“Sometimes, One May Even Be Tempted To Give It All Up But I Believe That People Shouldn’t Have Sex Until They’re Married” — Juliana Olayode aka Toyo Baby


Advocating for sexual purity is not a very popular thing to do in today’s world, but some young women believe it, practice it and are not ashamed to speak about it in spite of all the pressures.

Juliana Olayode popularly known as Toyo Baby for her role in Jenifa Diary is one young woman who has been a strong voice saying no to pre-marital sex.

In an interview with Punch, the talented actor speaks on the pressure that comes with sticking to one’s value especially when in a relationship.

On being an advocate for sexual purity

I am a strong advocate for sexual purity and it goes beyond the screen for me. That is who I am and I’m not doing it for any other reason than that. Years before I began acting, God told me that

He would open doors for me and that wherever I go, I should always talk about Him and sexual purity. I belong to Mine Ministry which advocates sexual purity and we have our World Virginity Day on the second Saturday in June every year. Virginity Day isn’t only for virgins but for all who stand for sexual purity and know that virginity isn’t a thing of the past. There are lots of immoral things on social media which attract a lot of traffic but it’s sad that when you talk about something like sexual purity, people look at you like you’re doing something weird. I must confess that it has not been easy for me. But irrespective of what goes on around me and in the movie industry, I have resolved to stand tall and stay true to my values.

On being in a relationship as an advocate of sexual purity

I am in a relationship now but I wasn’t in one when I started advocating purity. Sexual purity isn’t all about being in a relationship or not. A lot of people might think that I’m saying I’m sexually pure because I wasn’t in a relationship but there are some people that could come up to you and say they don’t want to have a relationship with you, that all they want is sex. There will always be pressure and it’s not an easy process but it’s good to stick to one’s values. Sometimes, one may even be tempted to give it all up but I believe that people shouldn’t have sex until they’re married. I don’t need to talk about the kind of man I like because I already have a man I love.

Head over to Punch for full interview





  1. Stephanie Zaynab Simon

    Stephanie Zaynab Simon

    April 3, 2017 at 12:03 pm

    Am so happy for you Toyo baby, keep it up

  2. Fola Mary Ibitoye

    Fola Mary Ibitoye

    April 3, 2017 at 12:30 pm

    That’s right my dear toyo baby and you are not doing that to place anybody but to honor your maker… God will continue to help you to become all he want you to become in Jesus.. Love you load..

  3. Omoba Modadeola Bukola

    Omoba Modadeola Bukola

    April 3, 2017 at 12:37 pm

    Thank God! You are not a bad child

  4. Princess Amadi

    Princess Amadi

    April 3, 2017 at 1:28 pm

    I love you Toyo baby

  5. Ann Chika Okoro

    Ann Chika Okoro

    April 3, 2017 at 2:11 pm

    Hhhhhmm toyo babe more Grace as u do more of Gods wrd… Tnk u n am so happy fr u.. Yes we Stil hv good women who r ready to keep d temple sacred

  6. Nora Mbee

    Nora Mbee

    April 3, 2017 at 3:06 pm

    Preach it sister I’m so with uuuu

  7. Owolabi Taiwo Hayormidey

    Owolabi Taiwo Hayormidey

    April 3, 2017 at 4:13 pm

    Correct bae……..more auction to function

  8. Eno-obong Uko

    Eno-obong Uko

    April 3, 2017 at 8:34 pm

    God bless you! Toyo baby

  9. Adebisi Ogunde

    Adebisi Ogunde

    April 3, 2017 at 10:41 pm

    Toyo baby

  10. Jewels Olia

    Jewels Olia

    April 4, 2017 at 1:32 pm


  11. Olajumoke Enitan

    Olajumoke Enitan

    April 4, 2017 at 4:03 pm

    Go Girl .God is with u

  12. Omowunmi Rebecca Oguns

    Omowunmi Rebecca Oguns

    April 4, 2017 at 5:58 pm

    Correct Toyo baby

  13. Beverly Osadebay

    Beverly Osadebay

    April 4, 2017 at 9:18 pm

    Just count yourself lucky Toyo that during your child hood days , you weren’t sexual molested or raped. I know so many girls i attended schools with who were sexually abused. Their dreams of being virgins was never achieved …. all because of such sad acts.

    • Beverly Osadebay

      Beverly Osadebay

      April 4, 2017 at 10:53 pm


    • Uche Okafor

      Uche Okafor

      April 4, 2017 at 11:18 pm

      The past is the past…how one handles the future is important. The past shld give one a drive to save others from such situations. After years the wall muscle of the vagina gets tighter after months and years of no intercourse. Thats if not married. So them beign molested dosnt been they will continue opening their legs and wallow in self pity. The future is greater than the past. Is well

    • Beverly Osadebay

      Beverly Osadebay

      April 4, 2017 at 11:43 pm

      But madam that clearly doesn’t still count you as a Virgin. We are both educated and know that. What exactly is the meaning of a Virgin?

    • Beverly Osadebay

      Beverly Osadebay

      April 4, 2017 at 11:45 pm

      I meant to say that #clearly doesn’t count such person as a virgin

  14. Ngozi Ofodum

    Ngozi Ofodum

    April 4, 2017 at 9:43 pm

    Good Ride on Toyo Baby

  15. Helen Nnamdi

    Helen Nnamdi

    April 5, 2017 at 9:32 pm

    Evrybody is thnkin u as wot u won a contract or award.ur mates hav gottin married u dey dere tdey waste ur time

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