The actor gained popularity in 2013 due to a video of him literally going insane in a church.
Speaking in an interview with Gbadewonuola Olateju Oyelakin, better known as Teju Babyface, Jim Iyke stated that he went to the church because of his mother, adding that he was desperate for her recovery at the time.
The actor described how he accepted a suggestion to accompany his ailing mother to church for healing since he would do everything for her.
He said: “I will never be desperate again in my life, desperation took me there, thinking a man of God will heal her.”
Jim Iyke also detailed his encounter with other men of God who even went as far as taking money from him.
The actor’s remarks garnered varied reactions from social media users.
Read some reactions here
mogajiaderemi: “What kind of spiritual ignorance is coming from this guy?”
usman_of_lagos: “After God it will always be God.”
estherayaakin: “May we not be faced with situations that will make us do ridiculous things.That is why I just pity people that judge others actions and reactions without haven been in their shoes!!!”
mrharribest: “There are no men of God that can stop anyone dying. Stop fooling yourself.”
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