The EbonyLife and Times of Chigul
We all know Chigul for her ability to create comedy through several different accents, her capability to create songs within minutes and her natural bubbly personality. EbonyLife TV had the chance of catching up with her, we tried to dig deep as we asked her all sorts of questions, from what her most embarrassing moment is to whether she prefers KFC or Chicken Republic. Read on to find this out and more.
You co-host ELR8D which is aired on EbonyLife TV, DStv Channel 165 every Sunday at 19:30 WAT with a fellow comedian Emma oh ma god, how easy was it for you to work together? Were there any awkward moments or did you get on naturally? .
We got on quite well. He is a sweetie pie so working with him was quite a joy. I enjoyed every minute.
What impact is ELR8D expected to have on viewers?
Well, I hope people enjoy it and it becomes one of those shows that people look forward to watching.
Did you always know you wanted to go into comedy? If you weren’t a comedian, what would you have been doing?
Chigul was not planned at all. Ive always been funny’ but I wanted to sing jazz and be a Hollywood star. Comedy? Mba nu! but….. here we are. LOL
What happens if no one laughs?
Well, thank God that hasn’t happened yet but if/ when it does, I guess the audience’s problems have passed my talent. That is more of a spiritual problem. LOL!!
You’re really good at switching accents, how did you know you were good at it?
Well, even as a child, I could imitate people so every time I heard a new accent, d would always try to copy it. I’m also good with languages so that helps a bit.
Which is your favourite accent to mimic and why?
Ooh ! Thats hard, I love them all because they all challenge me.
Do you think comedic abilities are something someone either has or doesn’t? Or do you think it is something that can be learned?
l believe it’s a talent. I doubt if one can learn to be funny. l believe it has to come naturally.
Where do you get your material from?
Any and Everything.
What are you not particularly good at?
Chicken Republic or KFC?
It’s the Republic all the way
What is your most embarrassing moment?
I came out of a public rest room and did not realize that my skirt had gotten caught in my underwear. . The world got a good view of my hinder parts, and I was doing catwalk oh. Chai!
Which one item can you not leave home without?
When was the last time you tried something new?
I’m actually trying out a new life style right now. LOL
Whose life has inspired/influenced you the most?
MINE! It’s been full of dramatic tragicomedies (for lack of a better word)
It’s about time that I…(please complete sentence)
Lost all this weight!
My life wouldn’t be the same without…(please complete sentence)
The most interesting time of my life was…(please complete sentence)
What are your plans for the rest of the year?
Making the Chigul brand bigger and better .
Thank you for digging deeper with us and letting us into the life and times of Chigul, we truly wish you the very best for all your future endeavours.
Stay tuned for the next EbonyLife and Times edition where a good time is had by all! And remember, life is short and time is swift so don’t dull, make a difference