Movies of Wednesday, 4 February 2015
Afrocentric actress and Double Cross Co-Producer Ama K Abebrese on eTV Ghana’s TLNCS disagreed with comedian Bismark the Joke’s opinion that light skin actors got more roles.
“I don’t agree with the notion that if you are not fair in the industry then you don’t get casted for roles. If you look at other industries, looking at the world in general, everyone wants to copy what’s happening around them. Lupita Nyong’o is doing great in Hollywood. Viola Davis is doing great and the Nigerian lady in Orange is The New Black too is doing very well.
“If you want to think only lights skin people get roles in this industry; I don’t think that’s true. There’s enough room for everybody. And my campaign is about accepting your natural skin color and not falling for bleaching or toning to look lighter.”