Entertainment Roundup: Mercy Aigbe’s husband, Lanre Gentry calls on government to focus on building prisons and ignore domestic violence | More stories

Here are the top stories from yesterday and others that unravelled while you slept – and are still buzzing on today’s Entertainment Roundup.

Mercy Aigbe’s husband is out of a prison with a message for the government

Lanre Gentry was remanded in KiriKiri prison last week after making an appearance in a Lagos court for charges relating to domestic abuse and battery.

The hotelier who was accused of assault by his wife, Mercy Aigbe was released on bail after fulfilling his bail conditions.

Gentry took to Instagram to reveal his experience in the prison and most of what he has to say is directed towards the Nigerian government. He asserts that the government’s involvement in “trivial” issues like domestic violence is a misplaced priority.

Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez may be getting married

Although the couple are yet to officially confirm that they have such plans, inside sources claim J.Lo and her new boyfriend, baseball player Alex Rodriguez may walk down the aisle soon.

The source told E! News, “J.Lo and A-Rod are getting very serious and talking marriage. J.Lo wants a future with A-Rod. J.Lo would marry A-Rod if he asked. She is head over heels for him. They get each other in so many ways“.

The couple have met each other’s families and kids and made their red carpet debut at the recently held Met Gala.

Should we say congratulations in advance?

The rumours are true: Scandal to end after Season 7

It’s an emotional moment for lovers of Olivia Pope, B613, Command, Jake, President Grant and the team of Gladiators. Phewww!

ABC series, Scandal will end after its seventh season.

Creator and Executive Producer, Shonda Rhimes made it official in a speech, “Deciding when to finish is quite simple when the end date is years away. But actually going through with it?  Actually standing up to say: ‘This is it?’ Not so much. So, next year we are going all out. Leaving nothing on the table. Creating this world in celebration. We are going to handle the end the way we like to handle the important things in our ‘Scandal’ family: all together, white hats on, gladiators running full speed over a cliff.

Lead cast, Kerry Washington is yet to make any comments on what life will be like after she steps out of Olivia Pope’s shoes.

Taylor Swift is in a new relationship

How many months has it been since Taylor Swift’s romance with actor, Tom Hiddleston ended?

Well, it seems Taylor is getting her groove back as the Shake it off singer is reportedly dating British actor, Joe Alwyn secretly.

Taylor who has been conspicuously out of public eye for close to four months has been sneaking to London in private jets to be with her new beau. The 27-year-old has also been wearing wigs and other disguises in the busy capital as she spends with Alwyn.

Joe Alwyn stars as Emma Stone’s love interest in upcoming film, The Favourite.

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