In a recent revelation, popular Nollywood actress Doris, who is an amputee, opened up about her personal life, revealing that some white men pay her for being an amputee.
Doris, revealed that despite her amputation, she has continued to engage in romantic relationships. However, she expressed her dissapointment upon discovering that some men dated her out of pity. In a particularly upsetting incident, she found that a man she was seeing had saved her name as “one leg girl” in his phone, a name that deeply hurt her.
Doris also touched on the aspect of her dating life, mentioning her interactions with white men who are specifically attracted to amputees, known as ‘devotees’. These men often request videos of her amputated leg, offering payment in dollars for such content. Actress Doris also revealed the heightened sensitivity of her amputated leg, explaining that it significantly enhances her physical sensations.
Also recall that Kemi Filani had reported earlier in the year that actress Bimbo Ademoye shared her early career experiences,. Bimbo, recalled how numerous producers wanted to exploit her appearance for sexualized roles. During an interview with the Sun newspaper, she recounted how she was often stereotyped for sexually suggestive characters, a typecasting she actively resisted.
Bimbo’s career took a turn for the better when she was given a chance by the producer named Isong which allowed her showcase her acting talent and propelled her to greater heights in the industry.
Adding to the conversation on the direction of Nollywood, actor Yul Edochie criticized Nigerian producers and directors for their tendency to mirror Western and Hollywood film styles. He passionately argued for the importance of Nollywood in reflecting the rich and diverse Nigerian culture. He stated that instead of attempting to replicate foreign film industries, Nollywood should focus on telling authentic Nigerian stories and presenting its unique culture in a more prominent light.