With all each passing scandal, it becomes obvious that , Nollywood cannot keep a marriage. in the movie industry is the 38-year-old actress, Mercy Aig...
With all each passing scandal, it becomes obvious that , Nollywood cannot keep a marriage.
in the movie industry is the 38-year-old actress, Mercy Aigbe and her 50-year-old husband, Lanre Gentry.
On Friday, April 28, she published a cryptic post on her Instagram page, calling for Nigerians to ‘say no’ to domestic violence.
wondered if she was suffering the same fate as millions of Nigerian women who were stuck in abusive marriages.
About the same time, her hotelier husband, shared a now deleted post that said ‘Say no to promiscuous women.’ It didn’t take long for fans to deduce that something was wrong. By the end of the day, two photos of the actress badly bruised and battered surfaced online.
NET can reveal that the Aigbe-Gentry marriage was a toxic mix of mutual infidelity, lies, and pretence that was eventually broken by a financial crisis that worsened an already bad situation.
report from a close family (who chose not to be named for obvious reasons) revealed details of the tempestuous marriage to nollyzone.
‘The marriage was destined to break’, read what the source said.
‘Mercy Aigbe has been promiscuous all through the marriage and this has caused a strain between them since the beginning.
‘Some of us have always known that this would happen someday. A married woman cannot be sleeping about like that. A lot of people thought that after she remarried, she would have calmed down’
The source further said, that Mercy Aigbe has always maintained amorous relationships with other men for financial favours while she was married to Gentry.
‘Where do you think she gets all her money from, movies? How much do Nigerian actresses make for their movie roles? If you compare it with their luxurious lifestyle, you’ll see, he said.