Olayode Juliana, aka Toyo Baby in the popular series ‘Jenifa’s Dairy’, is one young and talented lady who knows her onions.
In an interview with Punch, the actress talked about her life, career and campaign for sexual purity.
The uprising actress grew up in Ogba, Lagos, with her family. She has four elder sisters and a younger brother.
When asked about her childhood she said, “growing up was so much fun and there was never a dull moment. But I also had to do a lot of house chores because I was the last girl.”
She also talked about the challenges she faces working as an actress. “The challenges I have had so far have to do with working with people who don’t share my values.”
“Most times, I reject scripts because I cannot play some roles because of my beliefs. Already, I have acted in movies like Couple of Days, Where Does Beauty Go?, Rivers Within, Click Now, and some others.”
The young actress also said that she likes singing and that she is part of the church choir. “Though I don’t have plans to release any song for now, it could happen in the future,” she inputs.
Talking about her fame, she said, “nothing much has changed about me, but I’m more concerned and aware of my environment now.”
Regarding her virtue, she defended her beliefs that she is a strong advocate for sexual purity and it goes beyond the screen for her. She added that she would always talk about sexual purity irrespective of what goes on around her or in the movie industry, “I have resolved to stand tall and stay true to my values.”
She also told Punch that she is currently in a relationship. Regarding her decision to keep her virginity, she said “there will always be pressure and it’s not an easy process but it’s good to stick to one’s values. Sometimes, one may even be tempted to give it all up but I believe that people shouldn’t have sex until they’re married. I don’t need to talk about the kind of man I like because I already have a man I love.”
She also said that she unwinds by hanging out with friends or going to the movies and dancing.