According to the actress, the industry began as a “boys club,” and it took a long time for men to consider and acknowledge her as a woman in their midst.
Nigerian actress and movie producer, Uche Jombo has stated that women have to work twice as hard as their male counterparts to prove themselves.In an interview with Saturday Beats, she discussed the obstacles women face in becoming successful trailblazers and remaining relevant in the industry.Many of her male colleagues who started creating films before her have departed to pursue other hobbies, according to the filmmaker; however, she is still slogging on.Jombo said, “Women are very serious-minded people. I remember when I started producing movies, there were a lot of my male colleagues who started producing at the same time.“Some of them started doing other things and are no longer interested in filmmaking as of today. But I am still here, toughening things out. In essence, when women put their minds to something, they do it because, normally, women would work twice as hard to prove themselves.”When asked why women must work extra hard to prove their worth in Nollywood, she explained that it dates back to the early days of the industry.According to the actress, the industry began as a “boys club,” and it took a long time for men to consider and acknowledge her as a woman in their midst.She explained, “When Nollywood started, it was a boys club. As a woman coming to produce your film, it takes a while to be taken seriously. I think the film that made people take me seriously was ‘Damaged’. But I had done three films before ‘Damaged’ as an executive producer and producer. That film did well. It was an advocacy film.” ...Click Here To Continue Reading>>
Tacha Reacts After She Was Bodyshamed Because Of Her Dimpled Thighs
Nigerian media personality and businesswoman, Tacha has reacted after some trolls body-shamed her online.
The former Big Brother BBNaija housemate shared new photos of herself with her dimpled thighs on display....Click Here To Continue Reading>>
While many had positive things to say, others mocked her body.
She has now replied, writing: “Bold of you to think you can shame me for my own body.”
See the comments on her photo below.
I’ve Dated Seven Men But None Of Them Married Me – Tolanibaj Laments
Tolanibaj, the Big Brother Naija reality star and disc jockey, has lamented that all the men she had dated in the past ended up not marrying her.
She said she has dated seven and thought every one of them was her future husband but they always left her.
Speaking in the latest episode of the Bahd And Boujee Podcast co-hosted by her and actress Moet Abebe, she said she has come to the conclusion that what is now left in the dating pool is “remnants,” stressing that all the good men are taken.
She said, “I feel like in the dating pool, we are left with remnants. The good ones are married. We hopped on the train too late. I have dated like seven guys and I thought they were the ones…”
The guest on the podcast, actor Daniel Etim-Effiong, inferred: “Tbaj, the problem can not be all these seven guys. Maybe, the problem is you.”...Click Here To Continue Reading>>
Nkechi Blessing Once Begged Me Not To Deal With Her After I Met Her At An Event – Blessing CEO Says
In recent times, Blessing Okoro, the self-acclaimed and controversial relationship expert, who is also known as Blessing CEO, has been in the news for many wrong reasons.
For some time, she and an actress, Nkechi Blessing, had been tackling each other on social media, with Nkechi allegedly going to CEO’s office and daring her to do her worst.
However, in an interview with Saturday Beats, CEO claimed that Nkechi once begged her at an event not to deal with her.
She said, “Blessing started throwing ‘shades’ at me since the issue of Bimbo Ogbonna (the deceased wife of a businessman, Ikechukwu Ogbonna, aka IVD) last year. I later met her at an award show that same year, and I wanted to deal with her but she pleaded with me to leave her alone, adding that social media is not real life.
“I eventually blocked her online after she kept throwing shades at me, and even body-shamed me.” ...Click Here To Continue Reading>>
She added that she regarded Nkechi as a noisemaker. According to her, the video she (Nkechi) made when she was at her office was posted on social media after she had already left my location. She stated that (Nkechi) should have made a live video like she did.
CEO also claimed that contrary to what many might think online, she was actually not living a wayward life, but was just bold. “Many actress have their secrets. I do not live a wayward life, so I am bold. Many celebrities avoid conflict to keep their secrets.”
Advising women to heal after a breakup before going into a new relationship, she said, “I always tell people that they need to heal after every relationship. Otherwise, they would bleed on their new partner. For example, some relationships make some women think that domestic violence is normal. One needs to unlearn and relearn after every relationship.”
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