Diane Russet, a former Big Brother Naija reality star, actress and filmmaker, has gone down memory lane.She recounted an incident that almost ended her film career.Diane recalled how she lost the file of one of her movie projects and had to reshot, stressing that the incident almost made her give up on filmmaking.She explained that she didn’t quit because of the encouragement from her friends in the industry.She narrated this while appearing on Hip TV’s programme, Trending, alongside Elozonam.The show was hosted by another reality star, Kimoprah.Diane said, “I usually thought that you had to go to film school, learn all the basics and all that. But they [my industry friends] also told me that you can learn on the job. So, I’m still learning on the job. It doesn’t mean I won’t go to film school. Hopefully, I will go to film school.“I’m learning on the job and it has been exciting. They [my industry friends] keep pushing me even when I feel like giving up.“There was one project that we lost the file, and I had to reshoot and that cost me a lot. And I remembered saying, ‘You know what? This is my last production. I am done.“I gave up. Everytime, they [my friends] will say, ‘Just finish seeing that one, you will come back again and we will produce another film.’ So, they always keep me going.”DAILY POST recalls that Diane’s ‘Ricordi’ won the Best Original Drama Series at the 2023 African Magic Viewers Choice Awards.
Ilebaye wins Big Brother Naija All Star Season
Ilebaye has emerged winner of 2023 Big Brother Naija All Star Season defeating Mercy Eke; the first runner up, to win the N120 million naira cash prize among others.
The 2023 All Star finalist were Ilebaye; winner, Mercy Eke; first runner up, Ceec; second runner up, Adekunle; third runner up, Cross and Pere.
Ex-wife asked me to choose between her and Mohbad – Late singer’s father
Joseph Aloba, the father of the late singer, Ilerioluwa Aloba, better known as Mohbad, has said his ex-wife, who happens to be Mohbad’s first stepmom, once asked him to choose between Mohbad and her.
Aloba said this while clarifying Mohbad’s lyric in the song, “Sorry”.
Aloba, while shedding more light on the lyrics, disclosed that his relationship with her was complicated.
He stated that his decision to choose Mohbad over her led to her packing out from the family.
“The stepmother told me one day, ‘Choose me or your son.’ I chose my son (Mohbad) and she packed her loads and left. I and the lady were together for more than seven years. I married her around 2005. That stepmother did not want me to send Mohbad to school, and I chose my son. And she decided to leave,” Aloba said while speaking exclusively with Saturday PUNCH.
Mohbad died at the age of 27, on September 12 and was buried the next day.
Circumstances leading to his death have yet to be unraveled. However, the Lagos State Police Command has begun an investigation into the case.
Veteran actor Suara Is dead
Veteran Nollywood actor Oluyemi Lawrence Adeyemi popularly known as Suara, is dead.
The actor, according to a statement signed by his son, Adedotun Adeyemi, died on Sunday, September 24.
“It is with a heavy heart but with total submission to God that we announce the passing of our beloved husband, father, grandfather, brother, and uncle, Oluyemi Lawrence Adeyemi (Suara), who went to be with the Lord on Sunday, September 24, 2023.
“We are consoled because we know that he has gone to rest. We kindly request that the family be allowed some privacy in this time of grief. More details about the burial will be communicated soon.”
Adeyemi rose to fame with his role in the 2001 Wale Adenuga hit series, ‘Super Story.’
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