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Adesua Etomi “If not for my mother, I wouldn’t be acting today,” actress talks acting career

“When I actually got to the UK, I was actually meant to go into the sciences and do Medicine and all that. But as God would have it, I failed one subject I was supposed to pass.

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In a recent interview with Pulse Nigeria, Adesua Etomi, who is popular for "Falling," "Knocking on Heaven's Door," "Soldier's Story," spoke on her acting career, and how it all started.

According to the AMVCA nominee, she would probably be a doctor today if her mum had not supported her.

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“When I actually got to the UK, I was actually meant to go into the sciences and do Medicine and all that. But as God would have it, I failed one subject I was supposed to pass.

I was having this meeting with my Guidance Counselor and I was like “I really don’t wanna do this, I actually want to act.”

So the Guidance Counselor called my mum, so we have this meeting where I was like “mummy, it’s actually acting I want to do.” Imagine telling an African woman that you want to be an actress.

It’s actually amazing because my mum took it so well. She was behind me a hundred percent. “If not for my mother, I wouldn’t be acting, I would probably be in a hospital somewhere."

ALSO READ: ADESUA ETOMI NARRATES HER FIRST EXPERIENCE AS AN ACTRESS

Watch full interview below;

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