'Why Nigerian men are intimidated by successful women’ - Actress Shola-Fapson

Dorcas Shola Fapson

Dorcas Shola-Fapson

By Taiwo Okanlawon

Nollywood actress and media personality Dorcas Shola Fapson, simply known as Ms DSF, has claimed that s a lot of Nigerian men are insecure in their masculinity who are intimidated by successful women.

Speaking on the Bahd and Boujee Podcast, co-hosted by reality star Tolanibaj and actress Moet Abebe, Ms DSF disclosed that she has encountered men who felt intimidated by her success.

She noted that it takes a “very secure” man to support and love successful women.

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She said, “When you are successful, beautiful and have everything going for you, I feel like it can be intimidating to a lot of men. I’ve had a lot of my male friends tell me that I come across as intimidating.

“It takes a very secure man to support, encourage and love someone who is successful, beautiful and has everything going for them. Because you [the man] have to bring a lot to the table. I don’t have to prove what I am bringing to your table, you have to show me what you’re bringing to my table. You’ve to level up and beat my level.

“It takes a lot for a man to do that and for him to be secure in his masculinity and not feel like the successful woman is overbearing.”

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