The rate at which celebrity marriages are crashing is quite alarming. Many have opined that several things are responsible for this.
For some, it is compatibility, others feel it is lack of love and for others, domestic violence was the cause. In this article, Legit.ng curates a list of Nigerian celebrities whose marriages have crashed.
1. Mercy Aigbe
Actress Mercy Aigbe’s marriage started showing signs of strife in 2017 when news broke that she was hospitalised as a result of domestic violence in the hands of her husband Lanre Gentry. At the time, an actress named Opemititi was said to be responsible for the marriage breakup. Later, allegations of infidelity on Mercy’s part started arising.
2. Bose Alao
Another actress whose marriage ended based on allegations of domestic violence is Bose Alao. She revealed via her Instagram page that her 10 year old marriage to her footballer husband Razak Omotoyossi was filled with regret. She also appealed to the Lagos state government to come to her help.
3. Tonto Dikeh
Tonto Dikeh’s marriage breakdown happened in full public glare. From when she and her so called 'Mr X' Olakunle Churchill started their issues to when she claimed she ‘made’ him, the whole thing played out on social media. Even the birth of their son was not without drama. The couple are still in court.
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4. Tiwa Savage
Nigerians cannot forget how the marriage of Tiwa Savage and her estranged husband Tee Billz ended. Both sides threw blame at each other with Tiwa accusing Tee Billz of co*aine use and adultery. Tee Billz is said to have tried to take his own life as a result of the drama. With Tiwa’s reported romance with popular musician Wizkid, it appears the marriage is over.
5. Toyin Abraham
The actress formerly known as Toyin Aimakhu was once married to actor Adeniyi Johnson and at the beginning, everything was rosy. But allegations of infidelity on Johnson’s part ultimately led to the end of the marriage.
6. Toke Makinwa
Media personality Toke Makinwa was briefly married for a year plus to fitness trainer Maje Ayida. Their marriage packed up amid reports of infidelity on Maje’s part. Toke later wrote a book detailing her experiences in the marriage.
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