Toke Makinwa In Trouble For Misquoting Scripture
Toke Makinwa faced series of backlash when she talked about hairnets, farting, morning kisses and “lazy” men who call via Whatsapp. And we thought it would all end there.
We were wrong.
Toke took to Twitter to share a biblical story and then related it to relationships these days. According to her, Jacob in the Bible worked hard for eight years so he could marry his true love, Rachael. However, he got Leah, her sister. He had to work another eight years to get Rachael. She went on to conclude that winning the love of a partner these days is so easy.
The days of old Jacob worked for Racheal for 8 years, he got Leah and worked another 8 for who he loved. These days it’s so easy
— Toke Makinwa (@tokstarr) August 8, 2017
Nigerians, upon seeing this tweet, dragged the media personality. They were not having it.
Some of her followers called her out for misquoting the bible.
8 years? And I was never told he did da 1 yr industrial training before he resumed work full time.. I think I need to change my Pst.
— TamaP€ta (@ItzGreatPet) August 9, 2017
Some corrected her, while some just insulted her. They informed her that the true number of years Jacob worked was seven and not eight as she stated.
Another tweet to show you just dey yarn dust…. He worked for 7 yrs not 8. I see this is all fun to you
— Daniel Bugarti (@Buggari) August 9, 2017
You are just set up by the devil to manipulate young girls.No wonder u quote bible wrongly.
— Yourobsession (@andremayjaaay) August 9, 2017
Some condemned her and called her a liar.
They were women of virtue, they dont club, smoke nor drink, they were virgins and they dont slay like most ladies now do.
— Mzta RIO (@OlabodeRaji) August 8, 2017
You sense of construing events is detestable but woe unto that lady who has made you her hero, she will dawdle helplessly.
— Official Uncle🎆 (@Tosinator_) August 9, 2017
Pastor Pastor, the only thing your brain release is how to use a man as a wealth vomiting machine. Read the Bible again, na 7years pic.twitter.com/cQ6aOd0yn6
— Martins Billion (@Martins_Foundat) August 9, 2017
Some just “threw shade”.
Rachel and Leah were women of virtue,they don’t club,smoke nor drink,they were virgins and not useless slay queens.
— Kola-The Blographer® (@MarchHeroMedia) August 9, 2017
Toke Makinwa is a Nigerian radio personality, television host, vlogger and the author of Unbecoming. She is known for co-hosting The Morning Drive on Rhythm 93.7 FM and her YouTube vlog series Toke Moments.