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Unimpressed KOT roast Achieng Agutu after claims on Ellen show

May 3rd, 2019 1 min read

A Kenyan student appearing on the popular Ellen DeGeneres Show has caused a Twitter storm after claiming she learnt English by watching the show.

Achieng Agutu, a student in the United States, narrated to the TV show host how her family had struggled to keep her in school, including selling their land in Kenya to find money for her tuition fee.

She also narrated how she juggles several jobs in America including being an admissions counselor at Holy Cross College, babysitting for two families, washing people’s cars and cleaning their houses, being an Uber driver and teaching English to internationals students.

However, what prompted Kenyans do a quick background check on her was the claim that she learned the English language by watching the show.

This is what Kenyans on Twitter had to say.