Share This Post

Celebrity Gist

I can’t speak my mother tongue fluently – Jackie Appiah

Jackie Appiah interview on Speaking Twi
  • 1
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
    1
    Share

CELEBRITY GIST: Ghanaian Star Actress, Jackie Appiah who is of Asante descent (Ashanti), has revealed in an interview why she can’t fluently express herself in her mother tongue (Twi).

Jackie Appiah is from the Ashanti Region of Ghana, but due to the fact she was born and raised in Canada, many see her to be someone who has lost touch with her local dialect, (Akan) twi but the gorgeous actress have come out to say that is not the case.

In her own words, here’s what Ms. Jackie had to say:

“I can speak twi, I understand but I’m not able to flow as others do, maybe due to my upbringing. I have a Canadian background so that could be one of the reasons.”

Jackie Appiah Photo - Ghanaian Actress

The beautiful Jackie Appiah. Photo courtesy NollywoodSocial

She continued…..

“Another thing is that I mingle with people who speak English and that also is not helping me but don’t worry I know my roots. For all you know, I might produce a twi movie one of these days,” she said in an interview with Highlifetoday in the U.S.

Jackie Appiah is a single mother of one child (a son). She married Peter Agyemang in 2005, but her marriage crashed few years later.

Jackie Appiah Cant Speak Twi

Jackie Appiah

What words do you have for Jackie Appiah on not being capable of speaking her mother tongue fluently?

Get more GIST like this

Subscribe to our mailing list and get interesting nollywood news and celebrity gist in your email inbox.


  • 1
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
    1
    Share

Share This Post

@Nollywood is the help desk and publishing service of NollywoodCommunity, a Nigerian online community for sharing and discussing all things Nollywood; Africa's largest film industry and 2nd largest in the world in terms of movie productions. 🌟🌠🌟 Feel free to contact us if you have any question regarding our service or content.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>

Get more Gist like this
in your inbox

Subscribe to our mailing list and get Nollywood news, gist and interesting posts in your email inbox.