A few hours ago news broke that Nollywood actress Mercy Aigbe‘s seven year marriage to Lanre Gentry has crashed due to alleged domestic violence.
Incidentally this isn’t the first time we’ve heard about the hotelier beating up his actress wife, back in 2013 news broke that he physically assaulted her at a hotel in Lagos where she was attending an event. He reportedly beat her up, then dragged her out of a hotel room and into his car. The couple later did a video denying that the incident ever took place. Mercy had a swollen eye in the video, while denying her husband beat her up.
Here are 5 things we know about the Mercy Aigbe/Lanre Gentry marriage crisis
- According to Linda Ikeji Blog, the couple had a physical altercation last week that left Mercy Aigbe hospitalized with severe injuries.
- There are pictures of her bloodied & battered face.
- She posted an anti domestic violence message on her page yesterday
- In response he shared a now deleted post with the caption, “Say No to the promiscuous and irresponsible women”.
- Aside domestic violence, according to LIB, Gentry has also been having an affair with a woman named Opemititi aka ‘Queen Stunner’. She allegedly used to be so close to Mercy, that she called her, her younger sister.
- According to an eyewitness she has moved out of the home she shared with her husband.
This story is developing. We’ll bring you updates as they come.