Actress Stella Damasus has corrected some Nigerians who call her as Stella Damascus, saying her name is Stella Damasus.
The mother of two made this known in a Twitter post on Sunday.
“Me to Nigerians: My name is Stella Damasus not Damascus,” she wrote.
Reacting to her tweet, some fans jokingly said they will continue to call her Damascus.
@Bams wrote, “Your name is Damascus not Damasus. Fix up.
@Ben wrote, “Damasus is for you and your documents shikina.”
“I just came to understand that it’s Stella Damasus and not Stella Damascus. My childhood has been ruined,” @Sonjoe_kutuh wrote.
“With all due respect ma, try to pronounce your “Damasus”. Okay, now pronounce “DAMASCUS”, you self feel am abi,” @Itunzyy wrote.
“Aunty Stella DamasCus @stelladamasus , sorry ma we cannot unlearn what we grew up pronouncing. This is a petition for you to change your name from “Damasus” to the original one, “DAMASCUS”. Thanks dearie,” @Blaq wrote.