Nollywood actress Mercy Aigbe and her estranged ex-husband Lanre Gentry could be back sooner together than later.
Mercy Aigbe and Ex-Husband
The couple who got married in 2013 stirred controversies for the better part of last year after Mercy Aigbe revealed pictures showing her battered face all over social media resulting in her moving out of her husband’s home and unfollowing him on social media.
Well, we can confirm that she is following back her ex-husband on Instagram, days after he celebrated her in a birthday message on social media.
After clocking 40 few on New Year, the Ile Oko Mi actress’s ex-husband wrote the message below:
“Today you are @40 even though we are fighting I still say happy birthday to you because you are still my wife and my children mother as I use to call you ones again happy birthday to you Mercy Aigbe Gentry. Long life and God bless you.” – @asiwajulanregentry
Do you see this pair back together again after the domestic violence case?
Fresh controversy for Mercy Aigbe
However, the mom-of-two has found herself involved in another messy controversy after she was alleged to have used the dress of a bride, simply identified as Lawrentta Sawyer (@rettypety), for birthday shots.
The aggrieved bride, whose wedding was scheduled for the 29th of December, 2017 had called out her designer, Maryam Elisha and tongue-lashed her, according to reports.
Lawrentta claimed the wrong dress which was eventually delivered to her had been used.
Coming out to respond to the new controversy, the designer blamed it on a dispatch error, claiming both dresses ordered by Mercy Aigbe and the bride-to-be were the same material.
On her Instagram page, she wrote: “Our attention has been drawn to the ongoing chaos surrounding a dress and one of our esteemed clients on Instagram and possibly on other blogs and social media sites.
“We would have preferred if this matter was addressed directly to us for a quick resolution and to avoid the media frenzy, but unfortunately it wasn’t.
“We hold our clients dearly and offer our services on first come first served bases with no iota of discrimination or insinuation of such.
“We admit that a dispatch error occurred in the delivery of a dress to Miss Lawrentta, who was set to get married on the 29th December, 2017 and the pick up of another dress on behalf of actress, Mercy Aigbe. . . .Please note that both dresses were of the same style, the same colour (red) and almost the same measurement.
“On realising the error on dispatch, we quickly tried to rectify the mix up. But it was too late as the wrong dress was already on its way to Edo state for the bride to be.
Meanwhile, the designer’s explanation did not go down well with the bride.
“Reading your reply @rikaotobyme to the pain and embarrassment you deliberately caused me for financial profit on the eve of and on my wedding day, I am convinced that you are indeed wicked, a wickedness that has consequences.” Lawrentta said.
“Firstly, in your response you claim there was a dispatch error. Was the error of dispatch the cause of the delivery agent’s number being “not reachable” as you claimed? Secondly, you also claimed the “dispatch error” was too late to be rectified as the wrong dress was already on the way to Edo state. At what point was the “dispatch error” discovered since your staff Kate, dropped off the dress at Ojota around 9pm for night bus delivery?
“Thirdly you claimed also that similarities in the dresses caused the “mix-up”. If that was the case why did @realmercyaigbe on receipt of a dress that wasn’t hers still go ahead to wear it for her 40th birthday shoot and post on social media on the 31st of December?”
However, Mercy Aigbe is yet to break her silence on the bitter drama on social media. What’s your reaction to this story?
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