- A Nigerian actor named Kingsley Abasili has shared details as to why he isn't popular in the movie industry
- Kingsley, who shares a striking resemblance with Pete Edochie, said some media houses approached him to make false claims the veteran actor is his biological father
- According to the actor, claiming Edochie as his father was the only condition given to him to become famous
A Nollywood actor identified as Kingsley Abasili has taken to social media to make a bold claim about some media houses.
Kingsley, who shares a striking resemblance with Pete Edochie, said he was approached to falsely name the veteran actor as his biological father to become popular.
The actor revealed that he rejected the deal because of his love and respect for the veteran, who he sees as a father figure.
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“For those coming to my inbox to mock me, I’m not popular because I refused to be. Media houses approached me, asking me to declare Pete Edochie my biological father but I refused. That was the condition I was given to become famous but I see no reason to do such.”
"Being popular is not my business so stop bothering me about it. I love and respect Daddy #peteedochie alot. He's like a father to me. "
See his post below:
Abasili Kingsley begs to be left alone
While reacting to a post comparing him to Pete Edochie's biological children, the actor asked to be left alone.
"Someone just sent this to me. Why can't they just leave us alone???"
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See the post below:
Abasili celebrates Pete Edochie on his birthday
Abasili, during Pete Edochie's 73rd birthday, penned a message to the veteran actor while referring to him as a dad like no other.
"Join me in celebrating a Daddy like no other! Happy 73rd Birthday Dad. May the good Lord continue to keep you strong and healthy, amen!"
See his post below:
There is a good relationship between Pete Edochie and me - Kingsley Abasali
Kingsley Abasali in a chat with Legit.ng's Olumide Alake said he feels indifferent when people compare him to Pete Edochie because of their striking resemblance.
"I feel indifferent. I'm fine with the good relationship between Daddy and I."
Pete Edochie shows off dance moves
Recall that veteran actor Pete Edochie and his wife Josephine marked their 53rd wedding anniversary in October 2022 as he shared lovely pictures from the church celebration.
In a video, Yul shared, the actor could be seen hyping his dad, who showed off some dance moves before sitting beside his wife.