Controversial Yuroba actress Mercy Aigbe has revealed that her new husband who is a filmmaker Adeoti Kazim is entitled to marry more than one wife because of his religion.
Actress Mercy Aigbe has been trending for some days after the news of her marriage to Adeoti Kazim came public. Social media users expressed shock and also lambasted her for marrying the friend of her ex-husband, Lanre Gentry.
Mercy Aigbe has however come out to shoot down rumors that her current husband was the friend of her ex-husband Lanre. According to the actress in a phone conversation with TTVC talk show host, Morayo Afolabi-Brown, her husband is a Muslim and is free to take as many wives as he pleases.
Mr. Kazim has a first wife who lives in Minnesota, U.S, and is the owner of Asiwaju couture, They have four kids together.
On Thursday morning, Mrs. Afolabi-Brown confirmed to viewers that she had an extensive chat with the famous actress on Wednesday evening. During the conversation, monitored by PREMIUM TIMES, Mrs. Afolabi-Brown said the mum-of-two opened up on some issues relating to her new marriage.
She said: “I spoke to her (Mercy) last night, she called me to correct an impression and that it is wrong for us to say, ‘how can she go and marry her ex-husband’s best friend.’ She said they were never friends.
“She told me that the man is a Muslim, he’s entitled to more than one wife, so yes, he has issues with the first wife, and he is now married to her as the second wife and as a second wife, doesn’t she deserve to be happy? ”