Home Entertainment News Tobi Bakre reacts after film director accuses him of stealing his creative...

Tobi Bakre reacts after film director accuses him of stealing his creative concept


BBNaija’s Tobi Bakre is in the news today and has been accused of intellectual property theft.

He is known by many to be a trendsetter fashion wise. Talk of acting, dance and music, the handsome guy ‘full ground’.

One profession he is particularly good at is photography. Against this backdrop, a film director and media entrepreneur accused the reality star for stealing his photographic concept.

This accusation levied against Tobi was incited by a photo which he posted on his Instagram and Twitter pages. The very creative pictures showed the reality star dressed like a Yoruba chief.

He was holding a horsetail and standing on a canoe which was balanced on the sea. In the background, a fishermen was throwing his net.

While this photo has earned Tobi the accolades of many, the film director whose name on Twitter is @DirectedbyDiji accused him of stealing that concept. According to Diji, his friends sent a mail to Tobi Bakre briefing him about this particular concept. However, the mail was supposedly ignored by the BBNaija star.

Upon seeing a photo that seemed to have the nuances of his friend’s concept, @DirectedbyDiji drew the conclusion that Tobi had gone ahead to steal his firend’s creative idea and use it with another photographer.

This conclusion caused him to take to Twitter to share photos of the mail his friend had sent to Tobi and raise an accusation.

See his tweet below:

The tweet made by the film director created a lot of buzz on Twitter till it got to the hearing of Tobi Bakre himself. Upon seeing the accusation levied against him, the reality star turned model and photographer vehemently defended his integrity.

He did this in a series of tweets which explained in full that he had not seen the mail, and so, he could not have copied the idea.

He also said the concept had been brought to him by another creative, a stylist, who was a friend of his. In conclusion, Tobi asserted that he was a creative mastermind as well, and he would not do to others what he would not want anyone to do to him.

See his tweets below:


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here