Wednesday, January 20, 2021

THE REAL: David Oyelowo on #EndSARS and the Current State of Nigeria

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*On Monday, Nov. 16, The Real welcomes David Oyelowo to the show for the first time! David brings along his co-star Keira Chansa to chat about their new film Come Away. He also reveals the way he was able to keep his family fit during quarantine and shares his opinion on the current state of Nigeria and the #EndSARS movement.

And, is it too early to decorate our homes for the holidays? Co-host Adrienne Bailon feels that decorating too soon could overshadow Thanksgiving but co-host Garcelle Beauvais thinks that in 2020, anything goes!

Also, the ladies discuss their thoughts on why marriages don’t last as long in current times as they did in the days of our grandparents’.

David Oyelowo’s Thoughts on the #EndSARS Movement and the Current State of Nigeria

How David Oyelowo Kept Himself and His Family Fit During Quarantine 

The Ladies Differ in Opinions on When It’s the Right Time To Decorate For Christmas

Why Aren’t Present-Day Marriages Lasting As Long As Those From Our Grandparents’ Era?

David Oyelowo’s Thoughts on the #EndSARS Movement and the Current State of Nigeria

David Oyelowo: What’s happening in Nigeria right now has been gestating for a long time. I would argue it’s actually a biproduct of the legacy of colonialism and just the state that Nigeria was left in from 1960 onward. But, regardless of how we got here, we are here and the truth of the matter is that the government have to do better. You cannot have this kind of police brutality sanctioned by the government against the people. And, um, it’s been brewing for a long time.  The great thing is that we now have social media. We see it in movements like Black Lives Matter.  We see it now with #EndSars. It’s harder for these governments to do this outside of the world’s attentions. And I think keeping these governments accountable is key in these moments because it’s just wrong.   

 

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About THE REAL

THE REAL is a live daily, one-hour, two-time NAACP Image Award-winning and Emmy®-nominated talk show now in its seventh season on Fox Television Stations and in national syndication (check local listings), with a rebroadcast on cable network Bounce. The bold, diverse and outspoken hosts, Garcelle Beauvais and Emmy® Award-winners Adrienne Houghton, Loni Love and Jeannie Mai, all frankly say what women are actually thinking. Their unique perspectives are brought to life through candid conversations about their personal lives, current events, beauty, fashion and relationships (nothing is off limits). Unlike other talk shows, THE REAL hosts are admittedly a “work in progress,” and fearlessly invite viewers to reflect on their own lives and opinions. Fresh points of view, youthful energy and passion have made THE REAL a platform for multicultural women. Produced by Telepictures Productions and distributed by Warner Bros. Domestic Television Distribution, THE REAL is led by Executive Producer, Rachel Miskowiec (Good Morning America, Katie, The Tyra Banks Show, Judge Hatchett, The Ricki Lake Show) and Co-Executive Producer Tenia Watson (Judge Mathis, Lauren Lake’s Paternity Court, WGN-TV Morning News, Just Keke, The Test) and shot in Los Angeles, California.

 

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