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It’s wrong for a man to kneel down and propose to his lover – Pete Edochie

Veteran actor, Pete Edochie isn’t happy at the way Africans are adopting the doctrines and culture of the whites, thereby neglecting our own tradition and culture. The celebrated actor seriously whitewashed African men who kneel down to propose to their wives to be, all in the name of love. He said by so doing, you’re giving the woman power over you, thereby making her the head of the marriage. In his words; “Kneeling to propose to a woman is white people’s culture because women dominate there and have more right than men, it is not the African man’s ways” He went on to remind us that, in the traditional setting, it is a woman who kneels to give drink to a man to show her loyalty, humility and total submission to the man and that’s the way it should be. “I didn’t kneel to propose to my wif...

I don’t pay attention to nonsense – Pete Edochie reacts to being a bad actor

Veteran Nigerian actor, Pete Edochie was a social media topic over the week following a claim by a US-based illustrator, Lotanna Odunze, aka Sugabelly that the 73-year-old man is a bad actor. While expressing her opinion on Twitter about Edochie, Sugabelly wrote on Twitter: “Pete Edochie is a really bad actor. He’s been playing the same role his entire life. Acting isn’t quoting proverbs. But Nigerians live and die by seniority, so the older he gets, the less anybody is able to point this glaring elephant in the room out.” Reacting to the controversial statement in a chat with Punch, Edochie said he’s indifferent to opinions expressed about him because they don’t make sense to him. “I’ll be honest with you: I’m indifference to opinions expressed about me, because they don’t make sens...

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