Actresses Jackie Appiah and Joslyn Dumas have been dropped from the list of 5 celebrities to be sponsored to grace this year’s 70th Cannes Film Festival in France.
Ghana’s leading luxury car rental company Eurostar Global Limousine Group who is sponsor of the Celebrity Red Carpet Fashion Review officially announced that five celebrities, namely: Nana Ama McBrown, Victoria Michaels, Toosweet Annan, Van Vicker and Henry Adofo are scheduled for an all-expenses paid trip to this year’s 70th Cannes Film Festival.
This is part of their prizes after emerging top 3 Female and Male Best Dressed Celebs on the red carpet at Ghana Movie Awards 2016. Originally, actress Joselyn Dumas and Jackie Appiah who placed second and third respectively were supposed to attend the Cannes as part of their prizes but they have been dropped due to their absence at the Eurostar prize presentation event last Thursday January 19, 2017 at Eurostar office in Accra.
President/Executive Chairman of Eurostar Limousine, Mr. Oscar Yao Doe confirmed that indeed Jackie Appiah and Joselyn Dumas have been dropped from the historic trip because of their unpardonable absence at the presentation ceremony.
According to King Oscar, the next person in line who could have made it to the trip after Jackie and Joselyn was dropped, should have been actress Gloria Sarfo who was part of the top 5 but she was also absent at the presentation ceremony.
The only female left in the top 5 who made it to the presentation ceremony was model/actress, Victoria Michael. Hence her inclusion to the trip. He added that all top 3 men were present so all 3 made it to the trip.
Mr. Oscar also stated that henceforth, any red carpet winner who refuses to attend the prizes presentation ceremony will lose their shopping voucher and any other package that comes with the prize. Adding that “if you win and you don’t attend the presentation ceremony, the only thing you are entitled to get is your plaque or citation and nothing more”.
Nana Ama McBrown and Toosweet Annan won the “Best Dressed Female and Male and they take home 3,000-Euro shopping voucher.
Joselyn Dumas and Jackie Appiah placed second and third respectively. Dumas receives 2,000 Euros shopping voucher while Jackie Appiah gets 1,500 Euros shopping voucher and actor Van Vicker who placed second in the male category receives 2,000 Euros shopping voucher whiles Henry Adofo who was third gets 1,500 Euros shopping voucher.
The 70th Festival de Cannes will take place from 17-28 May, 2017 at the City of Cannes in France.