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“Junior Pope stabbed me in the back”: Yul Edochie opens up on ‘beef’ with late actor

Popular Nollywood actor Yul Edochie has revealed the reasons behind his absence from the burial of his late colleague, Junior Pope, who tragically died in a boat accident in April.

In a statement on Tuesday, May 21, Yul said he was sure people have been wondering why he didn’t say anything after Junior Pope’s death.

While he didn’t provide details of what went wrong between them, Yul shared on his Instagram page that he treated Junior Pope like a brother and good friend, only for the deceased to betray him.

ALSO READ: Tears as Nollywood actor Junior Pope laid to rest in his hometown (Photos/Video)

Pete Edochie and Junior Pope
Yul Edochie

Edochie hinted at sharing more details in the future for others to learn from the situation and cautioned about being mindful of the wishes directed towards others.

Edochie wrote: “I didn’t want to say anything till after his burial. I know many asked why I wasn’t there. Why I haven’t said anything about it since.

“I took him like a brother & good friend. I was there for him when he needed me. But he stabbed me in the back repeatedly. That’s life!

“I’ll drop the full details soon so others can learn from it. Be careful what you wish people, it could come to you.”

The statement has sparked a mix of reactions among fans and colleagues within the Nollywood community, with many eagerly awaiting Yul Edochie’s full account of the events that led to his decision.

See Yul Edochie’s post below:

Some netizens claimed Pope betrayed Yul by supporting the latter’s estranged wife, May Edochie, after he impregnated Judy Austin.

Recall that May had shared pictures and videos from her visit to the late actor’s widow. captured some of the reactions; read them below:

sommy_bae: “Is how people easily say people hurt them or stabbed them at their back when they have also done worse betrayal to the one they love. Smh.”

justice_for_judy_kpekus_: “Oga rest, even in death JP is better and bigger than you. He became your enemy when he supported the truth (May).”

joyousbestedibles: “Mtcheww, you didn’t say it when he was alive. You were waiting for him to die first because the dead can’t defend himself. Just Rest you sef you stabbed MAY behind her BACK.”

syndy_diamond23: “The dead can’t speak, they can’t say their own part of the story, no voice so it’s pointless bringing this up.”

ALSO READ: Last moment of Nollywood actor Junior Pope leave netizens in disbelief [Video]

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