‘Many Nollywoood actors are pretentious, social media stars’- Actor, Segun Arinze


Actor Segun Arinze has finally come out to express his take on the current set of actors in Nollywood, describing them as social media stars who are not well grounded in the arts.

In a recent interview on Emannuel Ugolee’s TV show, The Gist where he was a guest, the Actor maintained that it was becoming worrisome for him and some veteran actors seeing what is now being described as new Nollywood by today’s thespians. .

Arinze said it was wrong for the new set of actors to claim that new Nollywood, displaced the old Nollywood aside, adding that he was taken aback reading such comments coming from today’s acts in the English version of Nollywood. Arinze, branded the new set of actors as pretentious, saying “Today’s set of Nollywood actors are not grounded. What they know how to do is to speak phonetics.”

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