Popular Nigerian comedian, Basketmouth has come under backlash from netizens after he opened up on stance with his wife.
During an interview with TV3 Ghana, the comedian stated that he valued his privacy but felt compelled to discuss his separation despite his initial reluctance.
Basketmouth, during a recent interview, reiterated that he separated from his wife right after they celebrated their 12th wedding anniversary. Despite the split, he mentioned that everything appears to be amicable between them. However, he acknowledged that he is currently in the process of trying to navigate through the situation.
He said: “I am separated right now, people thought it was a joke, but it wasn’t. Is that way of promoting a show, you definitely do not know my design; I don’t bring my personal matters on public space, but it was something I needed to do for reasons best known to me.”
Some fans seemed unpleased with his recent revelation and queried him.
Reactions from fans
Seundreams wrote: This dude is cocky asf, all the best.
Thefoodnetworking wrote: I would have said he strikes me as someone who doesn’t forgive… But then again, who I am to judge him?
Queen_ebys wrote: Basketmouth looks like someone with a dark heart . Please don’t come for me ….I cry easily.
Jmobirfuna wrote: The guy is really a basket mouth, literally. Can he rest?
Life_izzey wrote: Basket mouth seems to be some with a dark side humor , I love the fact the wife hasn’t said or made any comments regarding their separation, instead she look more Hot now and Enjoying her life low key .. A woman’s greatest power is Silence, only then can she hear
Vivianlam wrote: Cho cho Cho man! Reason he’s called basket mouth.
Comedian Basketmouth announces end of his marriage after three kids
It will be recalled that in December last year, has announced the end of his marriage with his beautiful wife, Elsie.
The father of four made the announcement via his verified Instagram page on Thursday, December 22, where he assured to peacefully co-parent with his wife in taking care of their children.
The actor who didn’t give reasons for the divorce pleaded with the public to respect their privacy.
Just a few months ago, Elsie Okpocha wife of the veteran comedian expressed her heartfelt felicitation for her husband on his birthday anniversary.
Elsie wrote a delightful birthday message to celebrate her husband, who turned 44.
Basketmouth’s wife Elsie who took to her social media timeline to celebrate her husband shared some pictures of the comedian including their throwbacks.
Elsie shared photos and penned down a wonderful message,while she prayed and showered praises on him.