Sam Okyere Deletes Instagram After Response to ‘Once You Go Black You Never Go Back’ Comment

Sam Okyere

Ghanaian TV personality Sam Okyere deleted his Instagram account following a controversial response to a comment deemed sexually offensive and racist.

The 29-year-old TV personality deleted his Instagram on Wednesday, according to Korea JoongAng Daily.

Image via Dispatch

The post uploaded in March 2019, which shows Okyere and actress Park Eun-hye standing together, attracted much attention when one of his followers said, “Cute, once you go black you never go back. Lol.”

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Okyere told the person in response, “Preach.”

On Tuesday, many social media users criticized the star for running with the offensive comment while casually replying to a stereotype joke about Black people.

Okyere made headlines regarding racial stereotypes a few weeks ago, Dispatch reported via AllKpop.

Okyere was caught in a controversy earlier this month when he called out high school students for donning blackface while imitating dancing pallbearers in Ghana.

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Social media users called him out and reminded him of the time he pulled a slant-eye gesture in a popular comedy show.

As a result, Okyere set his Instagram account to private before deleting it completely.

Feature Image (right) via Asian Boss

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