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Meet Funmi Martins, The original Mother of Mide Funmi Martins



Funmi Martins, the original mother of Mide Funmi Martins, holds a significant place in the Nigerian entertainment industry as an accomplished actress. Her legacy and contributions to the Nigerian film industry are worth celebrating, as she left an indelible mark during her time in the spotlight.

Funmi Martins was a highly talented and versatile actress known for her captivating performances in numerous Yoruba movies. With her exceptional acting skills, she effortlessly brought characters to life, captivating audiences with her natural talent and on-screen charisma.

During her career, Funmi Martins starred in a wide range of movies, showcasing her versatility as an actress. She effortlessly transitioned between dramatic roles, where she displayed emotional depth, and comedic roles, where she delighted viewers with her impeccable comedic timing. Her performances were always captivating, earning her critical acclaim and a loyal fan base.

Aside from her acting prowess, Funmi Martins was also admired for her beauty and style. She had a radiant presence both on and off the screen, with a charm that endeared her to fans and colleagues alike. Her fashion sense was impeccable, and she effortlessly carried herself with grace and elegance, solidifying her status as a fashion icon.

However, Funmi Martins’ life was tragically cut short at a young age, leaving a void in the Nigerian entertainment industry. Her untimely passing shocked her fans and the entire film community, as her talent and potential were still blossoming.

Despite her passing, Funmi Martins’ influence and impact continue to resonate. Her daughter, Mide Funmi Martins, has followed in her footsteps, carving out her own successful acting career. Mide has not only inherited her mother’s talent but also her beauty and grace, making her a fitting torchbearer for her mother’s legacy.

To this day, Funmi Martins is remembered as a trailblazer and an icon, her memory cherished by those who witnessed her incredible talent and passion for acting. The photos of Funmi Martins serve as a reminder of her radiant spirit and the immense contributions she made to Nigerian cinema.

Funmi Martins will forever be celebrated as an exceptional actress and a remarkable individual who left an indelible mark on the Nigerian entertainment industry. Her legacy lives on through her daughter and the countless fans who continue to appreciate her work, ensuring that she will always be remembered as the original Mother of Mide Funmi Martins.

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‘This Is Pure Evil’ – Mary Njoku frown at Those requesting DNA Test From Mohbad’s Wife



Nollywood actress, Mary Njoku, has slammed critics questioning the paternity of the son of late singer, Ilerioluwa Aloba, popularly known as Mohbad.

News Direct reports that Omawunmi, the wife to Mohbad, has come under heavy backlash over the son’s complexion, with some people calling for a DNA test for the child.

In a post via Instagram on Friday, Mary described the call as pure evil and advised that people should not add to the widow’s misery.

The movie star added that if late Mohbad didn’t doubt the child’s paternity, the public should not think otherwise but should focus on getting justice for him.

She wrote: “Asking a mourning widow to submit her son for a DNA test is pure evil. Haba! She just lost a husband, lost a father to her child, lost her helper and protector of 10 years! Let her mourn in peace.

“If you can’t support her don’t add to her misery! Small money don enter for DNA tests. Just because she isn’t rich, if her husband didn’t doubt the paternity, who are we to think otherwise?

“Abeg make una no let the dead pare for una o. Don’t frustrate his family. Let’s focus on getting justice for Mohbad.”

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Lateef Adedimeji, Woli Agba, others feature in ‘The Thorns’



Tope Adebayo Salami, the Director of Femi Adebayo’s ‘Jagun Jagun,’ is set to unveil another blockbuster, titled – The Thorns.

The movie features Lateef Adedimeji as lead actor.

Others in the movie include Omowunmi Dada, Woli Agba, Funke Ogunmola, Jumoke Odetola, Femi Branch, Peju Ogunmola, Shola Kosoko, Olawunmi Oluwapelumi, Ademola Amoo, Damilola Oni, and Omobolanle Adigun.

In the movie, Adedimeji as Pelumi, resolves never to love again because of the crisis he encountered with his two past marriages, until he meets the hilarious fake Prophet Egbojuayosoke, Woli Agba Ayo Ajewole, who prophesies that love is about to smile on him again

The romantic dramedy is produced by Beatrice Funke Ogunmola (BFO).

Ogunmola, known and referred to as BFO, is a Nigerian-American living in Texas, United State of America.

BFO is the producer of Love Castle, a film that won several awards from Toronto International Nollywood Film Festival, Abuja International Film Festival, and West African Film Festival

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Hard to stay sane, clean in music industry – Korede Bello



Singer Korede Bello has said it’s difficult to stay sane and clean in the entertainment industry.

He made this known in a post via his X handle #koredebello on Thursday.

He wrote on how challenging it is to stay mentally sound and sober in the entertainment industry.

According to him: “People don’t understand how hard it is to stay sane in a seemingly crazy industry. It’s even harder when you choose to stay clean.

“ So if you want to help an artiste stay alive, contribute to their mental health, support them while they’re still here with whatever you have, even if all you have are your kind words.

“You may not love their art, but you can choose to love the soul of the artist in the human being.”

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