The Nollywood actress faced serious criticism after her condolence message on Instagram went terribly wrong.

In a bid to console a grieving American mother who had just lost her son, Johnson bit more than she could chew after she added lovestruck emojis to her post.

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The sweet and well-loved actress was quick to own up to her mistake and immediately apologised but not before she had been called a slut, amongst other things, for her oversight.

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Many of Mercy Johnson's fans adore her for her loving and sweet disposition and would be quick to accept her error as an oversight.