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They Wanted To Use My Body – Actress, Bimbo Ademoye Speaks On Sleeping With Producers For Movie Roles

Popular Nollywood Actress, Bimbo Ademoye has opened up on how moviemakers wanted to use her body because of movie roles but she refused.
She spoke in an interview with Sun Newspaper. The actress also spoke about the trend of sleeping with producers for movie roles.
According to her, most moviemakers wanted to give her movie roles she wasn’t comfortable with. She disclosed that most moviemakers wanted her to play sexy roles, the side chic and the husband snatcher in movies but she rejected those movie roles.
“To be honest with you, everybody wanted to make use of the body. Everybody wanted me to play the sexy secretary or the girl that snatched someone’s husband, or the one that snatched the other person’s boyfriend. I can say that I have been very lucky.
I came into the industry through Uduak Isong. I didn’t experience the issues of sleeping with producers because of roles and I have never slept with anybody for that. She was more like a mother to me when I started.”
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Investing In ‘Gangs Of Lagos’, Best Financial Decision Of My Life – Bimbo Ademoye

Bimbo Ademoye, the Nollywood actress, has talked about the new Nollywood movie, Gangs of Lagos.

She said investing in Gangs of Lagos, a Jade Osiberu’s movie, was the best financial decision of her life.

The thespian disclosed in a recent interview that she invested in ‘Gangs of Lagos’ which is the first African original film on global streaming giant, Amazon Prime.

She said it has always been her desire to invest in the film industry but was skeptical because it seems unrealistic to her that filmmakers will recover the huge amount of money they put into filmmaking given their style of shooting.

She said she decided to invest in Jade Osiberu’s movie because she is an enigma.

The actress said, “I just called and I’m like ‘Is there space?’ because it’s a Jade film. I was like ‘Oh is the queue long?’ And she [Jade] said ‘Even if there’s no space you know I got you!’”

She said she couldn’t let the chance of investing in ‘Gangs of Lagos’ slip off because she regretted not investing in ‘Sugar Rush’ after seeing the commercial successes the movie recorded.

Ademoye played the role of Teni, a daughter of a wealthy gang leader and Obalola’s [played by Tobi Bakre] love interest in the movie ‘Gangs of Lagos’.

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If My Father Cries On My Wedding Day, I’l Go Back Home With Him – Actress Bimbo Ademoye

Popular Nigerian actress, Bimbo Ademoye has disclosed that if her father cries while she ties the knot, she will go back home with him.

In a post on her Instagram page, the thespian who recently spoke on her role in the newly released blockbuster, “Gangs of Lagos”, said that her wedding won’t hold if her dad cries on that day.

According to her, she’d have to follow her daddy home until he becomes strong enough to hold the wedding without letting open the gates of tears.

She concluded by saying that the wedding would be rescheduled till he is strong enough to let her go with her husband.

In her words:

“my daddy cries on my wedding day, everybody should just be going home , because I’m going back home with my daddy. We will continue to reschedule the wedding till he’s strong enough to let me go. Mi o fi daddy mi sere mehn. #justkidding.”

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“This rap isn’t rapping”– Bimbo Ademoye ‘wow’ netizens with rare rap skills as she jumps on Falz’s Mr. Yakubu challenge

Bimbo Ademoye, a well-known Nollywood actress and content creator, sparked outrage when she accepted the wildly popular Falz-initiated “Mr. Yakubu” dare.

Falz the Bad Guy and Vector, two Nigerian rap artists, recently released a new single called “Mr. Yakubu” and invited internet users to participate in an open verse challenge.

As was to be expected, a ton of videos from talented people surfaced as they gave the jam justice. Many people were impressed by the rap abilities that social media users shared.

Bimbo Ademoye, who made the decision to take up singing, followed the craze and delivered some “outstanding” lines that went viral online.

Bimbo performed a rap freestyle while decked out in her “Iya Barakat’s costume,” and it received a ton of positive internet feedback.

Sharing the video online, she wrote, “@falzthebahdguy end this challenge . The winner has emerged . No long talk . Drops mic.”

