In News by Oluwaseun Samuel on the 17th, August, 2020

Comic, Actual Warri Pikin Explains How She Met Her Husband, Reveals The Craziest Factor A Fan Has Carried out To Her

Comedian, Real Warri Pikin Explains How She Met Her Husband, Reveals The Craziest Thing A Fan Has Done To Her

Real Warri Pikin

Actual Warri Pikin

Anita Alaire Afoke Asuoha is a Nigerian comic, dancer and on-air character, recognized by her stage title Actual Warri Pikin.

She is among the funniest comedienne at present making waves within the leisure business. Married to Ikechukwu Asuoha with two children collectively, on this interview, she spoke on an entire lot of points, together with how she has enrolled her daughter in Taekwondo class to be taught self-defence within the midst of excessive circumstances of rape within the nation and the way she has learnt to make use of low moments as gas to develop her model.

Most individuals know you by your stage title, Actual Warri Pikin. Why go with a stage title as an alternative of your actual title and the way precisely did you come into comedy?

I am going by the title Actual Warri Pikin as a result of it’s a model.  I painting realness; I’m selling my root the place I come from, which is Warri, so I had to make use of a reputation that may inform a narrative. As to how I received into comedy, I have all the time been doing comedy passively whereas I used to be within the college, I was doing comedy and dance however I used to be doing the dance extra like professionally as a result of, I felt that was all there’s and I used to be doing the comedy right here and there however it wasn’t too critical. I do know I had it in me however in 2018 I needed to like say this to myself that, that is the factor trending on-line and this I also can do, why not do your personal factor and that’s how I began doing comedy.

You performed a job in AY’s Merry Males 2. How did you get the position and the way difficult was it?

It’s actually humorous as a result of every time I inform this story, I chuckle and it’s a sworn statement as properly. In January 2018, Boss AY introduced that he was coming to Abuja to shoot Merry Males 1 and that he wants over 300 extras, so I went for the audition in Transcorp Hilton. I used to be picked as certainly one of the extras and I used to be within the first scene however you’ll not see me as a result of, the waka move position wey dem give me, dem use me take fill chair, at Ireti Doyle’s 50th birthday. However after that 2018, God buttered my bread and I met Boss AY and I informed him that I used to be in Merry Males 1, and he goes “actually?” Then he stated he would ensure that I received a talking position in Merry Males 2.

As for the position being difficult, it wasn’t in any respect as a result of I’m a pure and it was a tremendous expertise.

Between comedy and performing, which one are you extra comfy with?

I’m extra comfy with comedy than performing. I began respecting actors extra after I was on Jenifa’s Dairy set, that was after I actually did performing like again to again and I found it’s not simple. I can do each however I favor comedy as a result of it’s not as tedious as performing. In performing, it’s all about lower, motion, let’s take wider shot, let’s take shut up. No be small factor o! You want gasoline o!

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Is it true that you’re value $400,000 (about N200 million)?

You burst my head with this query however don’t fear as God dey my again like hunchback and my avenue go quickly get streetlight, no fear I am going quickly value that quantity and even move am.

How did you meet your husband, Ikechukwu and the way did he suggest? 

I met my husband within the church. I didn’t see him however he noticed me as a result of it was my first time in that church. He’s an altar guard and so once they referred to as me out as a primary timer he noticed me, I didn’t see him. So we later noticed that day on the dwelling cell, he occurs to be my dwelling cell chief. It’s a really lengthy story however the backside line is that I met him in July 2012; we received married after 9 months. He proposed to me on my birthday, October 29th, and right here we’re at the moment after eight years fortunately married, nonetheless joyful.

You as soon as stated that you simply found your comedy expertise by means of despair.  Inform us extra about it.

Like I stated in 2018, I stated let be discover this different a part of me because it was what was trending and I may now not dance like I used to. One thing occurred and I used to be depressed in 2018 and so I felt let me use the state of affairs I went by means of to provide hope to individuals however in a comic book means. After which it started to make sense and that is the place I’m at the moment.

To what extent has motherhood affected your profession as a radio presenter,  comedienne and actor?

Motherhood has affected my profession as an OAP (on air character), comedienne, an actor, it has affected my complete life, and motherhood modified me. I was very scattered, carefree, I don’t care. However as soon as you’re a mom you’ll know you might be to be accountable for your children, you already know individuals are trying as much as you. Marriage and motherhood have modified me and I do know it has actually influenced my profession in a optimistic means.

 What’s your biggest second as an entertainer? 

To be sincere, I cherish each second however the one that’s by far higher than different moments is after I hear testimonies from my followers, when they are saying stuff like – your message offers me hope, your message introduced me out of despair, I used to be crying after which I noticed your video after which I stopped crying, due to you I’ve hope in marriage, I’ve peace in my dwelling due to you. You already know if you hear issues like this it simply offers me this whole pleasure and I get it every day. In order that retains me going.

