Nigerian comedian and actor, Bright Okpocha, commonly known as ‘Basketmouth’, has announced the end of his 12-year marriage to his wife, Elsie.
He announced his separation from Elsie this afternoon in an Instagram post much to the dismay of fans. He wrote,
“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.”
He added, “We humbly ask that you respect our privacy as we navigate through these times. Thank you”
Basketmouth and Elsie first met in 2013 while promoting his Basketmouth Uncensored show at University of Lagos. The couple were married in 2013 and had three kids together.