Share FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinWhatsappTelegramEmail 3.4K If You Like This Article Kindly Give Us A Share! Nollywood actress, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, has made a public request and made a plea to western film producers to cease casting Americans as Africans in their productions. According to the actress using A-list actors from Africa, Western producers can close the gap. More Articles You Would Love Ghanaian Fashion Label Seraban GH Presents Its Fabulous Collection Titled ‘BLOOM’ Sisiano presents “Ms. Green – Midnight Fantasy” | 2014 Collection Lookbook Speaking with Joy Entertainment at the Ladies of Valour event, Omotola urged Africans to speak up for themselves rather than being stereotyped by Western media. “The west also needs to understand our complexity and be a little more open to working with us. When you have roles for Africans, stop casting Americans as Africans. It makes no sense.” She claimed “We have to stand up for ourselves when we see movies where people are speaking as Africans in a different way. Who talks like that in Africa? These things are archaic. They are old, and we should fight to stop them.” She later added, “I pray we are that era now where African actors and filmmakers will be respected for what they bring to the table, and we can really foster collaboration.” Omotola is one of the pioneers of the Nigerian cinematic era and the most-watched actress in Africa. In 2013, she was honored in the Times Magazine’s list of the 100 most influential people in the world alongside Michelle Obama and Beyonce. She also received an honorary title from the Nigerian government as a member of the order of the Federal Government of Nigeria for her contributions to the Nigerian cinema, Nollywood. Read More Like This On Ghana Celebrity Watch UPCOMING TOP EVENTS! VIEW ALL EVENTSDIRECTION COLLECTION: OUT NOW!Click HereFollow us on Instagram @FashionGHANA_com | Twitter: @fashionGHANA | Facebook: Fashionghana.com To Submit stories Email: [email protected] or HashTag #FashionGHANA Share FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinWhatsappTelegramEmail More For You VIDEO: Beyonce’s Protege Chlöe Bailey Gets Backlash For Her Viral Adult Scene In... Burna Boy Faces Backlash From Black Americans Who Don’t Identify With Africa After... VIDEO: “They Said I Could Never Do This, So I’ma Do It With... Mya Jesus Deletes All Images Of Her Husband Papito And Unfollows Him Amidst... VIDEO: “I Talked To Jay Z & Beyonce” Kevin Hart Speaks On His... A.I. Digital Artist Shows Us How Hot A Rihanna Barbie Collection Would Be Alien Superstar Beyonce Takes To Social Media To Give Us A Taste Of... VIDEO: Watch Moments From Footballer Christian Atsu’s Funeral Attended By His Family, The... A$AP Rocky Could Be Locked Up During The Early Years Of His Son... Twitter Ridicules Tems For Her ‘View-Blocking’ 2023 Oscar’s Dress; See Reactions! You must log in to post a comment.This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.