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‘I Turned Down Some Roles Because Of My Child’ – Bisola Aiyeola On Balancing Motherhood And A Blossoming Nollywood Career

‘I Turned Down Some Roles Because Of My Child’ – Bisola Aiyeola On Balancing Motherhood And A Blossoming Nollywood Career

Bisola Aiyeola, a reality TV star turned Nollywood sensation, has shared on how she balances between motherhood and a blossoming acting career.

As a single mother, Aiyeola’s approach to selecting roles is not solely driven by artistic passion but is profoundly influenced by the impact her on-screen personas may have on her daughter.

In a recent interview, the movie star spoke up on how being a mother shapes the roles she accepts. According to the mother of one, she is always conscious of the acting roles she accepts in the movie industry because of her daughter.

“It’s crucial that the roles I take on resonate with the values I’m instilling in my daughter,” Aiyeola shared, highlighting her commitment to being a role model both on and off the screen.

This meticulous selection process is a testament to her dedication to her daughter’s well-being, ensuring that the stories she tells contribute positively to her child’s upbringing.

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“I have a growing child and sometimes some of the roles you take can affect her positively or negatively. Especially because she is growing… You have other children around her who have different thoughts on what their parents do and so I have to be careful with some stories because I have to think that, in the long run, would it be a good look for my child?’”

Pulse quoted the actress as saying.

Balancing the responsibilities of single parenthood with the demands of an acting career in Nollywood is a high-wire act. Yet, Aiyeola approaches this challenge with grace, driven by a love for her craft and the desire to provide for her daughter.

“Acting is not just a job for me; it’s a calling. But so is being a mother. Both are roles I cherish deeply,”

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She said, unknown to many, that she has been in the industry for years, even before going on the Big Brother Naija reality show in 2017.

She noted that her passion has been her driving force.

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