- Actor Nosa Rex has taken to social media to defend Funke Akindele following abuse allegations by an ex-staff
- Nosa explained that Akindele is under constant pressure to give her production her best and has also helped him a lot
- The actor who is part of Jenifa's Diary cast advised the aggrieved ex-staff to be patient in order to get what's due to her
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Nollywood actor, Nosa Rex, has taken to social media to speak on the abuse allegations labeled against actress and filmmaker, Funke Akindele, by an ex-staff.
In a lengthy video shared to his Instagram page, the actor who stars as Terwase in the series, Jenifa's Diary, stated that people ought to show gratitude when it comes to moving up in the industry.
According to him, Akindele has a lot of people under her payroll and needs to be firm with them so they don't take advantage of her. He also added that she had every right to show displeasure if things don't go her way as she was putting in her own money.
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"Part of what Rex said reads as follows: "In this life, no one owes you anything. Especially for the entertainment industry, we are still learning. When we were younger, the said entertainment is big we didn't understand. Now we do Anyone who helps you one way or the other, thank the person no matter what happens.
God will bless anyone that has helped me. It's not because I know Funke Akindele or she's my friend. I've never seen where someone who is putting their money in a project won't have the right to vex. Do you have an idea how many people are on her payroll. If she isn't firm, people would take advantage.
Funke is usually under pressure when she needs to air and that's why she puts pressure on people. Funke edits scripts. What is due to you will get to you. Everything is time. Who are you to call people out in the industry."
Watch the video below:
Also, upcoming Nollywood actor, Tobi Makinde, took to social media to celebrate Funke Akindele. According to him, she believed in him and took him as a son.
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He said that the actress took him up for a production job even though he did not have any experience.
He said that Akindele scolded him when he messed up so that he would get better at his craft. Makinde added that only the patient and hardworking would understand how the actress really is.
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