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Much-loved Nollywood actor Lateef Oladimeji has finally put speculations about his marital status to rest.
The actor was recently a guest on TVC’s Your View programme and he had a lot to say about his career, relationship among other things.
Fielding a question about his controversial wedding shoot with Adebimpe Oyebade, the actor made it clear that they are just friends and the pictures were only taken for brands they were working with at the time.
He, however, used the opportunity to reveal that he is indeed engaged and will be getting married soon.
Lateef also explained further that he is taking his time before marriage because often times when an actor makes a wrong choice about a life partner, it can take a toll on his career.
The actor noted that there are a lot of things to put into consideration before taking the final step of getting married.
Also speaking about the constant comparison with colleague Odunlade Adekola, the actor said there have been times in the past when people made references to Adekola before they remembered his name.
Lateef said the development made him pay close attention to everything about Adekola and make sure that he is able to do things differently.
Watch the full interview below:
As popular as Lateef Adedimeji is, the one thing many people want to know about him is who he’s dating. There are actresses people thought of due to their closeness, but they have all replied that there’s nothing between them and Lateef Adedimeji.
1. Adebimpe Oyebade
Adebimpe Oyebade is a popular Nollywood actress, writer, model and entrepreneur. She was born on March 23, 1994, she happens to be the last born in a family of five children.
Bimpe began her career as a model but later move into Nollywood and she has worked with several actor including this person we’re talking about, Lateef Adedimeji. There was a time she took a wedding picture with Lateef Adedimeji and the picture got people talking about she getting married to Lateef Adedimeji but she later denied it that is just a movie picture. Recently they shared wedding pictures together which they later debunk that they were only advertising for a company
Adebimpe Oyebade and Adedimeji Lateef
Debunking the rumours, the AMVCA Nominee said ”I am not in a relationship with Lateef Adedimeji but we are friends. I won’t deny the fact that we are friends, we are close friends. We are not in a relationship; we are both in different relationships.
“When you are too close to the opposite sex, it’s a problem. People think you are dating. Lateef is only the one that is close to me, I am not the kind that makes a lot of friends when it comes to the industry”. She added
Adedimeji Lateef and Adebimpe Oyebade
When asked why she can not date Lateef, she said “The problem started with the fans, they call us ‘Momma and Zaddy’. A lot of fans like us together; they want us to be together. He is a good man, I already see him as a family. I won’t want to be with someone I see as a family. Nothing can ever happen between us because I cannot marry someone in the spotlight”.
Adedimeji Lateef and Adebimpe Oyebade
“I would say no to Lateef if he asks me out because he is my friend and I already see him as a brother. He is not my type”. She said
2. Bennita Essien
Bennita Essien popularly known as Benny Essien. She’s the lady in Airtel TV show alongside with Lateef Adedimeji, Mama Rainbow, and so on. She plays the role of beautiful wife of Segun (Lateef Adedimeji).
The closeness of her and Lateef in the Airtel TV show got people saying they should get married but they are just acting as couple in the movie alone. Check out the picture they took together;
Bennita Essien and Lateef Adedimeji
Who do you think will suit Lateef Adedimeji the most?