Ego Boyo, the ace actress and filmmaker, appeared to have taken a swipe at the producers of the remake of  ‘Glamour Girls’, the 1994 Nollywood blockbuster.

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Featuring the likes of Nse Ikpe-Etim, Joselyn Dumas, Toke Makinwa and Sharon Ooja, the movie premiered on Netflix on Friday.

The movie tells the tale of four single women intertwined in a web of questionable jobs in Nigeria’s traditional patriarchal society.

Shortly after the movie premiered, the producers came under backlash on social media platforms.

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The majority of movie lovers faulted the overall execution of the two-hour project including its storyline, scenes and dialogues.

In a tweet, Ego Boyo also aimed a thinly-veiled dig at the producers of the movie, saying that Nollywood “classics should be left alone.”

According to the 53-year-old, even if a classic is to be reworked, it should be done right and made “worth watching”.

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“#leaveourclassicsalone or at least do the work to make them worth watching,” she wrote.

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Ego is the executive producer and chief executive of Temple Productions, Temple Films and Temple Studio .

Her acting career dates back to the ’80s. She is popular for her role as Anne Haastrup in the late 1991-1994 TV series, ‘Checkmate’.



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