Bobrisky made headlines after the merry as photos and videos of him dressed as a man as he stormed the compound of his father. The popular cross-dresser had gone to visit his father to celebrate the occasion of his birthday and he was dressed like a man in an understated black jalabiya and a black and red fez cap. His appearance stirred reactions from Nigerians as some took to their Twitter page to mock the ‘Nigerian Barbie’.
Bobrisky is a Nigerian internet personality who is known as a transgender woman in Nigeria, a country with no LGBT rights. She is also known for her presence on the social media app Snapchat.
The Nigerian social media space is no longer as hostile to men who want to showcase their femininity through their appearance. Social media users claim Mr. Olanrewaju, Bobrisky’s father, was not happy because of what his biological son has become. As photos showed him frowning after cutting his birthday cake. Nigerians rumored Mr. Olanrewaju, Bobrisky’s father, was not happy because of what his biological son has become.