The recently disqualified Big Brother Naija Housemate, Erica has already earned over $14,000 less than 24 hours after she was walked out of the show.
Erica’s fans known has ‘Elites’ started a ‘GoFund me’ just minutes after her disqualification. And, in less than three hours, it was funded with over $9,000 of the targeted $100,000. Nine hours later, the account has garnered $14,171.
A description underneath the campaign page reads: “For Erica Nlewedim, the star of BBNaija season 5, Lockdown edition whose journey on the show came to an emotional end – To realize some of her hopes and aspirations.”
However Chief Executive Officer CMC cars, Chidi Mike, also took to his Instagram to promise Erica N2million among other donations.
She was disqualified for breaking the house rules, bullying, provocation and engaging with the production crew.
Big Brother also reiterated the rules of the reality show while addressing the Housemates on Sunday evening.
He said: “BBNaija rule book clearly states in Article 18 sub-section 1 that other types of violence, including provocation, goading, bullying, and victimisation may be punished by Big Brother in any way Big Brother chooses.”
Meanwhile, some Nigerians have taken to social media to slam Erica’s fans for raising money for her after she was disqualified for bad behaviour. Some of her fans also explained that they are donation the money they would have used to vote her if she was still on the show.