(Last Updated On: April 16, 2018)
Mercy Aigbe is marking the first year anniversary of encountering domestic violence in the hands of her estranged husband, Lanre Gentry.
The beautiful actress took to her Instagram page on Monday, April 16, 2018, where she posted a photo of her battered face exactly a year ago when it was reported that her estranged husband, Lane Gentry had assaulted her.
“A year! Thank you, Jehovah for grace, for the spirit of forgiveness, for total healing, for strength and above all for Life!……..You are worthy to be praised #amazon #victor #beautyforashes #mercified,” she wrote.
The alleged domestic violence in 2017
It would be recalled that back in 2017, blogger Linda Ikeji had reported of the longtime domestic violence been experienced by Mercy Aigbe in the hands of Lanre Gentry and how it had only gotten worse. She also reported that her nasty fight had gotten to the point where the actress had to be admitted to an undisclosed hospital.
The actress after the incident, took to her Instagram page where she put up a photo of a battered woman writing, “Say no to domestic violence. Only a coward hits a woman! REAL MEN don’t HIT!”.
Lanre Gentry arrested and remanded in jail
The Hotelier was reportedly arraigned before a Magistrates court sitting in Ogba back in 2017, on a three-count charge offence bordering on breach of public peace, assault and causing grievous bodily harm to his wife. For failing to meet up his bail conditions, he was remanded in jail.
Lanre Gentry called for a truce
However, the estranged husband of Mercy Aigbe had on June 2017 come out publicly to say he was tired of the back and forth relationship between him and his wife as he would love to make peace with her. According to him, he still loves her and would love for them to end their public spat for the sake of their children.
Lanre Gentry throws shade at Mercy Aigbe
The businessman and hotelier took to his Instagram page where he sent a congratulatory message to the newly wedded actor and his wife on Friday, April 13, 2018.
“My brother congratulations on your wedding, I pray to your marriage and I know God have made your wife the best, not the prostitute that we pretend as wife, ones again congratulations @gabbylucciii God we protect your home in Jesus name,” he wrote.