Kanayo reveals male actors' 'unusual connections' in the industry
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Veteran Nollywood actor, Kanayo O. Kanayo, has openly discussed the increasing prevalence of 'unnatural relationships' among male actors in the industry, while also lamenting the influx of talentless female newcomers desperate for roles.

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Appearing on Nedu Wazobia's popular podcast ‘The Honest Bunch,’ Kanayo shed light on some of the hidden aspects of Nollywood, revealing covert practices that have hindered the industry’s development.

During the podcast, Kanayo O Kanayo discussed his long-term acting goals and his desire for a successful career even after clocking 90.

The veteran actor, without holding back, addressed the pervasive issue of homosexuality in the film industry amongst male actors and producers.

“Are you aware most actors are on drugs? For men, those who have unnatural… when I mean unnatural, in law, it means when man dey sleep with man,” he said partly.

Kanayo openly expressed concern about the influx of inexperienced young women into Nollywood who have gained access through unscrupulous means.

He condemned the prevalence of individuals who lack acting talent but have secured roles through dubious methods such as “sex-for-role.”

He emphasized that acting is a skill that requires intrinsic ability, which can be developed but cannot be achieved through shortcuts or manipulation.

“Many girls are desperate to act; you don’t come to Nollywood to learn how to cat. Acting is in you, if it’s not there, go and learn how to sell crayfish,” he stated.

Watch the video below …