By Obiajulu Chiagoziem
Victoria Inyama, a veteran actress in the Nigerian movie industry has revealed why she doesn’t surround herself with people who are constantly happy.
The controversial actress who is known for speaking freely on issues, is of the opinion that some people are living fake lives.
According to her, some laugh and smile to hide their real self and the problems they face, and that she prefers real people who’re honest, crystal and raw.
Taking to her Instagram page, she wrote: “I don’t surround myself with People who are constantly Happy. Always smiling to mask the bullshit life they actually have”
“I Prefer Real People, who are Honest & Raw!!!”
I can’t deal with pretence….
Fact is Most days suck….
“Don’t fake a smile on my behalf………..To think you can spite me………… Or most people on my level”
“Putting up a show to disguise or Pepper them’ is very exhausting”
“To all the people in my life…Be in your own Skin….Your true Self…..When you live in your true self & life throws you lemons….I / We will try dilute it with water & sugar so there’s Lemonade”
“When you live in a bubble of lies then the truth becomes a laughable skit”
“Your only Competition is U….Life is a Theatre with in built stages…..Be the realistic Performer Not the clown”
“One Love”.. she concluded.
Inyama was born in Enugu State, south-eastern part of Nigeria.
She began her acting career in 1990. During an interview, she stated that fellow veteran actor, Alex Usifo saw her and brought her into the Nigerian movie industry.
Inyama after getting married to Godwin Okri, relocated to United Kingdom and this action brought her acting life to a halt as she focused on her family.
She is now divorced from her husband with whom she had three children.