“I’m Not As Tough As I Appear In Movies” – Jaiye Kuti Opens Up



Nollywood actress,Jaiye Kuti, who always plays the role of a stern woman or scheming mother, has stated that she is not as touch as she appears in movies.

Jaiye Kuti who disclosed that she treats people well as human beings and try to be upright with them, further told Sunday Beats;

“Yes, I am a very strict person. I don’t take nonsense and I don’t give nonsense. I like people who are honest and truthful to a level. I treat people well as human beings and I try to be upright with them. But when people try to take advantage of me, I don’t accept it. However, I am not as tough as I appear in movies. I have children and I have been able to, by the grace of God, raise them properly. If you ask the people in my house, they would tell you that I don’t take nonsense.”

On working for free as Yoruba movie actress, she said;

“That happened way back. It does not happen like that again. No one has ever called me to feature on a movie for free because we’re friends. Gone are the days when that happened. We all have responsibilities and if you keep working for free, how do you make headway? You need every movie to pay for your bread and butter. I pay whoever I invite to work with me and I expect the same treatment. These days, there are several producers from different places. Some of them are just investors who want to make money from their investments.”

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