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I’ve never dated anyone all my life, but i’m not a virgin – Actress Amara Maduka

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Amara Maduka, is gradually becoming one of the most sought after in the movie industry.

In this interview, the Anambra State-born role interpreter speaks on her career, love life and challenges of being a plus-sized actress.

Can you briefly tell us about yourself?

I’m Amara Maduka, from Anambra State. I’m from a family of three. I’m the first daughter and second child. I’m an actor, writer and aspiring producer.

How long have you been acting?

I have been acting for five years now.

Can you mention some of the movies you have done?

I have featured in Maduka Daughters, Village Flavour, Okirika, The Israelite, Good Marriage, and Three Bad Girls, to mention a few.

How did you join the movie industry?

I joined the movie industry after leaving school. I knew I have the talent and I decided to pursue it.

What were the challenges you faced at the early stage?

My weight was a big challenge. I was very fat at the time and I didn’t get featured in roles I knew I could deliver, because all the producers saw was a fat, ugly girl. Not my talent.

How did you overcome it?

Oh well, when you get tired of being fed bullshit, you have to make a change at some point. All that matters is how you see yourself. I knew I am more than what they could see and that image alone kept me going.

Did it make you depressed?

I battled depression at some point. But like I said, if you know who you are, nothing can stop you. Not for too long.

Sexual harassment is a common trend in the industry, how did you scale through?
I haven’t been sexually harassed by any producer, I’m one of the lucky ones.

Did you hit the gym or work on your size to fit in?

I didn’t work on myself to ‘fit in’. I’m working on myself for me. I love to look good. And I’m only just getting started.

How supportive were your parents when you took the bold step to join Nollywood?

I have just my mom now. My dad wouldn’t have allowed it, but my mom is supportive.

You lost your dad?

Yeah in 2012.

Did your boyfriend at that time give you the go ahead?

I’ve never really dated anyone all my life. It’s funny but true. I’m just learning to truly give love a chance now.

Source – SUN

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BBNaija Star, Kiddwaya Shows Off His New Look (Photos)

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Former Big Brother Naija housemate, Kiddwaya took to his Instagram page on Wednesday to show off his freshly colored hairdo.

The reality TV star, whose real name is Terseer Waya, switched up his look as he dyed the center of his hair to brown.

Taking to the photo-sharing app, Kiddwaya uploaded a couple of pictures of himself cladded in a Versace rainbow robe and he wrote;

“We no longer shoot for the stars. We shoot for every God damn thing up there”

Read Also: Kiddwaya replies fan who asked him if he has “paid the debt” he incurred

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Burna Boy Fires Shot; Says “Some People Can Perform But Can’t Sing”

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Popular superstar singer, Burna Boy, has once again reignited feud rumors after he fired some shots via his Snapchat account.

The self-proclaimed ‘African Giant’ raised fans’ eyebrows when he threw a subtle shade, which many believe might be aimed at his colleague, Davido. Burna Boy shared a post which reads:

Some people can perform but can’t sing, some people can sing and perform. Quality over hype.

Information Nigeria recalls that the singer, who was recently nominated for a Grammy Award for ‘Best Global Music Album’, was seen celebrating with his family and friends.

The ‘Way Too Big’ crooner earned himself a chance to compete for the ‘Best Global Music Award’ category at the the 63rd annual Grammy Awards scheduled to hold in January 2021.

Read Also: ‘You Are Looking At The Champion’ – Burna Boy Reacts To His Grammy Nomination

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MTV Africa Music Awards (MAMA) Returns In 2021; To Be Held In Uganda

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The MTV Africa Music Awards (MAMA) has returned after taking a break in 2016. The seventh edition of the prestigious music awards show will be held in a re-imagined virtual format in Uganda on February 20, 2021.

The official Twitter page of MTV Base Africa has been updated to show all the necessary information regarding the upcoming awards show.

The 2021 edition of the awards promises to be exciting as four new categories have been added namely the MAMA Generation Change Award, Best Fan Base, Alone Together Best Lockdown Performance and Personality of the Year in addition to the highly coveted categories – Best Male, Best Female, Best Song, and Best Collaboration.

Read AlsoFull List Of Winners At MTV MAMA Awards

Nominees will announced in December 2020. Bonang Matheba remains as the host of the event.

The MTV Africa Music Awards Kampala 2021 will be broadcast on MTV Base (DStv Channel 322) and MTV (DStv Channel 130).

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