By Onome Oghenetega
Ace comedian Basketmouth on Thursday announced that his 12-year-old marriage to Elsie Okpocha has ended.
Basketmouth, whose real name is Bright Okpocha, made the announcement in a post on verified Instagram account.
The 12-year-old marriage produced two children (boy and girl).
He said the decision was arrived at by parties after “much deliberations”.
According to him, “As much as it pains me to bring my personal life to the public space, this is an unavoidable situation.
“After much deliberations, my wife and I have made the difficult decision to end our marriage.
“As we move forward separately, we will continue to work together to give our beautiful children all the care, love, guidance and support they need.
“We humbly ask that you respect our privacy as we navigate through these times.”