Thursday, 11 May 2017

#NoMercyForLanre: Mercy Aigbe - A Case Study Of Domestic Violence

Hey guys, here is another one from @ceafng. Go HERE to see their writeup about the #KemenVsTboss-molestation case. This one is on #MercyVsLanre-domestic violence.
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Domestic violence is a nightmare which is seeped into reality and becomes a controversial topic when brought to the spotlight especially when a celebrity is involved.  
When you bring up the name Mercy Aigbe and domestic violence you get a flood of information, stories and report. The story started on the popular social media platform, Instagram, where Mercy Aigbe posted a picture on the 28th of April 2017 with the caption “say  no to domestic violence…” 

It sparked questions and suspicion which the actress tried to shut down by later sharing a picture of her and her husband, Lanre Gentry, which she took down moments later following harsh comments by fans and followers on her Instagram page. She was later spotted after the event covered in makeup with little trace of the incident.
The rocky marriage of mercy Aigbe became a trending topic that week escalating to three people arrested for harassment and a restraining order was secured against her husband.
According to reports, on the  5th of May Mercy Aigbe showed up at the Area F police station in response to invitation by police only to meet the absence of her husband Lanre Gentry who however came out to the media to deny battering his wife, also claiming that the actress/business woman has been going through mental disorder piled with accusations of infidelity.
Mercy Aigbe also took to the media changing her handle from @mercyaigbegentry to @realmercyaigbe with an exposing e-letter, picture evidence of the incident and followup scanning procedure done to prove the extent of the abuse, a harsh reality check to the shy topic of domestic violence which can happen to anyone even in the most seemingly stable relationship.
     
Lanre Gentry has embarked on a journey of cat and mouse. Running away from the law and there has been an accusation of Lanre conniving with the police, an accusation made by Mercy Aigbe herself.
We just hope this will not be another case of DOMESTIC VIOLENCE been swept under the rug, which has become the norm in our society.

This is a lesson to everyone that the seemingly most perfect couple might not be so perfect after all. Stop the envy!
#NomercyforLanre
#ceafng
#Enoughisenough
#saynotodomesticviolence
#Notosexualassaults.
Let’s share and raise awareness!
Well, I just played my own part, hope you will do same.
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2 comments:

  1. WOw..

    I really love this quote "the seemingly most perfect couple might not be so perfect after all"

    #True

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