- A Nigerian actor, Obi Czer, has called out colleague Richard Mofe-Damijo on social media
- Czer accused RMD one being one of those who have killed the Nigerian movie industry
- According to him, the veteran actor played his part by collecting lesser income thereby jeopardizing the chances of junior colleagues in the industry
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Veteran Nollywood actor, Richard Mofe-Damijo, has been called out by a colleague identified as Obi Czer on social media over the role he has played in crippling the Nigerian movie industry.
Czer in a post shared via his official Facebook page on Wednesday, July 9, noted that he has always loved RMD until he also became a part of the industry.
He said the actor was among those who ruined Nollywood by virtue of the amount he charges to appear in movie productions.
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Czer claimed RMD gets paid between the range of N250k-N400k when he should be charging as much as N5m for every appearance he makes in Nollywood productions.
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He said: "I love this man when I was growing up as a kid but after joining Nollywood and standing up for what was right in Nollywood I found out that this man was among the architects who killed Nollywood, RMD was collecting mere 250K-400K just to be in movies, he might say he's doing it for passion because he loves acting but he was killing the industry with such salary when he was meant to be collecting 5,000,000 per movie."
According to the young actor, RMD’s action has an ugly consequence on upcoming actors in the industry who are often forced to charge less since the big stars do not charge as much as they should be doing.
Czer also accused the actor of collecting such charges simply because he sees acting as a passion instead of a business.
"If RMD collects 250K-400K per movie then tell me how much a lower actor will collect per movie? He killed Nollywood in the name of passion instead of business," Czer wrote on Facebook.
See his post below:
In a related story about RMD, Legit.ng previously reported that the much-loved actor clocked the age of 59 and celebrated his special day in style.
RMD flooded his official Instagram page with some cool photos which appeared to have been specially taken for the occasion. The actor also noted that he has a lot to be grateful and thankful for as he approaches the new age.
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