I Was A Victim Of Body Shaming – Nollywood Actress Eniola Badmus Opens Up

September 4, 2020
23 Views

Eniola Badmus

Eniola Badmus

Eniola Badmus, a popular Nollywood actress has revealed a shocker that she faced several rejections in Nigeria’s movie industry because of her plus size.

But she went on despite the body shaming to make her mark in the industry.

Speaking about her auditions in the early days of her career, Eniola said, “Some people just look at me and say, ‘we don’t want to use your body size’ but to me, I feel beauty is not by size. But size was a major thing people looked at then before saying, ‘no, we don’t want you”’.

She admitted that these periods of rejection were difficult for her, but she was determined to remain undeterred in the pursuit of her dreams.

This determination, she revealed, came from the loving support of her parents while growing up. It was the reason for her confidence and tenacity.

In her words, “Nothing gets to me”.

Being a victim of fat-shaming, Eniola commented on the issue of people being accused on social media for living above their means.

“If they’re living a fake life, they’re living it for a reason, and the reason is so that they can get more jobs. Whether you like it or not, people don’t associate with broke people, so you need to fake it to make it. Fake life is expensive on its own.”

She described her current state of mind as being “very happy”, and said that she was grateful even just for being alive in the midst of a pandemic.

#WithChude is a special series of targeted multimedia conversations and investigations focused on narratives that enable and strengthen the mind, heart, and spirit.

New episodes of #WithChude show every Saturday at 9pm on TVC Entertainment, and every Thursday on EbonyLife TV at 7:30pm.

It also features as an extended play podcast on Spotify, iTunes among other podcast platforms every Wednesday at 10:00am.

You may be interested

“Sometimes I wonder if God dey for real” – Cubana Chiefpriest reacts to the government “hoarding” Covid-19 palliatives
Gossip
1 views
Gossip
1 views

“Sometimes I wonder if God dey for real” – Cubana Chiefpriest reacts to the government “hoarding” Covid-19 palliatives

admin - October 27, 2020

Celebrity Barman, Cubana Chiefpriest has questioned the existence of God for comfortably watching oppressors oppress weak citizens. He said this…

Gossip

“Are you mad? I’m not scared of you, ingrate” – Kiddwaya and his alleged cousin fight dirty

admin - October 27, 2020

Big Brother Naija lockdown housemate, Terseer Waya popularly known as Kiddwaya has been blasted on Twitter by a lady who…

BREAKING: Hoodlums loot NYSC camp in Abuja
Entertainment
2 views
Entertainment
2 views

BREAKING: Hoodlums loot NYSC camp in Abuja

admin - October 27, 2020

Hoodlums in their numbers have invaded the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) camp in Kubwa Abuja looting properties belonging to…

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.