Why Jaypaul was turned back, replaced with Trickytee minutes to lockdown season premier – Dorathy, Prince.. Big Brother Naija ex-housemates, Prince and Dorathy have revealed why ‘Shineyaeye’ housemate, Jaypaul was turned back 45 minutes from joining last year’s lockdown edition.
Recall that Jay Paul had revealed he was supposed to be among ‘Lockdown’ housemates.
Speaking to the ‘Shine ya eye housemate, the Cross River born had said he was turned back 45mins from climbing the stage.
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 added that it was a tough time for him but his family helped him pull through.
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.”
Shocked by the revelation, Kiddwaya wondered if the ‘lockdown’ housemates would have all been infected with the disease if it was not detected before the show began.