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I don’t give a damn, Pete Edochie on Sugabelly calling him a bad actor


I don’t give a damn, Pete Edochie on Sugabelly calling him a bad actor

Veteran Nollywood actor, Pete Edochie, has finally reacted to the US-based writer and Illustrator, Sugabelly, comment about his acting skills which according to her is ‘really bad’.

Lotanna Odunze, aka Sugabelly, had last week dismissed Edochie prowess as an actor, saying he’s been playing the same role his entire life.

Sugabelly wrote on her Twitter page,

“Pete Edochie is a really bad actor. He’s been playing the same role his entire life.

“Acting isn’t quoting proverbs. But Nigerians live and die by seniority, so the older he gets, the less anybody is able to point this glaring elephant in the room out.”

Sunday Scoop reached out to Edochie to react to Sugabelly’s statement, he said;

‘‘I’ll be honest with you; I’m indifference to opinions expressed about me because they don’t make sense to me. If Pete Edochie is a fantastic actor, thank you very much…

“It doesn’t mean anything to me; it has absolutely nothing to do with me. If you start responding to things that don’t make sense, there is that danger of reducing yourself to the level of that person. I’m mentally occupied 24 hours on a daily basis. I trained formally as a broadcaster and by the grace of God, I happen to be an articulate individual. I don’t have to advertise that, every other person knows that.

“I don’t even see most of these things and I don’t give a damn about it and don’t care. You have a right to express any opinion about me but it doesn’t mean anything to me. I have 13 grandchildren and I have been successfully married for 50 years. I’m living in my own house and comfortable.

“I don’t have time for all these things… What matters is that Pete Edochie is alive, kicking and enjoying himself.

“On April 7 I’ll be 73. There are few people of my age who are active. If I start responding to individuals, it means that I don’t appreciate God who created me…”

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