The marriage of Nigerian comedian and actor, Bright Okpocha popularly known by his stage name Basketmouth, and his wife, Elsie Uzoma Okpocha has ended.
Basketmouth announced the separation on Thursday via his official media channels, a decision he described as painful and unavoidable.
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.
“We humbly ask that you respect our privacy as we navigate through these times. Thank you”
Basketmouth married his wife in 2010 and they have three children together, Janelle, Jason, and Maya Okpocha.