NOLLYWOOD NEWS: Nollywood actress Steph Nora Okere has revealed how a foremost producer in the industry sexually harassed her which made her take a break from acting.
The star actress made this known during a chat with Broadway TV, where she disclosed how a movie producer once held a knife to her neck and asked her to strip.
During the chat, she was asked if she has sexually been harassed in the industry, she replied:
“Yes, i had. And that is one of the things that made me set up my NGO. If i say i didn’t, then I will be lying. Maybe over the years, i held it back.
I tried not to talk about it because my family said ‘let it go’, ‘let it pass’. I was harassed by a foremost producer who actually put a knife to my neck and asked me to strip. It’s a story for another day. I went through that and actually i left Nollywood at that point because when that happened, my family said enough of acting”.
Step Nora Okere went on to say:
“My family never supported me having acting as a full time job but when i started acting well and they started seeing me on TV, they started loving it until the producer guy did what he did and they said that was enough of acting.
So i stopped Nollywood for 2 whole years. I stopped going for auditions and started applying for bank jobs” – Step Nora Okere.
What words do you have for the star actress Steph Nora Okere who has stopped acting?
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