Teacher Wanjiku’s triumphant comeback has not been without the gory details of a past failure. Today she lights up our screens all over thanks to her social media presence that keeps everyone laughing. She should have never guessed she would have gone through all those problems back when she was at Churchill in 2014.
A stunt to get what she believed she was worth left her unemployed. Just when she thought she had gotten her big break on Citizen TV when they offered her a classroom show, her show was cancelled a week later due to poor performance.
The past four years have been an uphill climb for the comedy queen but she finally got her groove back. From being blackballed to media stations begging for her time, she revealed her struggle after Chipukeezy’s shocking exit from Ebru TV and Kartello’s confession of mistreatment and harassment.
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Hey Guys… A quick one. So I received an email from Ebru TV asking me to terminate my agreement and Collaboration with Kartelo on my show. They say they are a bit concerned that the show has become a bit Ghetto because of the many Youths (Upcoming Musicians and Comedians) on the show. They requested that we try and change the format a little bit. Maybe interview more politicians and afew Corporate Executives. For as much as I respect their request or rather decision, I would like to categorically state that I feel my calling and mission could just be the exact opposite. My Passion, Desire and Vision is to LIFT the Youth of this Country. I feel like God has offered me an opportunity to create a platform for these Young people who are mostly from the slams and majorly disadvantaged. Our politicians are good, they are more than good. Our Executives are actually living their dreams. On the other hand I feel like most talented youths are without hope and opportunity and unless someone holds their hands their Future is mostly uncertain. I am not willing or planning under any circumstances to stop supporting Kartelo and any other young person in this industry and since Ebru seems to have made up their minds on Terminating Kartelo appearance on my show I am sadly left with no option but to terminate my Contract as well. The Chipukeezy show will however continue with Kartelo and many more on a different platform. I want to say a Big thank you to Ebru TV for the far they supported me and an even BIGGER thank you to supporters of Chipukeezy show. GOD BLESS🙏
Speaking on her own personal experience where her show was cancelled after one week, Wanjiku had this to say , “I want to address an issue that @chipukeezy and @ericomondi have brought forward concerning TV and Radio Stations in Kenya and how they have treated us, you come to us asking for content we give it and you always frustrate artists, I believe in teamwork if something is not working you go back on the drawing table and you start again not cancelling it !nothing is impossible.”
The comedian then went on to add that she has found love online after being blackballed by Kenyan media houses. ” I haven’t been on mainstream media for years reason being ‘Not being good enough’ Guess what, social media is the thing, if you have your content put it online, let people decide if they are interested or not, that’s the way to go. I have been able to reach a very wide Audience with just online content and so many others. Meanwhile, I have My TV here.”
Thanks to the success of her ‘Wajohn’ online series, Mrs Ber is now more than ever convinced that social media is the way to go and she is championing it for everyone. She sincerely sent out her thanks to her fans for being her biggest support system.
I THANK YOU MY FANS FOR BEING THE BIGGEST SUPPORT SYSTEM IN MY CAREER.🙏
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Here are some of her fans reactions:
Muthoni Muyah Kama watu wanacomplain ni the likes of eric, chuppu, and wanjiku… Guys who already on the limelight and we consider them fully established.. Imagn about the upcoming ones!
But we love you.
Prince Shaffin Lleta I Agree with You Teacher!! Kenyan Media is Just a Throw!!!
SOCIAL MEDIA ONLINE ADVERTISING IS FAR MUCH BETTER.
Ata Sisi Waimbi🎤🎤🎼,They can’t Just play our Songs unless Uwachotee YET They Play Nigerian and Tanzanian Music More for FREE!!!!
Esther Gitau People will only look for you when it’s beneficial to them. Sad state of affairs. I like that you are different and stand for what you know is right. Great.
Prinny Wanja Don’t let the hindrance brought about by short sighted individuals deter you. Keep grinding keep hustling.
Hii kizungu yote ni yangu. Tuko nyuma yako.
#shame#is a throw# double standards.