top of page

"From Student to School Owner: The Revenge of a Famous Turkish Actor": Reality or Illusion?



The Turkish actor, Çağlar Ertuğrul, bought his primary school, where he studied during his childhood years, and decided to demolish it completely, which sparked a lot of controversy in Turkey, even though days had passed since his announcement, Çağlar published a picture of him standing on the ruins of the school on his account. On the social networking


In his post, which he published on his official page on the social networking site "Instagram", accompanied by a picture, "Çaglar Ertuğrul", who played the starring role in the famous Turkish series "The Organization", said that he bought his primary school and then destroyed it, in retaliation for teachers who beat him. During his studies as a child, he commented: “My primary school teachers were always beating me, so I took the entire school and demolished it and I will not build anything in its place.”



In turn, the Turkish newspaper Yeni Asir considered that Çağlar is a Turkish actor who was able to make his followers laugh again with his fun and humorous posts on his social media account, and pointed out that, in addition to his artistic talents, he recently made a name for himself with his sympathetic stances, and this time he chose a comic style. Expressing his memories in primary school.


The post of Turkish actor Çağlar Ertuğrul sparked a lot of controversy, as he received thousands of comments, especially since he has more than 3 million followers on the Instagram application.


The opinions of the Turks were divided regarding this matter. While some supported the action of the “wealthy” actor, especially after he announced the purchase of the school before it was destroyed, others objected to what he did.


Despite the harsh criticism, the Turkish actor contented himself with hiding some comments on his Instagram account, without deleting the photos or issuing an explanation about them.


Reports indicate that Ertugrul did not buy or destroy the school, and it appears that the building that appeared in the picture is in fact his former primary school, but it was likely destroyed by the devastating earthquake that struck Turkey in February of last year.


So far, there has been no official comment from the well-known actor, despite the severe criticism he has been subjected to over the past few days.


It is noteworthy that the Turkish actor Çağlar Ertuğrul was born on November 5, 1987 in Izmir, Turkey. He is known for his participation in several works and series, including “The Mountain,” “The Mountain 2,” “Fadila and Her Daughters,” the series “Al-Ishq Al-Fakher 2019,” and the series “The Organization.” 2021".

Comments


bottom of page