Damilola Adegbite bows out of tinsel set

Ms. Adegbite is currently on a movie set with AMAA award winning film maker, Michelle Bello.


After playing Telema Duke for four years on M-Net TV’s hit soap opera, Tinsel, actress Damilola Adegbite, has announced her exit from the TV series.

In an official statement released by her management Cartwheel & Pandora PR, the organisation say Ms. Adegbite’s exit from Tinsel is “a professional career decision that had to be made”.

‘Damilola is sad to be saying goodbye to the show and would deeply miss everyone. The last four years spent on the show has been a very beautiful and fulfilling experience for her; Damilola over the course of four years has built not only a good work relationship, but great friendship and regards the entire cast and crew as family’, the statement read.

The statement also revealed that Ms. Adegbite is currently on a movie set with AMAA award winning film maker, Michelle Bello and is “very excited about the next phase of her career” as she will be playing the lead role in the movie.

Her reps also added that the actress is appreciative to her fans for the love and support throughout her time on Tinsel and hopes to still receive their support as she journeys into another phase of her life.

Adegbite also tweeted saying,”I’m so sad saying goodbye to my tinsel family, but I’m also happy because it’s the beginning of new things for me.”

In 2010, the actress starred alongside her Tinsel co-star, Ghanaian actor, Chris Attoh in Shirley Frimpong-Manso movies, Six Hours to Christmas; and in 2011, she won an award for the Best Actress in a TV Series at the Nigeria Entertainment Awards, for her role as Telema Duke.

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