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I Love Food But Don’t Just Eat Anyhow.........Henrietta Kosoko

By OLAIDE ADEKUNLE
Henrietta Kosoko
Henrietta Kosoko

Popular English and Yoruba movie actress, Henrietta Kosoko, told OLAIDE ADEKUNLE about herself and what she does on a typical day.

Q: How does your day start?
A: My day starts early
Q: How early?
A: I don't have a specific time because of the nature of my job. Sometimes, I sleep out if I finish late from location, but when in my house, I wake up as early as 6 a.m. or thereafter.

Q: What do you do afterwards?
A: I do some light exercise, clean the house, attend to one or two things around the house. If I have anywhere to go or any appointment to catch up with, I set out and if there is none, I relax at home.

Q: How do you relax?
A: By watching movies or reading novels, but mostly, I relax by rehearsing my lines if there is any at hand.

Q: What motivates you?
A: I get my motivation from the Almighty because I'm made to understand that I can do all things through Him who strengthens me.

Q: How do you combine family with acting?
A: That is a very big question. Acting is a time-demanding job and my family also needs me around always, but to God be the glory, I have a very understanding family. I give all attention when around and when I'm not, they understand and bear with me.

Q: How does your weekend look like?
A: My weekend is the most busy. If I'm not on location, I'm attending one function or another. I make sure I go to church on Sunday but can't predict what happens after that.

Q: What is your favourite meal?
A: I love good food, I balance my diet, so I don't just eat anyhow and run from anything fat or cholesterol.

Q: What of drinks?
A: Nothing quenches my thirst like water, so it is the best so far.

Q: Any memorable day?
A: I have a lot because God has been very good to me.

Q: What would you love to be remembered for?
A: For leaving a legacy, helping people and have contributed my own quota to the development of the youth in the country.

Q: When do you retire back home?
A: If I have nothing doing, I go home early, but when I have anything doing, I go home as soon as I'm through.

Q: Your bed time?
A: No specific time, my programme for the day determines when I go to bed.