'Acting Does Not Pay Well' - Uti Nwachukwu
Media personality and model, Uti Nwachukwu has fired shots at Nollywood.
He claims that he has no interest in appearing in a Nollywood film because acting doesn’t pay much.
He said; "I haven’t been in the country, but I am back now. I took a break from acting because it doesn’t pay much and I am not ready for that kind of life. I don’t want to pretend about it; so, I am only focusing on what brings greater remuneration, which is television presenting and hosting of events.
"Acting would just be a hobby because honestly, producers can’t afford to pay what I want to earn. But I will not stay away from movies totally; I will pick only exceptional movies instead of featuring in all the ones I am invited to partake in.
"I don’t have so much time for little money. I am not here to pretend all is well. I am in the industry to make money; I am not in the industry to play.