However, an American woman identified on her Instagram handle as the_arielb, the true owner of the image, called the actress out for using her photo. reports claim that the photo was for the_arielb and not Halima’s.
She confronted the actress in her Instagram direct message, requesting to know why the actress stole her image as her own.
Abubakar explained to the woman that she only wanted to announce her baby’s arrival hence she googled for baby pictures and the image in question popped up.
Halima told the woman she never said the baby on the image was hers and she apologized to the woman, she also promised to delete the picture from her page.
the_arielb shared the screenshot of the conversation with Halima .
The American woman had announced the birth of her baby boy on Friday, March 13, 2020.
The actress has since deleted the controversial photo from her account.