Sunday, April 25, 2021

I once thanked a fan for slapping me — Lateef Adedimeji

Lateef Adedimeji, has said that he once had to thank a fan for slapping him out of excitement.

He told Sunday Scoop, “Out of excitement, a fan suddenly gave me a ‘hot’ slap. She said, ‘Oh my God! Lateef Adedimeji’. 

I moved back in anger and saw her smiling. I just had to say ‘thank you’. I had smile by force, by fire. Things like that happen. We just have to manage them because they are out of love. We cannot push them away.”

Adedimeji also stated that he always made sure to mix his personal life and career. 

He said, “It has not been easy (staying out of drama) because as actors, we lead two lives. Our lives on movie sets are quite different from our lives as normal people. 

However, a lot of our fans don’t even understand that. They mix up the two. I like to keep my things private and do things on my own. When it’s time for the public to know what I am doing, they will surely know. It has not been easy but I am someone who likes to be careful. 

However, despite my carefulness, I still have to go through a lot of things. To an extent, I have been managing things with God on my side.”

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