Mercy Aigbe’s husband, Lanre Gentry has recounted how he met her.
In a new interview with City People, the car dealer and hotelier said he met his wife after the crash of his first marriage.
He said he first laid eyes on her before she started acting, and met her through a man named Muyiwa.
Determined to get her, he promised to pay Muyiwa twenty thousand Naira if he could link him with Mercy Aigbe.
Muyiwa went to her house in Maryland, and told Lanre that she was interested in marriage and not a boyfriend/girlfriend relationship. Lanre agreed to this.
In the car Mercy Aigbe told him that she already has a fiancée, Lanre said he is okay with that and he just wants to be her friend.
As fate would have it Lanre Gentry found out that Mercy Aigbe’s fiancée had a wife in Ikorodu. When Mercy Aigbe heard she went to her fiancée’s home in Ikorodu and found out that it was true, shocked by her discovery Mercy Aigbe called Lanre.
Lanre Gentry married Mercy Aigbe legally in 2013.