At the point when it was accounted for that budding actress, Peju Johnson, had purchased a Toyota Venza vehicle, some thought that it was distrustful in light of the fact that she had not been in the film business for that long.
Notwithstanding, in an interview with Saturday Beats, the role interpreter expressed that beside acting, she was engaged with different businesses and had no concern about whatever sentiments were communicated about the source of the car. She stated, “I purchased the vehicle with my hard-earned cash. I actually paid for it in mid 2020 but due to the COVID-19 pandemic , it couldn’t be shipped to Nigeria up to this point.
“Individuals are entitled to their suppositions. They are allowed to state whatever they like. I have discovered that individuals who don’t have any acquaintance with one are the ones that normally have the most to state around one. It has become a normal thing to me and I don’t see it to be something to disturb oneself about any longer.
Many actors don’t earn a living through acting alone. Several of them are influencers on social media and they have other businesses. At whatever point they are contracted to represent any brand; they receive a befitting payment for it. I am an influencer and I likewise have different businesses. I sell female things. I don’t have much knowledge about male actors on this matter and my thought doesn’t suggest that a lot of them do ‘influencer jobs’. I have perused numerous comments on this issue online yet I truly don’t have the foggiest idea why that is so. I just gave my point of view.”
” Johnson additionally noted that she had heard that many actresses joined the business just to have popularity and meet affluent men in the society. She stated, “I have heard a great deal of that. We (actresses) joined the industry for various reasons. The facts demonstrate that many women join the industry for the reason you expressed. With respect to me, I have enthusiasm for acting and that is the reason I’m in the industry.”
The actress additionally conceded that some top characters frequently got her number and called her for relationships. She stated, “I get bunches of them. It got at a point that I sternly warned the individuals close to me about it. I disclosed to them not to give anyone my number without my authorization.
On whether her fair complexion had been an advantage to her career, the curvaceous entertainer stated, “I don’t know it has. There are many actresses who are not fair-skinned, yet are doing very well in their careers. There are men who lean toward dark-skinned ladies. I am normally light complexioned; I didn’t alter my skin for any man.”
Requested what her favourite part of her body was, Johnson stated, “I love all parts of my body yet in the event that I need to decide, I would say my face.”
Johnson, who expressed that she would be beginning work on her first movie production this year in February, likewise noted that she would love to see an adjustment in the manner way up-and-coming actors are treated in the movie industry. She stated, “I might want to see an adjustment in the manner way up-and-coming actors are dealt with. Commonly, they are not paid, and I don’t think that is adequate.”
Genevieve Nnaji to star in Fela’s musical show premiering on Clubhouse
Nollywood actress and director, Genevieve Nnaji, will star in an audio adaptation of the Broadway musical ‘FELA’ which will premiere on the Clubhouse app this weekend.
The audio adaptation on Clubhouse termed ‘Fela Ten-Twenty’ will portray the “#EndSARS movement in the context of Fela Kuti’s legacy,” Fela Ten-Twenty director/producer, Funa Maduka, told CNN.
The ‘Ten-Twenty’ signifies the date #EndSARS protesters were reportedly shot at the Lekki Toll Gate on October 10, 2020.
“Fela’s music… demanded global engagement with African political thought. In the aftermath of the October 2020 #EndSars protests … his message still achingly resounds. This production is a love letter to those fighting for a better Nigeria,” said Maduka.
The organisers further revealed that Nnaji will star as one of the ‘Kalakuta Queens’, representing the musician’s dancers in Fela Ten-Twenty.
Nnaji revealed in a statement that she is “honoured to be part of the production.”
She said, “The contemporary issues highlighted are what sold me. This is an artful retelling of Fela’s story and I’m honoured to be a part of it.
“I grew up on radio plays and the experience is nostalgic for me – the power of voice to influence minds and touch hearts is undeniable.”
According to Maduka, part of the proceeds from the show on Clubhouse on May 15th and 16th will go to the GEANCO Foundation and will be used to provide scholarship to young female victims of terrorism and gender inequality.
Davido gifts daughter Imade SUV as birthday present
Popstar, Davido, will surely make his first child a happy one on her birthday later this month as he has bought her an early birthday gift.
The Fem singer took to his social media accounts to reveal the lovely gift he bought for his princess.
On his Instagram page, Davido shared two slides. In the first, the excited Imade was in a video ‘testing her new ride’ with her friends. In the next slide, the singer shared a picture of the sport utility vehicle – a Range Rover Evoque.
In the caption section, the singer wrote, “Happy early birthday @realimadeadeleke daddy loves u !! Enjoy ur MOTO.”
However, his friends and fans on the social media platform have applauded his gesture and wished his princess a happy birthday.
Chidinma speaks on becoming gospel singer, says ‘I’ve had enough fame’
Popular Nigerian singer, Chidinma Ekile, has announced her switch to full-time gospel ministration, saying she regrets `wasting’ so much time doing secular music.
According to the News Agency of Nigeria, the singer turned actress stated that “the devil has been winning too long.”
She said, “Our God is faithful; He never lies and He does whatever He says. So, I’m here today. It’s been a long journey. I had an opportunity to spend time with Him; it’s a rare privilege to spend time with Him and He told me a lot of things and He said He has been waiting for me.”
The songstress made it known that she is not going into gospel music for the fame as she has had “enough of all of that”.
“God has been very intentional about me. He is very mindful of me. I’m not here because I want fame. I’ve had all of that and I think I’ve had enough of all of that. So, right now is the time to work for my Father. He is the one who has called me I did not bring myself here. As a matter of fact, I did not want to be here, but I’m going into ministry in full force,” Chidinma stated.
She added, “So, most of you might not understand my ways because you don’t know where I’m coming from, and that is because a lot of time has been wasted. So, I need to catch up with time. I’m moving with time, there is no time. The enemy has been winning for too long. I’ve had my share of influence and all of that, but now I’m using all of that.
“Everything the enemy thought he had given to me though was given to me by God, while he was lying that he gave them to me. Now I’m using all of that to work for my father. So, when you see me doing some very extreme things, just understand where I’m coming from, there is no time.
“There are too many people out there we have to bring back into the house. Jesus is coming soon; sooner than you expect. So, we cannot allow them to miss out on that. Now is the time to do the work.”
Chidinma is currently signed on with the Eezee concept and has released her first gospel song titled: “Jehovah overdo.”
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