EXCLUSIVE: Actress Toks Olagundoye Talks 'The Neighbors'

Michael Rowe

The actress dishes on her role in the ABC sitcom and what it's like being an African actress in the diaspora. 

ESSENCE.COM Nov, 22, 2013

Everyone has those weird neighbors, you know, the ones that act like they’re from another planet. In her role in The Neighbors, Toks Olagundoye’s character Jackie Joyner-Kersee actually is from another planet. 

In this exclusive sit-down with ESSENCE entertainment director Cori Murray, the Nigerian actress talks about diversity in the industry, dishes on her backround and shares a few of her favorite impersonations.

The Neighbors airs Fridays at 8:30pm on ABC.