April 27, 2017 – Funke Akindele Accused Of Cheating Jenifa’s Diary Cast Members, Actor By Paying Them 3000 Naira For All Night Shoot
How Toyo Baby Was Sacked For Requesting Pay Increase
More details have emerged on the controversy surrounding the parting of Funke Akindele’s Jenifa Diary’s actress, Juliana Olayode aka Toyo Baby.
According to inside sources, Funke Akindele forcefully removed Toyo Baby from the series over payment issues.
We learnt Toyo requested for pay increase from Funke Akindele, a request that forced Funke to lambast her calling her an ingrate before she sacked her.
One of the stars of Jenifa’s Diary revealed to TNS how Funke Akindele has been underpaying JD cast members even after a rigorous all-night shoot.
Here is what the anonymous actor said in a text message sent to TNS:
Investigation revealed that celebrities who make cameo appearances like Falz D Bahd Guy, Toke Makinwa and Tiwa Savage are paid between N100K and 300K per season while those who dedicate more of their time to make the show successful get 3000 Naira per episode.
As it stand, Juliana Olayode and Funke have parted ways and have unfollowed each other on Instagram and Twitter.