American actress, Kelly Washington in a recent statement has applauded Nigerian veteran actress cum producer, Genevieve Nnaji over the nomination of Lion Heart for an Oscar Award.
Recall that some few days ago it was made public that Nollywood movie, Lion Heart has been nominated for an Oscar Award with the event set to take place in February 2020, making it the first Nigerian movie to be ever nominated.
Kelly Washington, who is married to a Nigerian American producer, Nnamdi Asomugha, showed her knowledge of the Igbo language by applauding Genevieve with the language.
She wrote on Twitter, ‘This is glorious!!!!!!!!!!!! Also…☺ Anyi nwere ike i ga rie nri ehihie n’oge n’adighi Anya?
This is glorious!!!!!!!!!!!!! Also… 😊 Anyi nwere ike i ga rie nri ehihie n’oge n’adighi anya? https://t.co/oVfl6vPMJs
— kerry washington (@kerrywashington) October 3, 2019