Bongo Movie actress Irene Uwoya has been forced to apologize after throwing money at Journalists who were covering a press conference meant to announce the arrival of Swahiliflix in Tanzania.

On Monday, Ms Uwoya faced backlash by a section of media owners and Journalists who accused her of disrespecting their work.

Videos shared widely on social media, shows the actress throwing money at Journalists, an act that saw a number of camera’s damaged.

Actress Irene Uwoya
Actress Irene Uwoya

Apology

“Ndugu zangu waandishi wa habari, leo katika press conference ya Swahili Inflix na ndugu zetu waandishi wa habari niliamua kutoa fedha kwa style ya kutunza.

Baadhi yenu mmekwazika kwa kitendo hicho nawaomba radhi sana sikuwa na nia mbaya juu yenu, binafsi nawapenda waandishi wa habari kwani nyie ni watu muhimu sana katika jamii.

Sikufanya hivyo kwa lengo la kuwadhalilisha kama ilivyotafsiriwa.Kama binadamu moyo wangu ulijawa na upendo na furaha iliyopitiliza ndipo niliona niweze kushiriki nanyi furaha hiyo kwa aina ile ya kuwatunza pesa,sababu mara nyingi mmekuwa watu muhimu katika kazi na mambo yote yanayohusu sanaa yetu na jamii kwa ujumla”

“Na baadhi ya waandishi ambao kwa bahati mbaya waliharibu vifaa vyao wakati wa kuokota shukrani yangu hiyo(pesa) naomba mniwie radhi na mnisamehe sana na poleni sana kwa changamoto.

Pia kuhusu ndugu zangu waandishi kuwaomba kuvaa suti ile nilikuwa na maana nzuri ya kwamba katika utanashati wenu wa kila siku sisi tulipendelea siku ya tar 31st August katika show yetu inayoandaliwa na Swahili Infilix itakayokuja kuleta mapinduzi makubwa na ukuaji mkubwa zaidi wa filamu zetu za hapa nyumbani tunatamani kuona wote mkiwa katika uniform ambayo itawatambulisha vyema kimavazi ambayo kwa wazo letu tuliweka suti na kiukweli mtapendeza sana na zaidi ya kawaida tulivyozoeana.Nawapenda sana maana hakuna mimi bila nyinyi nathamini na kuwashukuru sana sana.Na zaidi naomba radhi kwa yeyote aliyekwazika kwa namna moja au tofauti. Asanteni sana” wrote Irene Uwoya.

Actress Irene Uwoya
Actress Irene Uwoya

Nude Photos

This is not the first time the actress is in hot soup over such antics. In July 2018, Irene Uwoya and Hamisa Mobetto were forced to issue a public apology over sharing indecent photos on social media.

The actress had been accused of posting semi-nude photos on her Instagram page.

She apologized saying : “Wapenzi Wangu ...ndugu zangu...wakubwa zangu na wadogo zangu naomba radhi kwapicha niliyopost...najua niliwakwaza mnisamehe sana sikujua ntawakwaza nisababu tu ya role model Wangu beyonce!!!nimejifunza Sasa!!!nawapenda"

Actress Irene Uwoya
Actress Irene Uwoya