Today, Friday, May 5, 2017, Lanre Gentry, husband of actress Mercy Aigbe was scheduled to appear at Ikeja Magistrate court over domestic violence allegations, Pulseng is reporting.
Lanre Gentry failed to appear in court over the claims that he has been physically assaulting his famous wife.
Mercy Aigbe later went to Area F police station in Ikeja to wait for Lanre Gentry to show up but he didn’t.
Pulse Celebs met the star actress at the police station but she refused to talk about the scandal rocking her marriage right now. Mercy Aigbe, however, did tell Pulse Celebs that she just wants to focus on her movies.
Lanre Gentry was meant to appear in court over a case of alleged physical assault brought against him by the Lagos State Department of Domestic and Sexual Violence Response Team.
Early this morning Mercy Aigbe broke the silence on the physical assaults that have taken place in her marriage over the years.
She wrote a lengthy open letter to Lanre Gentry accusing him of spreading lies about her.
“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……..
You claim ….
(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 on your claims with PROOF!!!!!!!!!……….
Hmmmm lanre you forget quickly!…., you forget how I have labored and stood by you all these years, even tho all what I was getting from you was constant beating, harrasment ,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……
On Wednesday, May 3, 2017, Lanre Gentry stated that Mercy Aigbe has mental issues. “Mercy has mental issues and I am the one who knows how many places we’ve been to so she can remain stable. I have papers to prove these” he told Best of Nollywood.
Mercy Aigbe filed a restraining order suit on April 25, 2017, against her husband and was finally granted one on April 28, 2017. The restraining order against her husband covers a one-mile radius.