For celebrities, it is par for the course that people have an avid interest in them and will talk about their lives. And with the social media boom, it seems nothing about them is off limits.
While actress Nana McBrown doesn’t mind people talking about her, the one thing she is not amused about is negative discussions about her mariage. According to her, she dislikes people saying all kinds of things about her marriage, her husband Maxwell Mensah and daughter Maxine.
“I need to protect my marriage with everything I have. I don’t see the reason why anyone should include my husband or my daughter when they have problems with me. I get offended when negative things are said about the people I love most,” she told Graphic Showbiz recently.
Nana Ama is one of the most non confrontational celebrities out there, she won’t react or respond to negative stories and she told Graphic Showbiz it is because she wants to stay out of trouble.
She said she was doing her best not to step on anyone’s toe, adding that she was minding her business.
“Sometimes, it is difficult to hear certain things being said about you and pretend like you have not heard them. It hurts to hear someone say false things about you as if they know you and still ignore it. It takes someone who has a lot of patience to do that and I have suffered a lot.
“I hear very bad comments about me but for peace to prevail, I just ignore and respond to them at the right time,” she said.
Citing an example of some of the things that got to her, Nana Ama, who hosts United Showbiz on UTV, said it was when Counsellor George Lutterodt said her marriage will not last.
“How could a married man and for that matter a counsellor make such a statement about me? I was angry but told myself I would definitely confront him one day. I finally confronted him when we met on Peace FM’s Entertainment Review and he found it difficult to explain himself to me,” she stated.
Away from that, Nana Ama responded to critics who said she was not able to control her guests on United Showbiz, saying she sometimes allows them to speak their mind.
“I am an actress and I know how it feels when you are prevented from pouring your feelings out. I allow them to say whatever bothers them then we find a better solution for it. I will not be happy if I cannot express my emotions on a particular issue,” she said.
Now, Nana Ama can be said to be the queen of endorsements; she represents a lot of brands in Ghana and she explained that she is getting all those deals because she has worked hard for it.
“As we speak, there are so many companies trying to work with me but I am very selective who I associate myself with,” she added.