My Pictures Were Rejected For Looking ‘Too Glamorous’ – Adichie

Nigerian literary artiste, and writer, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, has disclosed on her Instagram page that her pictures were rejected by an international magazine because she looked “too glamorous”.

Posting the rejected pictures on her Instagram page, she stated that, “It was a cover shoot for an international magazine. Or it was supposed to be. The magazine rejected the photos.”

She added that, “They didn’t want me ‘looking too glamorous,’ they said. And so the cover didn’t happen.”

She continued that, “What does one do with rejected photos but show them anyway, primarily for the vanity-boosting benefits of such an act, but also to celebrate and thank these talented people in Lagos, photographer: @mannyjefferson, stylist: @zinkata1, hair: @tasalahq, makeup: @bregha, production manager: @kingebuka, nails: Victoria Obot.”

However, social media users has taken to the comment section to celebrate her and tell her how beautiful she looked.

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