“Only Actresses Dey Buy Cars, Houses” — Mixed Reactions Trail Destiny Etiko’s New Mansion
Nigerians have reacted to photos of Nollywood actress, Destiny Etiko’s new mansion which she presented herself as a birthday gift.
- Etiko’s post.
While some commenters are celebrating her new achievement, others are wondering why there is a big disparity between the successes of female and male actors.
- Destiny Etiko
One Twitter user wrote: “Lol. Again, it’s only the females cashing out from the movies.”
Some other Nigerians wondered when the gender pay gap will be addressed in the Nigerian movie industry. The user wrote:
“This gender pay gap in Nollywood needs to be addressed.
“Na only women dey buy cars, houses? Are the men not successful enough to buy these things?”
A Twitter influencer, Yemi Hazan, also aired his displeasure about the pay gap. He said, “Can’t remember the last time an actor bought a mansion for himself… We keep unlooking the massive gender pay gap in Nollywood.. unfair.”
The truth is that only Zubby Michael and a few other actors can afford a mansion like this for themselves. Could it be the gender pay gap, endorsements or the actresses are just hustling harder?
Feel free to drop your opinion on the comment section.
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