radar of security agencies.