Domestic violence is on the rise, especially in African countries. Every day, we read stories about women who have been battered by their partners and despite several organizations’ sensitizing the public about domestic violence, this seems to be a trend and isn’t going to end anytime soon.
Well, Africa’s top actress Mercy Aigbe is the latest victim of domestic violence. Apparently, her husband Lanre Gentry has been battering her and claims that she has mental problems which the award-winning actress has refuted.
Mercy has been sharing posts about domestic violence a proof that she is in an abusive relationship.
“Say NO to DOMESTIC VIOLENCE……Only a Coward hits a woman! REAL MEN don’t HIT!
Repost if you concur,” she posted accompanied by the pics below
Mercy Aigbe has finally spoken out to reveal how her husband constantly beat her and she made horrifying details that left her fans shocked.
“Dear Lanre Gentry, It breaks my heart that I have to do this but as it is you have left me with no choice……I had sleepless night because I just couldn’t comprehend why someone i loved, someone with whom I have a child will be hell bent on destroying me, I just cannot comprehend it……..
I read with tears in my eyes all the LIES you fabricated against me, LIES you feel will justify your inhumane act, LIES you feel will gain you public sympathy and LIES calculated to bring my person to public opprobrium……..
(1) I am Mentally Unstable (2) That you have caught me with different men
(3) That I do not take care of my parents (4) That a man rented an apartment for me……….
LIES all LIES……..
Dear hubby, I challenge you to back all your claims with PROOF!!!!!!!!!……….
Hmm, Lanre you forget quickly!…., you forget how I have labored and stood by you all these years, even though all what I was getting from you was constant beating, harassment, threat to my life and threat to destroying my image if I dare, leave you……
You must PROOF all your allegations otherwise God knows I am going to add another lawsuit to the one on ground!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Although my Team has been pleading with me to stay silent all these while, but I have come to realize that you want to ride on my keeping mum……
Here are the photos showing how Mercy was brutally beaten by her husband