Iyabo Ojo defends starring in Showmax’s ‘Real Housewives of Lagos’

Iyabo Ojo

Ojo stated, during the RHOL panel session at the recently held NECLive9, that she initially turned down the offer but went ahead after consulting with her kids and coming to the realisation that it would be an opportunity to promote her brand.

Whatever it is that helps my brand grow is good for me. It was going to put me out there more and people would get to know the other part of me. A lot of people are used to me as an actress, now a TikToker but it was just good cause my kids welcomed it,” the actress revealed.

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Since it premiered last month, RHOL has received both accolades and expected criticism. Top on the latter is the marital status of some of the show’s cast . The actress who has been divorced for years is joined by Caroline Hutchings also divorced and Chioma ‘Good Hair’ Ikokwu who has never been married.

The show’s producers are yet to publicly respond to this. On the flip side, the show is reportedly gaining a progressive fan base with new episodes stirring online conversation.

Also starring Laura Ikeji, Mariam Timmer, and Toyin Lawani-Adebayo, the Real Housewives of Lagos takes a closer look into the behind the spotlight look into the lives of the high profile celebrities. Six episodes are currently streaming on Showmax with six more to go. New episodes premiere weekly.

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