Veteran actress Monalisa Chinda has stated that issues with domestic violence was the reason why she left her marriage.
The actress made the revelation in a recent interview where she opened up on the incessant beatings she received in the hands of her ex-husband.
Monalisa Chinda has said her ex-husband, Dejo Richards is a woman beater, who kept hitting her for the five years she was in the marriage
She mentioned that the abuse started a few months into the marriage and she thought it was going to end with the arrival of her daughter, but it never ended.
She blamed excessive beating from her ex-husband’s for the crash of her first marriage.
In an interview, Chinda narrated how she decided to leave the marriage when her pastor refused to mediate or intervene in her violent relationship with Richards.
On how she tried to keep it together before finally deciding to move out of her marriage, she said, “I wasn’t in a hurry to leave the marriage, I gave it five years… Maybe if the marriage wasn’t violent, I would have stayed from day one from pushing off the head to slap to every slightest provocation….”