Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde is the real diva! Say yes! if you agree. She’s extended her mode of operations. Omotola will have ‘reality TV show host’ added to the list of her capabilities and duties come December 6th, 2012 when her show, Omotola: The Real Me! will debut, hitting TV screens.

The star is unlimited. She’s movie star, songstress, advocate… the list is endless. Alright, we’ll go on: Wife, Mom, Icon.

The new TV reality series, Omotola: The Real Me is filmed on location in Lagos, London, Ghana, Miami and Kingston (Jamaica) and is intended to get an up, close and elusive look into her personal life. Wow, sounds interesting. Fans at last will be able to go a step further and get inside information – that the show will permit – of her life outside of the professional walls.

Even with the launch of this beautiful project, the actress will remain committed to her family, balancing both worlds and being Omotola that she is, we already know she will succeed at it.

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Audiences and fans, the world over, especially in Africa, look forward to this recent development. Omotola: The Real Me will be viewed on the DSTV network, AfricaMagic Entertainment, starting on December 6 and premiering a new episode every Thursday (18:30/21:00 CAT) for 13 weeks.

Asides from being an actress,Omotola ventured into music, releasing a couple of successful singles. Her second album, Me, Myself and Eyes is expected to be out in a few months.



She is amongst the A-List celebrities in Nigeria, rubbing shoulders with the very best of them. She is also one the highest-paid movie actresses and her fans that are in their hundreds of thousands grow daily in increasing numbers.

Omotola has always followed her heart and pursued what she believes to be true, mostly coming out successful. Therefore we have no doubts that this diva of ours is on a new path to yet undiscovered success.

Speaking on the series the actress admits that the show is true to its name – a reality TV show, no stages, no acting for the camera; everyone living real. “You will get to see everything. What we are doing is very real. It’s basically my whole life. The parts where I’m taking care of the kids, the parts where I’m taking care of the home, the parts when I am working, the parts where I’m yelling. It’s crazy. My life is crazy!

“Yes my image is ‘omosexy’ but this show is for the whole family. It’s good content for everyone”, she says on the possibility of the show garnering extensive audience.

Biola Alabi, the Managing Director of M-Net  Africa applaudes Omotola on the decision to start this new project, bearing in mind how difficult shows like this usually are.“It’s not easy to have cameras following you, filming you in your good moments and your ‘not so good’ moments. Omotola is already a very busy person so to let viewers share her life is a very brave step to take. Of course, she is enormously entertaining so we know that the series will be fun, interesting television which will result in a lot of texting, tweeting and talking among followers.

However, she assures and believes in the success of this show ready to kick-off in December. “Around the world, reality series which spotlight a celebrity’s life in action remain extremely popular with audiences of all ages, from different walks of life. Audiences love that they can see the stars as they go about their daily lives; as they chase their dreams; as they live, love, work and play.

Omotola: the Real Me is produced by IFactory Live, Oh Africa and Red Hot Concepts.

See Omotola in the trailer of her latest Cinema release “Amina” out now


Go unto the Africa Magic website for more information.

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