Ogbu Johnson, an up-and-coming Nigerian actor, has addressed and refuted any allegations of disrespect towards Zubby Michael while on a movie set. A video of an on-set altercation between Zubby Michael and Ogbu Johnson had gained significant attention online, leading to discussions.
Destiny Etiko, a close friend and ally of Zubby Michael, responded to the situation amidst the online buzz. She passionately advised budding actors to show respect to seasoned veterans who have established themselves as A-list superstars.
In response to this, Ogbu Johnson clarified the situation and emphasized that he had never disrespected Zubby Michael on set. Zubby Michael himself supported this statement, expressing concerns that Ogbu’s actions might have jeopardized his career.
On October 9, Ogbu Johnson took to Instagram to clear up any misconceptions regarding the alleged feud between him and Zubby. In a public statement, he explained that the public had misinterpreted their on-set altercation as a real fight. Ogbu emphasized that the video was actually part of a carefully staged scene for an upcoming film.
Johnson made it clear that the theatrical altercation was meant to showcase their acting skills and elevate the standard for cinematic stunts. He emphasized that he harbored no ill will towards Zubby Michael, responding to Destiny Etiko’s indirect suggestion that he had disrespected Zubby and Zubby’s subsequent warning.
“Some persons have gone ahead trying to create a rift between myself and my senior brother and industry boss by making it appear that I was disrespectful in interpreting my role to the satisfaction of the director and thereby trying to create bad blood between us.
| make this statement to clear all doubts that I in no way mean to disrespect the person of Zubby Michael my senior colleague and will do no such thing.”