‘I was bullied for my dark skin’ – Beverly Naya

Talented actress Beverly Naya, in a new interview, has opened up on how she was bullied for having dark skin.

The Nollywood actress who is working on her documentary ‘Skin’ and has spoken to popular crossdresser Bobrisky, revealed she was discriminated against in the movie industry for having dark skin.

Nya also expressed shock on just how much she has learnt about skin bleaching since she began filming the documentary adding that Bobriksy also shared some of his challenges with having to keep his skin toned and being a crossdresser in Nigeria.

In her words;

As an industry, we need to diversify. As a person, I need to impact on people. I grew up in very difficult situation. I was bullied and mocked for my skin. Same problem is trending and I have to contribute my best to stop it.

“I interviewed about 30 people, including Bobrisky, for this project and I had the opportunity to travel to my home town, Delta, for the first time. I aim at being Nigeria’s prolific documentary expert.”

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