Controversial Nollywood actor and blogger Uche Maduagwu has come out to confirm that he was paid by Nollywood veteran actor Jim Iyke to get him help pull the public beating stunt that happened last year, August after Maduagwu had called Jim Iyke a ritualist, and a fraudster.
Well, Uche Maduagwu’s confirmation is coming after Jim Iyke had revealed during an interview with Chude Jideonwo, that the fight between himself and Uche Maduagwu was orchestrated in his bid to promote his new movie “Bad Comments” which he had spent millions of Naira to promote but wasn’t doing well until after the fight debacle between himself and Uche Maduagwu and the movie blew up fast and went viral.
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Iyke had in August 2021 beat Maduagwu up for questioning his source of wealth. The video went viral at that time.
The actor recently mentioned that the beating was orchestrated and that he paid Maduagwu after they reached an agreement.
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Revealing the amount he was paid, Maduagwu took to his Instagram page on Wednesday to brag, as he called himself the biggest brand influencer.
“He paid me N3.6 million to promote Bad Comments movie and added N1.2 million after it went viral. I’m not just the most talked-about movie star in Africa. I’m the biggest brand influencer,” Maduagwu boasted.
The actor added, “Jim Iyke is like a big brother to me. He saw potentials in me. Today, Bad Comments movie became the biggest cinema film in 2021 because he saw my brand influencing power and worked with me. Mr. Moses is a great director too. I influence brands to success because I am the most talked-about movie star for Africa.”
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