Juliana ‘Toyo Baby’ Olayode Dumps ‘Jenifa’s Diary’ Over Money
Funke Akindele and Juliana Olayode are no longer friends, both on and off set.
It is confirmed that Funke Akindele and Juliana Olayode, who plays Toyo Baby on Jenifa’s Diary, have parted ways.
Funke Akindele removed Toyo Baby from the series over what the latter termed ‘bad pay’.
The source revealed that Toyo Baby was removed from the series for requesting for an increment in earnings.
Sources close to SceneOneProductions, producers of Jenifa’s Diary says Funke Akindele pays actors between 3,000 Naira per episode and 150,000 per season depending on their roles.
Juliana Olayode was visibly absent in a recent photo-shoot held for the upcoming season.
According to our findings, actors Lota Chukwu, Omotunde Lolo 1, Falz (who have also left the show) and Olayode are the highest paid actors who take home N150,000 per season.
Stars like Tiwa Savage, Toke Makinwa and others who have had cameo appearances on the show reportedly got between N100,000 and N300,000 for ‘showing face’.