Bunmi Mojekwu

UK NEWS: EASTENDERS STAR BUNMI MOJEKWU (MERCI) AND RAPPER AMPLIFY DOT ‘TRADE BLOWS’ VIA TWITTER

I came across our latest UK Twitter “spat” over at Pappzd.com earlier today, and from what I gather it all started when female emcee Amplify Dot tweeted that Eastenders star Bunmi Mojekwu (who plays Merci in the soap) “is wedge” (meaning thick). But this didn’t go down too well with Bunmi.  Click HERE to read. Then came the insults and to my surprise Bunmi held her own. Click HERE to read more. But it was the remarks below from Amplify that caught my attention. @BoeBrown yeah but your hardly Albert Square's eye candy []

UK TV: EASTENDERS CONFIRMS MERCY’S DEPARTURE

Digital Spy reports that actress Bunmi Mojekwu who plays Mercy Olubunmi in the BBC 1 soap Eastenders, will be written out of the hit show later this year. EastEnders bosses have today confirmed that Mercy Olubunmi will be leaving Albert Square later this year. The Walford student, played by actress Bunmi Mojekwu, will bow out on-screen in the summer after a year as a regular cast member on the show. Mercy is currently caught up in an immigration drama after the UK Border Agency threatened to deport her for outstaying her []

UK TV: EASTENDERS INTRODUCES IT’S FIRST NIGERIAN CHARACTER BUT WHAT IS GOING ON WITH HER ACCENT?

BBC Soap Eastenders always seems to get wrong when they decide to integrate a black family into the show. The show recently introduced family members Mercy Olubunmi (played by Bunmi Mojekwu) and her Nigerian grandmother Grace Olubunmi (played by Ellen Thomas). I remember actress Ellen Thomas when she appeared on The Lenny Henry Show back in the late eighties. Since then she has starred in a multitude of different TV projects over the years, and has managed to bag some pretty big TV roles. Now she is playing a []

UK TV: EASTENDERS PRODUCERS DECIDE TO NOT FEATURE E20 CAST MEMBER ON MAIN SHOW

   Eastenders online spin off Eastenders: E20 is currently being screened online throughout January, and the only cast member who hasn’t made the transition from the online spinoff to the main BBC 1 soap is surprise surprise, actress  Bunmi Mojekwu. In an interview with Digital Spy Bunmi told the website that she is not upset by the decision, and went on to say, “If I was meant to go into the main show, then I would have done. Obviously I’d have loved to but for someone like my character, it’ll []