Mercy Eke and I are not friends – Venita corrects fans

Reality TV star and actress, Venita Akpofure, has denied having a close relationship with her colleague, Mercy Eke.

The former Big Brother Naija All Stars housemate made the clarification during a recent interview with media personality, Toke Makinwa, noting that they are not friends.

It may be recalled that Venita and Mercy who participated in the ‘Pepper Dem’ edition were very close during their stay in the just concluded BBNaija All Stars.

Venita Mercy not friends

However, speaking of the assumption that they are close friends, the actress noted that they see about twice a year because they are not in the same circle.

Reacting to a question Toke asked her about accusation by some fans that she betrayed her friend in the house, Venita said, “I was not friends with Mercy before the show. I do see her like once or twice a year at shows or parties because we are not in each other’s circle.

“I was surprised at the narrative from fans that i betrayed my friend, Mercy Eke. I don’t wish her any ill, my hands are completely clear, my conscience is clear”.

Meanwhile, in another news…

CorrectNG recalls that Winner of Big Brother Naija “Pepper Dem”, Mercy Eke lamented over being abandoned by her friends when she needed them to support her during the All Stars edition.

The 33-year-old reality TV star said all she wanted was to become more successful and that’s why she returned to the popular show.

Mercy broke down in tears as she bared her heart in an interview on Hero’s Therapy with media personality, Hero Daniels.

The Imo-born entrepreneur said she did not receive support while she was in the BBNaija house, from any of her friends and it was only her fans that rallied behind her.

According to her, although there were two previous winners, people targeted only her even though the only she committed was wanting more, which she added isn’t such a bad thing.