Nollywood actor, Emeka Ike, has decided to reveal the names of some Nollywood superstars who demand for sex from actresses in exchange for roles in movies.
Ike, who faced challenges in his marriage earlier this year made it known in a recent interview how sad he is with the modus operandi of the Actors’ Guild of Nigeria. He also stated that the Ibinabo Fiberesima-led tenure which is still of the AGN can only be compared to the biblical Sodom and Gomorrah, where producers sleep with actresses to give them roles while they practice homosexuality with the males.
According to PulseNG, the actor said, while addressing newsmen at the 2nd edition of the City People’s Political Award held recently in Lagos, that the Nigerian movie industry is filled with decays which must not be transferred to the next generation.
“There are five people who have taken the laws of the Nigerian movie industry into their hands. They are Emma Ogugua, Murphy Stephen, Sunny McDon, Okey Bakassi and Ifeanyi Dikeh. These five people registered Actors Guild of Nigeria as their personal business. No other individual can come in,” he said.
“My first concern is to clean up Nollywood, clean up AGN. Every Nigerian youth wants to act movies now. What future are we leaving for them? Where are they going to write their names?
“The two bedroom in Surulere where they would ask you to come and grace their beds before they give you roles? Where they would make you join a gay group or lesbian group before they talk to you?
“Nollywood has gotten so bad that you must either strip and grace their beds or join the gay or lesbian group to belong.
“The people at the helm of affairs are the ones killing Nollywood. Some of the well-known actors don’t even know their rights. I dare say it again, they don’t. Nobody can come out to challenge me.
“We built this industry with pain. Those who are at the helm of affairs now, people don’t even know them in the movies. They just came in and messed everything up.
“Ibinabo has been acting as the president of AGN for years now, but with her case as an ex-convict, do you have any moral justification to recognize her as the president? The court case is still on and the war continues.
“That wasn’t the industry I founded. My daughter will not go into that industry tomorrow and they would say she must sleep with one of them to get a role. Neither would my son be a part of Nollywood that is full of immoralities,” he added.
Culled from Ekekee
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