Jnr Pope: You’ll Should Rest”: Zubby Michael Tells Those Dragging Him for Not Mourning Colleague

Jnr Pope: You’ll Should Rest”: Zubby Michael Tells Those Dragging Him for Not Mourning Colleague

  • Famous Nigerian actor Zubby Michael buzzed the internet in what seemed like a confrontation with his critics
  • Recall that the vibrant thespian has been under fire for a couple days because he refused to publicly mourn his late colleague and friend, Junior Pope
  • In a recent post, Zubby gave reasons for why he was yet to, which ignited another round of reactions from social media users

Popular Nigerian actor Zubby Michael has reacted to the backlashes he has received for not publicly mourning his late colleague, Pope Obumneme Odonwodo, aka Junior Pope.

Recall that as news of Junior Pope's death spread online, netizens chastised Zubby Michael, who was the best man at Junior Pope's wedding and close friend, for failing to grieve for him. 

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Zubby Michael replies those dragging him for not mourning Junior Pope, Angela Okorie
Zubby Michael speaks mourning Junior Pope online. Credit: @zubymichael, @jnrpope, @angelaokorie
Source: Instagram

The actor did not do any traditional social media post in honour of the departed, but instead chose to share casual hangout videos of himself living his best life.

In response to the criticisms received, he told internet users to rest, noting that not everything needed to be shared.

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"Make una rest no be by posting," he said.

See his post below:

Netizens react to Zubby Michael's message

Legit.ng compiled the reactions below:


"Someone like me find it very hard to type RIP for someone."


"Same people talking if their friend die they next day they go to their various business, most of them don’t even mourn their own blood , after two days they go back to work, it is always coming to media to impose something on someone else when it’s get to their turn they can’t even do.

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"I don’t know how people took the media so personal that they justify good person through what they portray here . Posting a dead person will quantify you’re mourning where as people send some people’s parents to early grave and will still pay you condolence visit at the end."


Abeg oooo make una leave @zubbymichael alone, I don't want anything to happen to him abeg....zubby can never catch cruise with Pope, you all remove zubby name from your mouth! He lost a friend allow him to mourn him the way he want."


"The same set of People wen castigate and crucify Yul Edochie @yuledochie for not posting saying because JP no support he marriage to @judyaustin1 na em dey here dey applaud Zubby say no be by posting, I fear who no fear ona for this country, just dey do your things people will always talk."


"No be my posting but you post late Mr Ibu. Wow."

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Zubby Michael reacts after Angela Okorie’s viral allegation

The ace Nigerian actor reacted after Angela Okorie's allegation against him following the death of their colleague, Pope Obumneme Odonwodo, aka Junior Pope.

Recall that the screen goddess dared Zubby to make a post mourning Junior Pope, who was involved in a tragic boat mishap in the Anam River, Anambra state.

Angela further disclosed that Zubby was always fighting everyone in the industry, and the deceased was his boss. She also buttressed on their relationship.

Source: Legit.ng

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