Nollywood is known as the cinema of Nigeria and expanded rapidly during the late 90’s and early 2000’s. Consequently, it became the globe’s second largest film industry in terms of annual film productions. Hence, according to this it was ahead of the US but behind India. Moreover, controversies have always been part of the film industry, be it related to the actors, producers, directors and even actresses! Similarly, Nollywood has also been a prey to these controversies where the film industry reports tons and tons of cases about it as compared to its music and comedy industry.
Usually actresses are the center of attention of such scandals as some are in the news for having a relationship with a married man, some for fighting over a man who usually belongs from the same industry as well while some are reported to be sleeping with a successful director or producer in order for them to get a role in his upcoming movie.
From husband snatching to acting upon sexual immorality in the society, such issues and scandals have affected the images of Nollywood actors and actresses pretty much. However, they’re caught up by controversies even because of the much interrogative paparazzi or journalists who dig deep down into their privacy and come up with such issues. But some actresses laugh it off while others don’t bother to comment on them. Either ways, no one has the rights to defame any one or splash mud on them. Listing below are some of the controversial actresses in Nollywood along with the some celebrities without makeup as well.
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105. Tonto Dikeh
She is certainly one of the most controversial actresses of Nollywood. Dikeh has been accused of the fact that she has gone up the ladder of success, fame and stardom only because of staying in the news due to her various sorts of controversies. Sometimes, because of the roles that she took which pushed her towards nudity and soft porn but she endorsed it all. Secondly, due to her alleged sexual relations with names like Iyanya, KC, Wizkid and Tuface. Thirdly, her quarrel with stylist Toyan Lawani got her the title of queen of controversies. Moreover, the Rivers State born actress even carried a monkey alongside her when it was strictly informed that mammals can lead to transmitting Ebola Virus. Furthermore, she was even talked about when she got into the shoes of a singer, mostly people disregarded of her being a singer by stating that she had no traits as that of one.