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Actress Yvonne Jegede slams film maker who said one has to become a prostitute to make it in Nollywood

Actress Yvonne Jegede has joined her colleague, Ruth Kadiri, in reacting to an interview by a film maker, Pascal Atuma, in which he stated that one has to engage in prostitution before he or she can make it in the movie industry.

Yvonne Jegede shared on social media:

”I have a degree in minding my business online but this one I have to address. 
Mr @pascalatuma I believe personally you owe Nollywood producers, actresses and actors an apology for this statement for so many reasons because you don’t know all of them in the industry personally to know how they survive. You are my FRIEND and that makes me even more offended by this statement. If there are producers, actresses or “actors” you are referring to I will appreciate you MAN UP and mention their names in your interviews rather than generalizing everyone of us. This is an insult to everyone who has and is still working hard to make the industry better. 

Pascal Atuma

If you are ready for a debate, I will personally pay you to pay for the interview on national tv, that a lot and I mean a large number of us are not prostitutes. In every sector (not just entertainment) we have the good; the bad and the ugly (even in advanced countries such as America And Canada where you reside).
Nollywood has provided for so many families 3square meals and helped parents send their children to schools and with due respect not a shit hole you can just spit on like this.
I repeat if you have the names you have slept with, Biko mention their names and allow us to drink our “GARRI” in peace.
We are not all Prostitutes. COUNT ME OUT.”

Actress Yvonne Jegede
Actress Yvonne Jegede
Yvonne Jegede slams film maker who said one has to become a prostitute to make it in Nollywood

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Actress Ruth Kadiri slams film maker who labeled Nollywood celebrities as prostitutes

Actress Ruth Kadiri has reacted to a claim by a Nollywood film maker that the only way to make it in the movie industry is by becoming a prostitute of some sort.

Reacting tot the post, Ruth Kadiri exempted herself saying she does not sleep with men for money or lifestyle.

“A lot of us work too hard to be placed into a general category and insulted by a practitioner Mr Pascal I am not a prostitute. I do not sleep with men for money or lifestyle… I feel offended. I am an ACTRESS and a PRODUCER I am successful and I am not a prostitute. SIR.

If u have nothing to say pls don’t grant interviews… slamming us all and generalizing based on the lifestyle of few is very wrong. pascalatuma. @bolaaduwo @thecablelifestyle,” she said.

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