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“Its Robbery” Kemi Lala Akindoju Accuses Colleague Femi Durojaiye Of Extorting Upcoming Actors

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Actress and producer Kemi “Lala” Akindoju has called out veteran actor Femi Durojaiye for trying to extort young actors in exchange for roles.

"Its Robbery" Kemi Lala Akindoju Accuses Colleague Femi Durojaiye Of Extorting Upcoming Actors

In a tweet on February 5th, Akindoju reacted to an Instagram post Durojaiye shared on January 29th. In it, he asked actors to pay the sum of N35,000 for premium “movie roles”.

 

Lala has now warned upcoming actors to steer clear of the veteran actor. According to her, no one should pay any sum to get auditions or movie roles in films.

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Responding to Lala, Femi Durojiaye wrote that actors are paying for mentorship and not just roles

“I will push forward those with me first for those jobs. You become my personal responsibility. And should you also want to learn anything behind the camera, you can learn it hands-on from the top professionals who shoot my Movies”,

 

“We’ve done the first Project and immensely proud that one of the ladies who came on my movie project played one of the 5 lead characters.” He continued ” An opportunity Nollywood never gave her. You don’t have to come to me, you can always attend auditions which is free.”

But if you’ve given auditions all your best & yet your career isn’t going anywhere, then come to me. You’re absolutely responsible for how you legally navigate your career in Nollywood. My advise? In Nollywood, be in the crowd but never never follow the crowd or the noise. Nobody cares about your career but yourself”.

 

Nevertheless, many have taken a cue from Lala Akindoju’s post to share their unpleasant experiences as upcoming actors in Nigeria’s movie industry.

 

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