In response, Falz took the video to his Instagram page and captioned, ‘Heii God’.

depejufoods said, “Iya Barakat, we are sorry for not watching your latest tropical secxxion, I will carry all my family go YouTube now. But you see this your rap career will leave many wounded if you continue. So please abort mission. I repeat, abort mission now😂😂😂”.

faveszn said, “😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭are you not the greatest comedian in Nigeria like thisssss”.

theladymotara said, “😂😂😂😂😂😂😂 please let’s stick to the teropi secxxion edakun🙏🏽”.

omo.oba said, “And I thought mummy G.O had barrsss😂😂😂😂…. Wth😂😂😂”.

k8henshaw said, “😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂 you are the winner!!”

mspepo said, “My yakubu bu bu bu bu 😂😂😂😂!!!! Bruhhhhhh”.

dxavia said, “Must you break everything? Mr Yakubu everybody dey attack in peace Iya Barakat don give am heart-attack by choosing venue ‘junction’. 😂😂😂😂”.

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The New IT Girl in Nollywood is Bimbo Ademoye and she’s not Underrated.

While playing the third sugar sister in Kayode Kasum’s 2019 comedy-thriller Sugar Rush, Bimbo Ademoye successfully stood out and stole scenes from actresses like Adesua Etomi-Wellington and Bisola Aiyeola.

Bimbo Ademoye has emerged in 2020 as the movie’s breakout star and the subject of innumerable memes. She went from being an underappreciated YouTube and Iroko TV actor in movies like The Diary of a Crazy Nigerian Woman and One Long Day to a Netflix king in Kunle Afolayan’s Anklápó.

Back Up Wife with Seun Akindele from 2017 was my introduction to Bimbo Ademoye. Her performance brought to mind Funke Akindele’s breakout performance in the 2008 film Jenifa. Even while it was entertaining, I was also afraid of these roles—the razz rural girl who accidentally becomes the brunt of every joke—because we’d seen how they’d come to be a stereotype Funke Akindele still finds difficult to break years after Jenifa.

I’m not surprised Bimbo has been able to hold our attention given how frequently modern Nollywood relies on humorous elements, whether or not they are necessary. She was the funniest sister in Sugar Rush, the humorous companion in Nneka the Pretty Serpent, and we can’t forget Ayinla from the iconic Tunde Kelani.

Bimbo, on the other hand, slides through it with ease while other artists cling on these humorous bits like their life rely on it. Her quips are always on point, and she consumes the stage so completely that I worry about her back about half the time because it can’t be easy to carry a show from beginning to end.

Comedy frequently results in one-dimensional characters, but Bimbo seems to have modified the clichés she was given to create people that seem genuine. Yes, in movies like Selina and Breaded Life, her persona is portrayed as a comedy. Even though these characters are exaggerated and imaginary, you end up understanding their reasons and the possibility that they could be actual people rather than just laughing at them.

With his most recent Netflix project, Anklápó, Kunle Afolayan finally earned my respect after directing Citation, a movie that failed to make the post-sex for grades statement it was intended to, and Swallow, which was famous only for its wigs, production design, and Ijeoma Grace Agu’s transformative performance.

The Yoruba epic, which was released in September 2022, soon rose to the top of the list of Nollywood movies discussed that year. Anklápó also served as a further warning that, even in the 1900s, guys will humiliate you.

Bimbo doesn’t have to be amusing to captivate you with her act, as Anklápó demonstrated. Gone, a 2018 redemption drama directed by Daniel Ademinokan, was another movie that made reference to this aspect of her. It was at that point that I first had the impression, “Omo, this chick is going to go all the way.”

Additionally, the fact that Bimbo genuinely has a personality off-screen doesn’t hurt. She has amassed over two million followers on social media thanks to her sense of humor and ability to transform what could have been unfunny sponsored advertisements into amusing unique skits. You should really get into her Instagram persona, Iya Barakat, if you haven’t already.

It’s safe to say that Bimbo has made the transition from being underestimated to the it-girl of Nollywood with the announcement of Sugar Rush 2 and the upcoming releases of Gangs of Lagos on Amazon Prime. Since Bimbo has become everyone’s favorite, that’s okay even though I know we all adore it when our favorites are underappreciated. It implies that we have taste from the beginning.

I’m very eager to see more of Bimbo Ademoye, and yes, as this tweet stated, we’re still hoping for a Bimbo and Uzor Arukwe romantic comedy as Nollywood continues to push itself with films like Brotherhood and For Maria: Ebun Pataki.