Last night in London actress Funke Akindele and her hubby walked the red carpet for the first time as husband and wife at the premiere of her new movie – “Jenifa In London” at the Lighthouse Cinema, Camberwell.
If you recall Funke tied the knot secretly with Abdul Rasheed Bello (JJC Skillz) in London back in August and the two have kept their relationship very low key since the news broke.
Also at the premiere of the event was fast rising singer Mr. Eazi and Jenifa costar – Lolo1 of Wazobia FM.
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The discrimination between light skin and dark skin that happens
among Nigerians and Africans is sad. Especially when it comes to women.
And even popular actresses like Mercy Johnson have faces discrimination because she’s dark skinned.
Speaking to Saturday Beats,
the mother of 3 who is reportedly the highest paid actress in Nollywood
said when she started out most movie directors and producers always
preferred to cast light skinned actresses at the expense of talented
& dark-skinned ones.
It is very true that when I was starting out in the movie
industry, it was difficult to get roles because of my complexion. I
faced that a lot and I tell people that my success is just grace.
Somebody once told me that I am too...