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I Lived With 3 Snakes At Home – Diabolo Man

Veteran Ghanaian actor, Bob Smith Jr, popularly known as Diabolo man has revealed that he lived with three snakes under his roof.

He got the name Diabolo man from the movie the famous movie ‘Mama Mia’, which was a hit in the early 2000’s.

The name was synonymous with snakes. Many simply feared the man even in real life.

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His antics in his movies and how he metamorphosed into a snake, made him famous in Ghana.


But the legendary actor has revealed that he did not only have encounters with snakes in movies. He actually lived with some at home.

The executive member of the Film Producers Association of Ghana (FIPAG), speaking in an

interview with Sammy Forson on the Cosmopolitan Mix Joy FM, revealed that, he lived with

three snakes at home.

“I used to have three snakes in my house. I learnt about snakes. I don’t fear snakes,” he stated.

Asked about the history behind the famous snake movies, Bob Smith Jr. recounted that he,

together with a producer called William Akuffo, came together to produce ‘Diabolo’.

He said ‘Diabolo’ was based on the experiences of Ghanaians who traveled to seek greener

pastures in countries like Nigeria.

According to him, they produced the movie based on the horrifying stories some of the females

who engaged in prostitution shared.



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Peace Agyare

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