Have you ever ever had a low second because you got here into comedy?

After all, you want each excessive and low moments in your life to develop. I do get these moments however I exploit them as gas to develop. After I first got here into the limelight, I received loads of physique shaming calls like – you might be too fats and also you see some ugly feedback after which I understand that almost all of these individuals when you check out them correctly, you’ll uncover you are higher than them.  They’re simply keypads lords, once they see you in particular person they can’t say these issues to you. I exploit to get low moments however then I constructed capability over time after which use them as gas to develop.

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What’s the craziest factor a fan has completed to you?

Humorous query. You already know due to my model, my followers are inclined to put up this kind of power once they see me due to the power they get from my model. So once they see me even when I’m not within the temper, I need to enter the temper. So I can bear in mind one time, I went for an occasion at Transcorp Hilton and I had to make use of the remainder room and this woman actually adopted me to the remainder room, she was so awe struck that she adopted me inside the remainder room, I used to be like are you able to no less than enable me ease myself?

How would you outline love?

My definition of affection is endurance, tolerance, and forgiveness. I don’t see love as good, I see love as convey your half and I convey my half and we change into good. Love is good, love is selfless.

You discuss so much about husband as your help system; inform us extra about that and the way you retain your romance alive?

He isn’t just my help system, he’s my group. Like after I say particular person dey my again like hunchback, Ikechukwu is that particular person. He’s quiet, he doesn’t discuss, he’s not on social media however a lot of the issues you see on the market, his contributions are immense. You will note him chat with shoppers as if I’m the one doing the speaking, he’s into it and I can say I wouldn’t have gone this far if Ikechukwu has not been this supportive. He helps me mentally, bodily, emotionally particularly that emotional half. With the type of job I’m doing when you don’t have a supportive accomplice it’s going to have an effect on you. I imply he’s with me… I don’t even know the way to clarify it. Ikechukwu is my help system, he does every part with me, offers me concepts, writes my script, he’s every part.

What life classes are you able to share for the good thing about ladies?

I’ll use my despair story as a result of on this a part of the world we come from, so much is predicted from ladies and so we’ve got to take it simple. Na who first purchase moto purchase outdated mannequin, new arrival for retailer at the moment go flip to gross sales tomorrow. All I’m saying is that allow’s not put stress on ourselves, let’s take at some point at a time, as a result of whether or not you do or not individuals will nonetheless discuss. Let’s take it simple on ourselves, individuals are completely different, individuals have completely different callings so don’t evaluate your self with anyone, some individuals are born with backup and you might not have that again up and wish to put stress on your self, so let’s take it simple on ourselves.

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How was rising up like for you and did your dad and mom affect your profession alternative? 

Rising up for me was nice. Humorous sufficient the model the Actual Warri Pikin at the moment wouldn’t have been if I didn’t come from Warri. I grew up in Warri with my dad and mom and siblings. I take after my mum, her mannerism and every part and so I may say that my dad and mom actually influenced my profession.

As somebody from Niger Delta what’s your response to the revelations from the NDCC probe?

This NDCC matter is ugly. The identical factor that late Saro Wiwa fought for us is repeating itself, it’s simply ugly. However it’s good that they’re exposing themselves, that’s the first a part of the revolution, that is what we’ve got been praying for. There’s loads of detoxing, sanitizing of the system happening with these revelations and I do know the individuals of the area  would be the ones to smile on the finish of the day.

How do you’re feeling about these problems with rape that had skyrocketed particularly with the COVID-19 pandemic? 

This rape difficulty is a private factor for me, I detest it, and my spirit forbids it. On the finish of the day, if you see the way in which the society sees it particularly when a lady is a sufferer, there is no such thing as a regulation defending the susceptible particularly the woman youngster, even the Baby Rights Act shouldn’t be all of the states which have domesticated it,  it’s simply clear that we simply have to guard our personal as people. My daughter has began Taekwondo class for self-defence, and I’m not joking. So earlier than the federal government will get up from its slumber, we have to get up and shield our personal. If you happen to examine now the perpetrators are acquainted individuals, uncles, and aunties so belief nobody. Create this surroundings for your youngsters to inform you something; you simply have to guard them.

How has this pandemic affected your business and the way are you navigating by means of? 

The leisure business is the worst hit by this COVID-19 pandemic, it’s no joke. However on the finish of the day, we’re inventive, if one door closes one other will open and we are going to navigate by means of irrespective of what. On the finish of the day we are going to come out stronger, it’s the brand new regular and so we’ve got no alternative.

The place is your favorite vacation spot?

It’s my dwelling with my youngsters and husband. However it doesn’t imply I’ll not prefer to journey to Bahamas, Dubai, Paris however there’s something about my dwelling with Ikechukwu and my youngsters, Jesus…


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