Nollywood Star, Jim Iyke speaks out against Online Bullying with the release of his latest film “Bad Comments”


Some of us have been victims of internet trolling or have observed others become victims at some point. It’s obvious that the internet has fueled a desire for trolling. ‘Bad Comments,’ Jim Iyke’s latest movie production, is a film that addresses the impact of cyberbullying. The megastar actor is raising awareness about the dark world of cyberbullying, which he has experienced firsthand.

On Sunday, August 22nd, 2021, The Movie premiered at the Filmhouse IMAX Cinemas with an extravagant red carpet event.

There were several noteworthy outfits and moments on the red carpet however Jim Iyke’s grand entrance stole the show! The superstar actor came in with a motorcycle escort whilst he sat in a Rolls Royce; Jim Iyke is famous for his show-stopping acts and this is definitely another for the books.

The best of old and new Nollywood were present to show support toward Jim Iyke’s incredible effort and to advocate against cyberbullying. Gracing the beautifully decorated red carpet were Uche Jumbo, Ini Edo, Jidekene Achifusi, Deyemi Okonlawon, Toyin Abraham, Phyno, cast members Osas Ighodaro, Sharon Ooja, and director Moses Inwang and many more.

L-R: Ben Touitou, Toyin Abraham, Jim Iyke, Sharon Ooja, Osas Ighodaro

Speaking about the movie, Jim Iyke said “ “It’s a conversation that I think is lagging behind in our society and we did extensive research before putting out this movie.

The social media space isn’t being utilised positively and this is tragic. Social Media is supposed to be a space where people can find their dreams and shortcuts to exhibit what they really are.  It’s become cool to project cruelty and hatred online and Bad comments speaks to this, we hope to show some of the perils of social media, we worked hard on a powerful production which has something for everyone.

After the movie, attendees of the premiere had a lot of positive reviews to give. Needless to say, Bad Comments is a must-watch!

Bad Comments will officially be released in cinemas on the 27th of August, 2021.


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