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Monday, 30 June 2014
What Will Make Me Quit Nollywood--Dakore Egbuson Reveals
It is being said that no food for lazy man and as such, every
individual must try to earn a decent living in every possible means. The
Nollywood industry has been able to provide an avenue for many to make a
living; either educated or not.
Funny enough, the make-believe
industry does not select gender, but accommodates everyone. What baffles
many is how actresses manage their homes and still combine acting to
To many female celebrities, who can't do the two together,
they quit acting if their husband wants it, while some will argue that
it’s not possible because the man met her while acting and as such
cannot stop her, while some will say they will have to reach a mutual
Nollywood actress, Mimi Orjiekwe, once described the
Nollywood industry as an industry that is very challenging, but worth
the experience. She also said she would not stop acting because it is
In her words, “My job is not going to be a problem. I
think it is something we should learn how to handle. It becomes a
problem when you devote all your attention to your job. Your children
and your husband are also your job. In other words, I am not leaving
acting for marriage. It is something that can work hand in hand.”
actress Oma Iyasara, did describe actresses as people who would make
good wives at their various homes but stressed that she cannot quit
acting for any man, excepts he has another business plan for her that is
better than acting. The list is endless.
In reality, sometimes
we need to appreciate the courage of some men who got married to
actresses and the marriage is still intact, with the likes of Omotola
Jalade as an example.
Recently, Nollywood actress, Dakore Egbuson
Akande, left fans and colleague spell bound when she disclosed that she
would gladly quit acting if and when her husband asks her to do so.
disclosure was coming on the heels of speculation that the actress had
taken a leave of absence from acting, because her father in-law and her
husband asked her to stop.
Dakore debunked the rumours, stating
that she had to take a break from acting because something more
important came along. “I fell in love. I had to give more time to my
relationship to make sure I nurtured it away from the public eye, as
much as I could. I took an unintended break to focus on my