Bright Okpocha, a comedian from Nigeria who goes by the stage name Basketmouth, has divorced his wife, Elsie Uzoma Okpocha.
On Thursday, the 44-year-old comedian made the announcement that he and Elsie had broken up in a statement that he shared on his Instagram page.
He stated, “This is an unavoidable situation, as much as it pains me to bring my personnel life to the public space.”
“My wife and I have come to the difficult decision to end our marriage after much consideration.
“As we move forward separately, we will continue to collaborate to provide our beautiful children with all the necessary care, love, and support.
We humbly request your consideration of our privacy as we navigate this time.
Janelle, Jason, and Maya Okpocha are Basketmouth’s three children with his wife, whom he wed in 2010.