Uche Maduagwu says he revived Jim Iyke's career with his stunt.
With his prank, Uche Maduagwu claims to have given Jim Iyke a second lease of life.
The controversial Nollywood actor Uche Maduagwu has asserted that he brought his seasoned colleague Jim Iyke’s acting career back to life.
In a recent Trends and Bants podcast episode, he made this assertion in relation to his 2021 stunt involving Jim Iyke.
According to the DAILY POST, Jim Iyke gained notoriety in 2021 after a video of him assaulting Maduagwu for raising doubts about the source of his income on social media went viral.
Nevertheless, Maduagwu revealed in 2022 that he received N4.8 million for the stunt, which was intended to promote Jim Iyke’s comeback film.
“The truth is, with that stunt, I brought Jim Iyke’s career back,” he remarked. Were you hearing a lot about Jim Iyke before the skit? I helped him get back into acting.
Nollywood actor Uche Maduagwu said, “I Like Davido But He Is A Clout-chaser.”
Maduagwu, in the meantime, has asserted that David Adeleke, better known by his stage as Davido, is a clout-chaser.
Speaking on the Trends and Bants podcast, Maduagwu recently asserted that prior to the stunt, the veteran actor was not involved in the film industry. Naija News adds that the movie star made this allegation during a recent episode of the show.
“The truth is, with that stunt, I brought Jim Iyke’s career back,” he remarked. Were you hearing a lot about Jim Iyke before the skit? I brought him back to life.