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Is Nollywood this bias and inconsiderate? Look at the suffering this actress had to go through just to land a role 

Popular Ghanaian actress, Ella Mensah, has revealed that she bleached her skin in other to be getting movie roles in Nollywood. In a snippet of an interview that Delay Ghana posted on her Instagram page, Ella revealed how much she spent on bleaching her skin. According to the actress, she had to take an injection which cost about costs £2,000 “I don’t use cream to bleach my skin, I took an injection.”

She claim to have  spent a whooping N960k on bleaching just to ge roles in Nigerian movies.

The actress who added that she owes no one an explanation for bleaching her skin, says it has helped her gain recognition in the movie industry. ‘I thought about it and it is my own skin and thank God I am not going to hurt or kill anybody. So I did it because I love it and also partly because of my job.’

In a previous interview with Sammy Flexx on Zylofon Fm,  Ella revealed that Nigerian movie producers and directors prefer giving roles to light-skinned actresses as they see them more attractive.

‘If you are a dark-skinned person, your talent alone is not going to push you up because a producer once told me that I have the height, the body and that I am look attractive’’

Perhaps this is the very thing that actress, Beverly Naya was trying to address, when she  recently shot a documentary titled “Skin”.  The documentary which is is produced byBeverly Naya and directed by Etim Effiong features several notable celebrities like Phyno, Bob Risky, Eku Edewor, and Dianna Yekinni.

Watch the trailer of her documentary here


Don't Click On This Pictures If You Can't Control Yourself Don't Click On This Pictures If You Can't Control Yourself Reviewed by Unknown on March 24, 2019 Rating: 5

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