Funke Akindele Opens Up About Her Struggles in the Movie Industry
Hey there, middle schoolers! Today, we’re going to talk about a famous actress named Funke Akindele and how she faced some tough times in the movie industry.
Funke Akindele recently shared her story on a show called Toke Moments. She revealed that she was not given important roles in big movies because people didn’t think she was “fine” enough.
Can you believe it? Even in movies made in her own language, Yoruba, Funke Akindele was given only minor roles. This made her really sad, and she would often cry about it.
People would say mean things to Funke Akindele, like “You are not fine” or “You don’t have what it takes.” These hurtful comments made her doubt herself and made her cry even more.
But guess what? Funke Akindele didn’t let these judgments bring her down. She kept working hard and believing in herself. And eventually, she became a big star in Nollywood!