Why I Almost Stopped Acting – Beverly Naya


In a an interview with Chude Jideonwo, renowned Nollywood actress Beverly Naya revealed a challenging period in her career where she considered quitting acting altogether.

The 34-year-old actress shared how a disparaging blog post, titled “Nollywood, Can We Please Stop Making Beverly Naya Happen!”, deeply affected her self-esteem and caused her to doubt her path in the industry.

Naya admitted that the criticism made her contemplate leaving the profession on multiple occasions.

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However, she highlighted her resilience by mentioning her subsequent international award win and the closure of the offending blog.

She said, “It really got to me and it damaged my self esteem and it made me doubt myself like I really don’t feel like I want to continue in this industry, I wanted to quit on several occasions.”

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