- Nollywood actor Seun Ajayi has reacted to the sexual abuse stories trending on the internet against some people in the film industry
- Ajayi said celebrities may not take the issue seriously until they start losing endorsement
- The actor urged men who are in the movie industry to do better
Nollywood actor Seun Ajayi has spoken out against sexual harassment in the Nigerian movie industry. Ajayi took to his official Instagram page to share a video where he was seen speaking his mind.
From senior colleagues to younger ones, the film star confirmed that sexual harassment abounds in Nollywood. He revealed that it is not only upcoming actors who experience assault from producers.
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Citing an example, the actor shared a personal experience he witnessed on a movie set. According to him, another actor was groping an actress on set, so much that everyone who saw him warned him against such actions.
Ajayi noted that the said actor did not listen even when the actress in question vehemently told him to stop. According to Ajayi, the actor was served papers from the lady's lawyer.
Urging men to make the workplace environment safe for women, the father of one stated that it is very important to protect women against any kind of abuse.
Ajayi went on to reveal that until actors start losing their endorsement and arraigned in court, they will not take the issue of abuse seriously.
He went on to urge men in the film industry to do better.
Watch him speak below in the video:
In other news, Legit.ng earlier reported that a Nigerian man identified as Otunba Benjamin took to Instagram to call out singer Dbanj and accused him of sexually abusing his female friend in 2018.
It all started after Dbanj made a post preaching against abuse on his Instagram page and the importance of consent. This reportedly greatly annoyed the victim who remained anonymous but her friend took to his social media page to share her plight.
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