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Moet Abebe on Acting vs Presenting, the Bad Girl Tag & Sex Tape

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Moet Abebe (3)At the media screening of Oasis, 25 year old TV presenter Moet Abebe‘s first movie, she chatted with Ovwe Medeme of The Net Online. They spoke about her career, being labeled a bad girl, if she’s in a relationship and more.

Here are some excerpts, see more on The Net Online.

This is your first experience as an actress. What was it like for you? What was it like for you?
It was very different and working on TV is obviously a completely different ball game. People do say that presenters naturally have this acting flair. But being a presenter, you always have to, in a sense, show who you are. You have to be real because you have to shine. But when you are an actress, you have to play the part. You have to be a different character; so, it was awesome. It was a bit challenging, but it was a very interesting experience.

You played the role of a bad girl on campus. How challenging was it?
Honestly, I would like to say that Tiwa was, in a sense, like my alter ego. So, it wasn’t necessarily a new thing for me to be a bit of a tough bad girl; and at the same time, it was different for me because I’ve never really had relationship issues like that. So, I kind of relate to the feistiness and the restiveness of the character, Tiwa. I can completely relate to that.

In the real world, are you comfortable being tagged a bad girl?
It depends on the sense in which people call me that. If it is in that Tiwa sense, then, the answer is no because that is an entirely different thing. That is why I said people kept on telling me that my personality and everything about me is very different from Tiwa. I’ve never had issues that I had to run over to my boyfriend’s house and start causing a scene. If you look at it that way, then, it is no. But if it’s the whole being a bad girl who stands up for what she believes in and for what she stands for, then, yes, I am a bad girl.

There are people who would argue about that…
(Cuts in) In what sense?

In the sense of what they hear about you. For instance, you have repeatedly been pictured almost nude…
(Cuts in) How does wearing a bikini make me a bad girl?

Moet Abebe (2)Moet Abebe (1)Moet Abebe 2Moet Abebe BikiniWell, they need to go and study the dictionary and realise what a bad girl really is. Someone like Rihanna can be termed a bad girl, but Moet Abebe is not a bad girl.

Between acting and TV presenting, which pays you more?
As I said, I want to be acknowledged for both; so, I equally enjoy both and I equally want to be a part of both. Money-wise, I won’t share that information with you.

You were once involved in a scandal concerning a sex tape
Have you seen it? Exactly! So, that is your answer. I have never posted anything like a sex tape on the Internet. At the end of the day, as far as there is no link, there is no evidence of a sex tape. People will always talk and I have learnt to live with that.

How do you react when you hear such news?
I guess you could ask the same question. How do they live with such news that they spread about other people?

Is Moet your real name?
My name is Laura Monyeazo Abebe.

Is Moet Abebe really in a relationship?
Time will tell.”

Moet Abebe on Valentine's Day in Ghana. Photo Source: Moet Abebe Instagram

Moet Abebe on Valentine’s Day 2014 in Ghana. Photo Source: Instagram: @MoetAbebe

Moet in “The End Game” with Ini Edo and Ejike Asiegbu (also starring Desmond Elliot)

Source: The Net Online

21 Comments

  1. Alert!

    September 15, 2014 at 11:45 am

    Hmm..the babe just dey quick jump answer like say she wan fight person..by the way I have seen pictures that are far revealing than just a bikini shot!..lol

    • asgrl

      September 15, 2014 at 11:57 am

      Yaaaaay and you win the internet.

  2. Uche

    September 15, 2014 at 11:50 am

    Hmm…… badly answered questions………………………. Can these celebrities please take lessons on granting interviews. How to answers question without looking dumb?

  3. Mademoiselle

    September 15, 2014 at 11:51 am

    She should stick to declining to answer questions regarding the sex tape. Cause the lack of evidence is not entirely true. Why are people still bringing it up anyway? It is such stale gist!

  4. Happy Bunny

    September 15, 2014 at 12:03 pm

    *In Other news* I know the guy in that beach picture, he stays close to my house, always see him walking his dogs……………..not so sure tho

  5. billal

    September 15, 2014 at 12:19 pm

    Hunnti. CHILL. ! I know what you did last summer…

  6. Modella

    September 15, 2014 at 12:29 pm

    I just can’t deal with her body type! Why is she always in d news. Pearlz has more sexy natural looks,wish to see more of her

  7. xxx

    September 15, 2014 at 1:02 pm

    hey girl dnt lie there ooh i got that sex tape in my email addy i can foward it to anyone willing to see lol free of charge dnt go lying and i know a couple of other people that have that s**t too

    • Sophie

      September 15, 2014 at 2:09 pm

      We are happy for u

  8. elleven45

    September 15, 2014 at 2:07 pm

    I dont care, but what I care about is that she is not 25 years old.

    elleven45.blogspot.com

  9. Remz

    September 15, 2014 at 2:14 pm

    Ppl should free this Moet girl and just let her live. Shebi she’s now working and doing well. Whether or not she has a sextape or not. Human beings will always look for ways to bring some one down

  10. Tope

    September 15, 2014 at 2:16 pm

    Fine girl

  11. Troy

    September 15, 2014 at 2:21 pm

    I like her tho

  12. Mostest

    September 15, 2014 at 2:40 pm

    I like her personality but she has no idea what suits her body type. All these crop tops is not for her at all. Confidence is good but sometimes she just looks like a tranny. As for the sex tape, it exists very very well, people just ignore it out of respect for her. If she continues to deny, it just might resurface.

  13. Bbe

    September 15, 2014 at 3:15 pm

    @modella maybe she’s in the news more because she actually works more than pearl?

  14. Que

    September 15, 2014 at 3:22 pm

    Sorry that bottom shot in the 1st set of pool pics, reminded me of a tadpole under water….

  15. Aibee

    September 15, 2014 at 3:41 pm

    Having seen her in abikini, I wonder what the “Moet has the yansh of life” thingy on her birthday cake was all about.

  16. AVID BLOG READER

    September 15, 2014 at 4:32 pm

    Being in a bikini is not nude tho.

  17. mayowa

    September 15, 2014 at 6:26 pm

    Haba Mo Abebe. how about saying you were young, stupid and its something you regret. Why are u lying about the sex tape.

  18. el patron

    September 15, 2014 at 11:02 pm

    Hmmm the sextape way back 2005 unilag Law.
    In your church mind you know if its real or lies.
    But the girl in the tape is sure your doppelganger.

  19. sefi-ann

    September 16, 2014 at 1:37 am

    that sex tape is about 8 years old- ‘popping moe part1 and 2’. Girls, don’t let guys record you. finish.

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