Nigerian comedienne Real Warri Pikin has revealed that the stand-up comedy industry in her residence country is extremely competitive and challenging, particularly for ladies.

She opined on Showbiz A-Z present on Joy FM, on Saturday whereas sharing her experiences with host George Quaye.

Real Warri Pikin explained, “…you know, it’s actually a male-dominated industry and for being a woman you have to work twice as hard, you have to prove yourself that you can do it… I feel like it’s even a lot for me being a woman and trying to … make it in the stand-up comedy industry”.

Born Anita Alaire Afoke Asuoha, the famed social media persona disclosed that she has endured difficulties and challenges because the launch of her profession as a comedienne in 2018. Nevertheless, fans and stakeholders alike, heap accolades on her for the inventive show and resilience.

“People outside would say you’re doing good, you started in 2018, you’ve shut down London, Nigeria, you’re going to Ghana, you’re doing well, you’re funny, but for me, it’s not easy like that,” she confused.

Howbeit the challenges and heavy competitors within the industry, Real Warri Pikin revealed that the comedy industry is profitable.

Source: myjoyonline

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