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If a S*x Scene is Not Going to be Onpoint, Then Why Do It? - Actress Omotola Talks Alter Ego, Music, S*x & More


Actress Omotola

While speaking in an exclusive interview with The Sun's Entertainer, multi-award winning Nollywood actress, Omotola Jalade-Ekehinde, whose new movie, "Alter Ego" recently premiered to rave reviews, openend up on her career, music, s*x and marriage.

Here are the excerpts;
How do you connect closely with your co-stars when playing s*x scenes, I mean the chemistry between actors in movies?

Sometimes you can tell while watching a movie that a couple doesn’t have chemistry. It is not something you can force. Some actors are very good at acting it. But sometimes, when it has to do with love, relationship, it’ is not easy to play. When you want to act like you love the person, there are some natural acts and gesticulations that you can’t force. But if you are a well-trained actor, you would not find that difficult. There are some little tricks to these things that some actors don’t know. You can make it happen and look real too, especially in love and s*x scenes.
Talking about the film, Alter Ego, how did you come about having so much chemistry with Wole Ojo?

I have heard about him so much but the movie was the first time we got together. When we got to know we would be acting together, we spent a lot of time playing; we played very rough. I understand the power of being so close to your love interest in a movie, so we became very close even before the shooting. We ate together and spent lots of time together, and had each other’s interest at heart. It helped us to bring out our best in Alter Ego.
In Alter Ego, lots of movie critics believe you over played the raunchy scenes, did that get at you?

When I wasn’t even that confident, I starred in a movie called The Prostitute, which was released 22 years ago. If I didn’t die then, is it now? I am ready for them. I don’t even like watching myself on screen. If I do, I will feel like burning inside and might even start crying because I criticise myself a lot. Sometimes, I pity those watching especially when I poorly do a s*x scene. I would be like ‘what was that for?’ It can kill the whole movie when it’s poorly done. For me, if a s*x scene is not going to be well done, then why do it in the first place? If you must kiss, you should be able to kiss well; make it professional.
How have you succeeded to reinvent yourself? Every year you look younger and better in your role interpretation?

I think it is knowing what matters and being authentic and real. But in all, you must make sense. I am blessed that at a very tender age, I was able to find God, so my Christian values have been able to let me know what is wrong and what not to do. That way, the core me is real. I no dey form. With me, what you see is what you get. I don’t have time to live fake lifestyle. Whenever I come out, it is still about the real me. Talking about work, I never take it for granted. From the beginning of my career, I knew what I wanted. I had a vision and kept staying focused. Even now, I remain undistracted. The more you are inspired and focused, the more you are relevant.
Any regrets marrying early?

Not, not at all! It is one of the biggest blessings of my life because I look back and ask myself ‘if I hadn’t gotten married then, would I have married now?’ It is hard nowadays. It is difficult to find someone who would love you for who you really are and not the image they see on the screen or the image they have in their minds of who you are. I understand what my unmarried colleagues are going through; it is not easy. Having said that, I also think getting married to my friend, a wonderful, confident and powerful man has really helped me. He allowed me to have that stability and still go out there and fly.
What happened to your music career?

I want to get back to the music industry so bad. I am coming back. It is not like I care what people are saying but I will be back soon.

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