Yemi Alade Singer recounts experience with sexual harassers

The songster stated that she often takes the high road whenever she encounters instances of sexual harassment.

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Yemi Alade won the Best Female Artist at the MAMA 2016 Awards.

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MTV Africa Music Awards winner, Yemi Alade, is a smart one when it comes to handling sexual harassment.

The songster expressed disappointment that those she looked up to in the entertainment industry have demanded to have sex with her.

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Speaking in an interview with Punch News, she said, “Record label owners and show promoters are all guilty of this.

“Sexual harassment comes in different levels; some are intense, some are subtle, and some even come through third parties.

“However, I’ve never found myself in a situation that felt very uncomfortable.

“Once I see the signs, I run and the person would not even have the opportunity to go through with his evil plans.

“There are some people who I looked up to in the industry but surprisingly, they also wanted sex."

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It has been a great year for Alade who won the honour for the Best Female at the 2016 MTV Africa Music Awards (MAMA).

A repetition of her accomplishment in the same category in the year 2015.

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Yemi Alade wins Future Awards Africa Prize in music

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She rounded up 2016 by winning The Future Awards Africa (TFAA) Prize in music