Blessing Lung'aho and Jackie Matubia's favourite trait about each other is similar

The actor revealed a lot about himself during a Quick Fire session with Mpasho

Piece by: Maureen Waruinge

• He tells us the last time he was in a matatu.

• He also tells us what he got in KCSE.

Blessing Lung'aho with Jackie Matubia.
Image: Instagram

Actor Blessing Lung'aho attended the unveiling of a new Netflix series 'African Tales Reimagined' on Wednesday night March 29.

The series is a new lore anthology series that features a story and production from six African countries.

The anthology series was made as Netflix’s partnership with UNESCO to support the next generation of storytellers.

This new anthology of six short films covers several genres. He spoke to Mpasho's Kalondou Musyimi in a quick-fire session.

Let's begin below;

What do you like about Jackie?

"Her height that's 5'7."

What does Jackie like about you?

"My height 6'2."

Last time he was ever in a matatu?

"Does a set van count? No? Ok, it's been a few moons."

What keeps you up at night?

"My baby she plays a lot at night, she is nocturnal."

What scares you?


What is the worst purchase you ever made that you really regret?

"I don't have one, I don't regret things I buy. If I started regretting I would stop buying things."

What childhood thing do you still enjoy as an adult?

"I'm an actor so I truly believe I'm still a child so I enjoy my job a lot."

Who has completely lost your respect?

"No one."

What's your favorite TV show?

"Breaking bad."

Worst job you've ever done?

"I was an accountant. I was supposed to be an actor."

Something you would change about yourself?

"If you asked me this like a year ago, I would tell you five things, now...nothing. Now Im okay, I have 100 percent self-acceptance."

Something you don't like doing?

"Waking up in the morning."

Something new happening in your life right now?

"I am doing for the first time, I'm doing a love story that is not a love story, because most love stories is man and woman yeah? I'm doing one that is father and child."

Worst subjects in school?

"Chemistry. I don't remember what I got."

What did you get in your KCSE?

"If I told you, you wouldn't believe me. I did good. I did really good." he insisted.

Mpasho's Kalondou tried to persuade him by making guesses. She got close guessing A- and A.  Lungaho appeared to indicate she was very close to the right guess.

He shouts, "A +, plus ten minus nothing."

What is that word he always misspells

"Irregardless, coz I'm always told it's not that its regardless, but I normally just say irregardless."

What is the one thing he is tired of always hearing?

"I'm tired of hearing about my job. Like I leave my job, go chill with my friends who have also left their jobs to come chill, then they want to talk about my job. I'm like guys, I'm with you and I do not want to talk about my work."

What is his favorite role?

"The next one."

What does 2023 look like for him?

"It's my best year yet."

The best part about being a dad?

"It's seeing someone look at you the way you can't look at yourself."

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