- Nigerian actress Titi Adeoye has made a case for actresses in the movie industry and how some of them make money
- The screen diva disclosed her position during an exclusive chat with Legit TV
- According to Adeoye, a lot of actresses have other business ventures that earn them money
Nollywood movie star Titi Adeoye has come out to make a case for her female colleagues in the industry and correct the impression that they sleep around with men to afford a luxurious lifestyle.
Adeoye disclosed this during an exclusive chat with Legit TV. The movie star said that a lot of times people tend to carry on with the misconception that any lady who finds herself in the acting profession also sleeps around with men for money.
According to her, the misconception is far from what is obtainable most of the time. Adeoye said people need to understand that once you are in the acting profession, you get a lot of recognition and there are also people who naturally want to identify with superstars.
She said this is why some of them go into business ventures and they enjoy a lot of goodwill from members of the public.
Adeoye said there are people who will naturally patronize an actress simply because they have seen her on TV or just have a knowledge of her profession.
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Fielding a question about how some actresses are able to fund their movie productions, Adeoye noted that people have their means of sourcing funds when they want to go into a movie project.
According to her, there are those from wealthy homes who enjoy financial support from their folks.
Using herself as an example, the actress said she funds her movies from proceeds from her other businesses. She added that there are also those who seek funds from individuals or organizations when they want to shoot movies.
Watch the rest of the interview below:
Some months ago, Legit.ng reported that controversial actor Uche Maduagwu took a jab at his female colleagues in the movie industry.
The actor penned a lengthy note on his Instagram page, in which he called out female movie stars and stated that a lot of them sleep with married men in exchange for money or other favors.
According to Maduagwu, about 80% of top Nollywood actresses are guilty of sleeping with men in exchange for financial gains.