Singer and songwriter Seyi Shay has easily gained the reputation as the bluntest judge on the 6th and current season of Nigerian Idol.
The singer’s brutal feedback to a 17-year-old contestant fetched her heavy backlash on social media.
“Somebody lied to you. Somebody told you to come here and audition. You are never going to make money being a singer. I love you, you are so sweet but you are not a singer. For songwriting, hit me up, we could talk but that singing, it is not going to work. Sorry, Darling.”
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Also, Nigerians went ahead to compare her judging style with that of Simon Cowell who is popularly known for his brutal comments as a judge on XFactor Uk, British Got Talent and American Idol.
Here are some reactions by Nigerians as regards her comments: