Junior Pope: Sweet Moments Shared Between Late Actor and Ruby Orjiakor Leave Fans in Awe

Junior Pope: Sweet Moments Shared Between Late Actor and Ruby Orjiakor Leave Fans in Awe

  • Many didn't know how close Ruby Orjiakor and Junior Pope were until after a video showed their shared moments while he was alive
  • The actress and the actor were spotted in different locations being warm with each other 
  • The video captured several times the actress jumped on the late actor, who caught and carried her

Nigerian actress Ruby Orjiakor made waves online with several throwback moments displaying how close she was to the late actor Junior Pope.

In a series of videos sighted by Legit.ng and shared by Nollywood movie producer Stanley Ontop, the two movie stars were seen on different occasions being playful and touchy with one another.

Videos of Ruby Orjiakor and Junior Pope trend online
Ruby Orjiakor and Junior Pope trend online with their shared moments. Credit: @ruby_orijiako, @jnrpope
Source: Instagram

In most scenes captured in separate movie locations, the actress jumped on her colleague, who seemed eager to lift her up as a form of greeting.

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Other times, they hugged casually like really good friends, and some clips showed moments when they made fun of each other.

Stanley Ontop noted that Ruby was one of Junior Pope's truest friends. He stated that since the thespian's death on April 10, Ruby has not posted anything on her social media accounts.

"She's just paying maximum respect to Jnr Pope. Can your favourite do that?"

A close look by Legit.ng confirmed that the mum of one was yet to share her daily content like she always does since the actor's tragic passing.

"A friend like Ruby Orjiako is what everyone needs," Stanley said.

Watch the videos below:

Reactions trail videos of Junior Pope and Ruby Orjiakor

Legit.ng compiled the reactions below:


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"Ruby is one real soul ."


"Jnr pope is the most painful and hardest death in Nollywood.. it's just too deep and painful."


"Widow life no easy ooo I am a widow myself too. Buh it's wellNa aka Chukwu Diya."


"May his soul rest in peace. It so painful loosing your love once."


"Him and he wife no get this kind moment self."

KCee, others slammed for eating at Jnr Pope's burial

Meanwhile, in other related news, Legit.ng reported that a video made the rounds online showing some of the guests at Junior Pope's burial, including singer Kingsley Okonkwo, aka KCee, and his brother, Emeka Okonkwo, aka E-Money, having refreshments.

Media personality, Radio Gad, took to his Instagram page to call out those who ate and drank at the funeral.

According to Radio Gad, Junior Pope’s burial was meant to be a time of reflection and not one for enjoyment, as he strongly condemned those who had refreshments.

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Proofreading by Nkem Ikeke, journalist and copy editor at Legit.ng.

Source: Legit.ng

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Chinasa Afigbo (Editor) Chinasa Afigbo is a pop culture/music journalist and content writer with over four years of experience in other mainstream media organisations, including Vanguard Media and Guardian Life. She holds a degree in Information Management Technology from the Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO). She also moved on to pursue courses in writing & media communications. Chinasa has also been published in other Intl journals, like The African Report. Reach her at: chinasa.afigbo@corp.legit.ng.

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