Jim is really mad at Uti right now, trust me. He told us he would kill him whenever they meet. He didn’t find the comments made about him funny at all
Jim Iyke Fires Shots! Says Charles Novia Needs Therapy & Has No Respect For Segun Arinze In Glam Africa Magazine. WTH?!
Actor Jim Iyke is the cover star of Glam Africa Magazine‘s Spring 2015 issue and in it the actor/reality TV star is not holding his tongue about his feelings for actor Segun Arinze, filmmaker/social critic Charles Novia and bloggers including Linda Ikeji.
His grouse with Charles Novia & Segun Arinze stems from their reactions to his September 2013 deliverance at TB Joshua’s Synagogue Church of All Nations which aired on the church’s Emmanuel TV and later went viral. Arinze reportedly sent out a BBM broadcast calling the deliverance an “embarrassment” while Novia sent out a series of tweets questioning the authenticity of the deliverance.
About Novia & Arinze he said,
I will deem it completely reprehensible if I say what happened was orchestrated like people suggested. Segun Arinze and Charles Novia, men that I respected a lot, came out to say something completely derogatory of what happened that day. I am not really cool with Novia, we have always been at odds with each other, and nobody asked his opinion on what happened to another actor. If you want to be relevant; direct movies and project your creativity, so people will respect you more. Do not involve yourself in people’s private issues, I don’t talk about your wife, I do not say she is overweight, nor do I talk about the fact that you need therapy. I do not talk about your personal issues though looking at you, I am sure you have enormous personal issues.
I do not talk about Segun, I know one or two things about him like he knows about me. We are not that close so he has no authority to talk about what happened in my life. He used to be like a big brother, one that I respect, but he lost all that because of the way he went about this issue. I had people that shared my experience, people that were happy for me. I went there to get answers for something entirely different. There are things that happen in your life that if you don’t have the answers to, you go to a higher calling to make sense of it. When I got there, in a space of 5 – 10 minutes, something transpired and till this day I do not know what it is. They thought it was a PR gimmick that was to the gain of a synagogue church against one of Africa’s top celebrities, and they needed some sort of validity and authenticity, they believe I was used, well that is their opinion. You cannot choose your time and place with God, you do not have that authority, God chooses it. The medium with which it happened was through a man, but my focus is the architect, so let them focus on man and a make mockery of it, I do not care what they say, my focus is on God.
Oh Yes! They are bloggers that cannot feed themselves, and then all of a sudden someone informs them that with a few hits, money would be transferred into your account and it becomes an obsession. Any lives that get wrecked in the wake of that obsession, they do not care about. There are some good blogs out there, do not get me wrong. I am not a great fan of BellaNaija, but she is smart, she is articulate, and she knows what she is doing. Even when she attacks me or writes about me, you will know that there is the chance of a researched truth, though it may not be in its entirety. So, there are one or two good blogs out there that make an effort to research. Linda Ikeji is one of the lamest of them all, and some others that do not make any effort, they just cut and paste. There are people who are really trained for this job, they understand this job, people who are intellectually gifted as writers, yet they are taking food out of their mouths because of the new order of things. There is one they call Ladun, me I call names if I want to, I do not care. This is stuff that fellow so called celebs want to talk about but do not have the balls to. This is part of the gains of already being labelled a black sheep, whatever I say now would not shock anybody. I just keep it real.
In the heat of the whole drama between Kentura and I, people asked why I did not say a word. She released a story to the press about how I wrecked her life, I believe it was the emotions of the moment because that is not who she is and that would never define her, a lady whom I spent 6 years of my life with. She is an incredible person, incredibly beautiful, incredibly gifted, and incredibly generous with her soul, her spirit. You cannot spend 6 years with a Caribbean girl if she is not incredible. In our moments of grief and disappointments, we say things that we do not mean. Would I hold it against her? Maybe I did, but I moved on 5 minutes after, and I do not hold it against her. But she is always going to be a part of my life; my history will never be complete without her. It completely spells the measure of man that I am. I did not say one word and I still will not say one word in respect of who she is. If she is right I will leave it for people that know us to judge. They are the ones I owe my explanations too. I have often said that I don’t owe anybody any apology as to the steps and decisions I take in my life. I owe hardened fans an explanation and not an apology. People that are waiting for me to wake up and say stuff have eternity to wait. She is who she is, she said what she did. She may regret it or not, I do not know because I never asked her, all I know is that someone spent 6 years with me and come rain come shine, anytime she calls me I will readily rise to the occasion. My life will never be complete with her and she will always have a special place in my heart.
If you thought the shoki dance craze was over…think again!
Nollywood bad boy Jim Iyke is the latest celeb we’ve spotted doing the famous dance. Last month we saw Amber Rose try out on the dance move with woeful results. We’ve also seen Funke Akindele, Juliet Ibrahim, Emmanuel Adebayor & Eku Edewor bust out their shoki!
Yesterday during an appearance on a radio show in Toronto, Canada – the actor was challenged to a Shoki dance off with show’s host MC Bonde.
Watch what happened after the jump
Now that I think of it Nadia Buari has been very quiet of late, she’s taken a backseat from red carpet events and social media, and there is a good reason for it. According to reports the Ghanaian actress recently gave birth to twins! What? Who knew she was even pregnant?! Is Jim Iyke the father?!
Her father Alhaji Sidiku Buari confirmed the news to Myjoyonline.com this morning. He said, “It’s true. She brought forth twins alright, that is true. I’m confirming [it] as the father.”
Last night when Pharrell Williams stepped on the red carpet at the 57th Annual Grammy Awards in a suit and shorts combo, it took many of us back to two years ago (March 2013) when Nollywood actor Jim Iyke rocked the same look to the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards in Lagos.
Some of your favourite celebs are getting heavily involved in the upcoming general elections in ways that don’t involve them running for political office.
Yesterday (Monday Jan 19), Jim Iyke, Ini Edo, Gbenro Ajibade, Tayo Faniran, Gideon Okeke and a few others were named ambassadors for the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
Since Muna Obiekwe’s shock passing yesterday (Jan. 18) his Nollywood colleagues have taken to social media to remember him. From Genevieve Nnaji to Jim Iyke the tributes have been pouring in.
See some of them after thejump
Jim Iyke Says Nollywood Doesn’t Challenge Him, Bloggers Are Mental Bullies, His Relationship With Nadia Buari Is Continuous Work
At his peak Jim Iyke was making 38 movies a year! But in recent times the actor has taken a step back from Nollywood and has become more known for controversy, his romantic liaisons and his unique sense of style.
In his most recent interview the actor touches on all facets of his life including why he hasn’t featured in a movie in so long, what he really thinks about bloggers, his relationship with Nadia Buari and loads more.
Read after the jump
It’s Jim Iyke for the gal dem!
They say if you’ve got it flaunt it…and Jim Iyke is flaunting it for his female fans in this shirtless pic of him verandah chilling in Banjul, Gambia.
Rocking blue shorts and running shoes, the actor revealed he had just finished an 11km run, before he decided to model his six (they look like 8 pack) abs!
The actor is in Gambia for the 20th anniversary of the rule of President Yahya Jammeh. [READ HERE IF YOU MISSED IT]
Nollywood star Jim Iyke is currently in Banjul, Gambia to celebrate with the Gambian people the 20th anniversary of President Yahya Jammeh’s presidency…These African leaders can’t just serve their 4 or 8 years, they turn being president into their personal property…SMH!
Anyways Jim is clearly close to the president because I hear he was invited as a special guest of the president. He flew into Banjul a few days ago and the controversial actor has chronicled his fashionable looks from his trip with his Instagram followers.
Check out some of them after the jump