David Oyelowo Describes His Nigerian Mother’s Funny Reaction to Oprah Playing His Mother

F2FA December 08, 2014

Nigerian actor David Oyelowo, who played Louis Gaines, the son of Forest Whitaker and Oprah Winfrey’s characters in Lee Daniels’ “The Butler”, says his mother hasn’t been a fan of the people he’s played on film. “My mum, she doesn’t know how to delineate between reality and what happens in the movie,” he says.

Watch David describe his mother’s funny reaction to finding out that Oprah would be playing the role of his mother in “The Butler”.

Last Edited by:Sandra Appiah Updated: December 8, 2014

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