Nollywood actor, Tony Umez has addressed the rumors circulating about his alleged death, assuring his fans that he is in good health and very much alive.
In a video shared on his Instagram page on Wednesday, Tony Umaez expressed his belief that some bloggers and TikTokers were spreading these rumors about his death in an attempt to generate online traffic and seek attention.
The actor went further to state that he is prepared to take legal action against those responsible for spreading such false information, as it is causing unnecessary distress to his loved ones and fans.
He emphasized that he is very much alive and well, and these rumors are baseless and spread by individuals with malicious intent.
Tony Umez acknowledged the power of social media in spreading information but expressed disappointment in how it can be misused for personal gain. He urged everyone to exercise vigilance and trust only information that comes directly from him or his official channels.
He wrote, “Good day, my lovely people. I need to address this disturbing issue that has come to my attention. There are some unscrupulous individuals who have been using my pictures and videos maliciously, falsely reporting me as deceased in order to gain traffic to their pages.
“First and foremost, I want to assure you that I am very much alive and well. These false reports are nothing but baseless rumors spread by individuals with ill intentions.
“I will be taking legal action against these persons, as their actions not only infringe upon my rights but also cause unnecessary distress to my loved ones and fans. I understand the power of social media and the impact it can have on spreading information.
“However, it is disheartening to see how it can be misused by a few to spread false news for personal gain. I urge you all to be vigilant and only trust information that comes directly from me or my official channels. Love you all loads 💓💓💓”
KanyiDaily recalls that Tony Umez had recently taken to social media to shower praises on his wife, Patsy Ogochukwu, as they celebrate their 23rd wedding anniversary.