While reporting on the actress’ death, Cutie_Juls added the fact that she and Yul Edochie were once lovers (her sidekick). Moreover, the blogger claimed that Yul Edochie even bought her a Volkswagen Golf when they were dating a few years ago.
According to Vanguard news, Nollywood actress Chinedu Bernard has been confirmed dead at East Side Hospital in Enugu after collapsing while cleaning the chapel of St. Leo the Great Catholic Church Federal Housing.
The Priest Rev. Uchendu Chukwuma and parishioners rushed her to hospital where she was pronounced dead.
According to the message of one of the parishioners, efforts are being made to contact members of his family before depositing his body at the morgue.
Choco as she is popularly known has featured in many movies including The Big Mama’s Stick, Money fever, The Mad, The Last Manhood, Mad Love, etc.
Cutie_Juls wrote: “Sadly we have just received the news of the sad passing of actress Chinedu Nwankwo, known as Chi Bernards, which happened a few hours ago.
The late actress was featured in some hit movies
His popularity hit a lot on social media a few years ago when his romance with actor Yul Edochie was talked about on social media.
“It was even rumored that Yul bought her a Volkswagen Golf when they were dating.
She was so young and beautiful. May his sweet soul rest in peace.”
Instablog9ja wrote: “Nollywood mourns the passing of actress Chinedu Bernards
Nollywood actress Chinedu Bernards aka Chii has passed away.
According to a source, she died after collapsing at a church in Enugu State on Friday, April 28. “I’m shaking typing this. Chii was the ex-girlfriend of a popular actor. The whole of Nollywood knew that she was this actor’s girlfriend before he married someone else.
She recently attended the funeral of her colleague, Iheme Nancy’s mother and even spoke to her yesterday before she died.
“She left a cryptic message after hearing the news of her boyfriend’s marriage to her colleague and later deleted it before he died. We heard that she went to clean a church in Enugu State where she fell and by the time she was brought to the hospital, she was confirmed dead.
Her death is shocking to those of us in the industry who knew her. It’s the weirdest thing I’ve seen. The Nollywood industry is in mourning after his passing,” a source said.
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