Bimbo Akintola, a veteran Nollywood actress, has described herself as a humanist rather than a feminist.
The 51-year-old actress said feminism is a toxic ideology in an exclusive interview with PremiumTimes on a movie set in Lagos.
“My passion for the girl-child and the women does not make me a feminist; I am a humanist”
“I don’t like this feminist idea because I think there’s a focus on this wing of feminism that is extreme. It’s toxic. I don’t want to be part of that. I want us to realise that you care about humans if you say you are a humanist
She furthered the discussion by saying;
“That means every individual: boy, girl, woman, man; everybody. My niche is the women and the girl child because there is so much to do concerning this issue in Nigeria.”
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