Nollywood actor, Jim Iyke has finally opened up on the fight with colleague Uche Maduagwu which took place in 2021.
In an interview with Chude Jideonwo, the film star revealed that the fight with his colleague was a publicity stunt.
Iyke recounted how he made Nigerians believe the fight was real after Maduagwu questioned his source of wealth on social media.
According to him, he understands that Nigerians loves reading bad news so he decided to tap into that to promote his new movie which also has a similar storyline.
“I am too strategic to jeopardize the success of my film by actually getting into a real fight with Uche Maduagwu.
“My team came up with the plan and Uche Maduagwu was contacted and paid well for it.”
The actor, who also noted that the social media world is not real, added that his new movie caught fire immediately there was a scandal.