Prince and Dorathy Big Brother Naija ex-housemates have revealed why ‘Shineyaeye’ housemate, Jaypaul was turned back 45 minutes from joining last year’s lockdown edition.
Remember that Jay Paul confessed he was going to be one of the ‘Lockdown’ housemates?
Speaking to his ‘Shine ya eye housemate, the Cross River native revealed that he had been called back 45 minutes from reaching the stage.
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The housemate, who did not reveal details of the incident, said he was sure his bags had entered the house but found himself going back to the hotel.
He went on to say that it was a difficult period for him, but that his family helped him get through it.
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However, Prince and Dorathy in a live video with Kiddwaya on Instagram on Friday revealed that Jaypaul was turned back because he had the deadly COVID-19 disease.
Prince said Jaypaul was replaced by the ‘lockdown housemate, Trickytee.
Dorathy said, “Jaypaul is the guy that was turned back few minutes to the live show. I think the reason was because he had COVID-19.
Prince added, “Yeah, he was replaced with Trickytee.”
Kiddwaya was taken aback by the information and wondered if the ‘lockdown’ housemates would have all been afflicted with the ailment if it hadn’t been found before the show began.