Entertainment & SocietyI Was Denied Movie Roles Because Of My Looks - Funke Akindele

I Was Denied Movie Roles Because Of My Looks – Funke Akindele

October 8, (THEWILL) – Filmmaker and actress, Funke Akindele, has opened up about her struggles on the path to success in Nollywood.

The 46-year-old actress recalled how she was denied movie roles due to her physical appearance. She said the bullying took a toll on her emotional health.

“While climbing the ladder of success, I met a lot of SHEs, bullies, people that would look down on you.

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“I remember people telling me, ‘You are not fine. You do not have bum. You do not have boobs. You will not be in this film’.

“And, I remember crying. A lot of times I would cry, break down, get into the bathroom, and cry.”

 

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