Shanty Town: Mercy Eke shares her first reaction to playing ‘ashawo’ role

Shanty Town: Mercy Eke shares her first reaction to playing ‘ashawo’ role 1

Big Brother Naija season four winner, Mercy Eke, has shared her first reaction when she found out she would play a prostitute in ‘Shanty Town’.

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The reality TV star, who was one of the cast for the popular Netflix series Shanty Town, shared how she felt when she was given a prostitute role.

Speaking about her role and how she felt, Mercy Eke said, “I just said to myself you just have to be Jackie and play Jackie.

“It was a sweet character it’s something everybody can relate to in our society today. Everybody can totally relate to Jackie. So when I read the script, I was like it is what I can do. Yeah, let me just go and show my acting skills with Jackie.”

Mercy Eke in Jackie character
Mercy Eke in Jackie character

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The Big Brother Naija star also described her Jackie character in the movie.

“Jackie is a promising sex worker. There is no way you will put it. Jackie is a sex worker that got herself mixed up with Scar and got herself entangled with things that are not her business,” she said.

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