opular Nollywood Actress, Halima Abubakar, has revealed the secret of some Nollywood Producers before casting an actress.
The actress, who took to micro-blogging platform to reveal the secret, noted that some Nollywood Producers demand sex before they cast any actress in their movie.
She made this disclosure while responding to a tweet from a netizen who tried to ascertain the veracity of sex for roles among Nollywood producers.
She’d tweeted: “I left Twitter not Nollywood . I produce my own movies. I no get strength for sex.”
A follower then asked: “Serious!! That means it’s true that producers do demand sex from female actresses before casting them in movies. Our sisters are not safe.”
Halima then confirmed the follower’s suspicion with her reply: “So many yes.”
The Sex-for-roles discussion is one that has lingered on in the industry for many years.
According to TheNewsGuru.com, In January 2022, veteran Actor, Kanayo O. Kanayo rubbished the claim as he gave a contrary opinion that some Actresses do not put in the hardwork and act out their script well.
Sharing a picture of a movie set on his page, the veteran said, “When you hear of sex for roles in Nollywood, please do not believe all you are told. Many of the girls are not working hard to live up to the roles they are cast for. Quite a shame.”