In celebration of Omotola Jalade Ekeinde’s return to the big screen, the legendary superstar is the cover star of
Glam Africa magazine’s latest issue, The Career Edition.
For this cover feature, she speaks to the magazine about her three-year acting hiatus and why the Alter Ego movie – a hard-hitting film already praised by critics – is so important for women and society as a whole. As a human rights activist in her spare time, Omotola plays an attorney seeking justice for young girls and women.
As a human rights activist in her spare time, the mother of four plays an attorney seeking justice for young girls and women.
Omotola also talked about her attachment to the movie saying
When I got the script, I wasn’t actually ready to go back to the big screen, but I liked the script and story. A lot of people don’t talk about PTSD and mental illness in Nigeria, and I like to bring attention to such issues … I wanted something meaningful, the kind of project that I would be proud of having helped create.
The Glam Africa’s Editor, Fadekemi Sulaiman she said the Glam Africa team was proud to be celebrating the legendary and inspiring Omotola.