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Eric Omondi lights up social media with his perfect makeup and cross dressing.

In some countries, cross dressing is highly accepted and doesn’t raise any alarm, but in Kenya, male celebrities who cross dress receive a societal backlash for going overboard and not acting manly enough.Award-winning Kenyan comedian Eric Omondi has ignited an endless discussion after opting for a full face beat and cross dressing for his new show.

On Tuesday, Omondi unleashed the first episode of the show alongside socialite Shakilla and netizens could not help it but notice his well-done makeup and dress.Hours later, he unleashed other photos dressed in a black jumpsuit posing with socialite Faith Makau alias Amber Ray, leaving netizens more confused.

However, a section of his fans took to the comment to castigate his actions while others gushing over his well-done makeup.Though, cross dressing is not a new vocabulary to the funnyman (Eric Omondi). He has been doing it for years now and he has even adopted a female name when pulling the character – Divalicious.

Cross dressing, the act of wearing clothes of the opposite sex has become a norm in the 21st century. Some years back, the act would have been considered as a taboo but in today’s world it’s something ordinary.People cross dress either as a form of self-expression, art, culture, a way of entertaining or sexual reasons. Comedians also cross dress to make sure they pass their message effectively.

Not forgetting other Kenyan celebrities known for cross dressing includes Kinuthia, Flaqo, Dennis Karuri, Shaniqwa, Crazy Kennar, Peter Nyongo Junior, Chimano, MCA Tricky, Njugush, Terence Creative (Kamami), George Kimani and George Kagwe.

Article By Suzy Nyongesa.