What at first started as a rumour has taken up the garb of reality with the new news coming from the home front of Nollywood celebrity couple, Patrick Doyle and Ireti Doyle which has it that they now live apart from each other
This is coming as a huge surprise to people who before now have not heard about the rumoured hitch in the relationship because no one would have thought that such an impressive union could be put asunder after two decades of living as husband and wife.
The Tinsel star, Iretiola, has since moved into a new apartment in Anthony Village area of Lagos, living far away from her veteran broadcaster and actor husband and children, we are told.
The estranged couple is yet to issue any statement due to the fact that they are taking spectful and loving space at this painful time.re
Their marriage has been on the rocks for a while and they stopped having shared interests.
Patrick and Ireti have not been stepping out together, a development strangely observed by many fans and media. When asked why they have not spotted together in recent time, Ireti, said:
“We are both busy people and you find that, in any one given weekend, we’ve both been invited to three or four different events where all three or four people are expecting to see us so we play it smart, we share it; if you’ve seen one you’ve seen the other.”
While the reason for their break-up is still unclear, source said Patrick and Ireti ended their relationship after thoughtful consideration and chose to remain friends.
Ireti and Patrick married over two decades ago, shortly after his first wife passed on. Both met on the set of a movie, shared six children, and lost a one to a sickle cell in 1999. Ireti’s first daughter, Bimbo from a previous romance got married in July 2014.
It is not yet known if the one time Nollywood’s top celebrity couple would file for divorce.