Tunji Balogun, an artiste manager better known as Tee Billz, has filed for divorce from Tiwa Savage, a leading singer.
Contrary to speculations that Tiwa initiated the divorce proceedings, multiple sources actually confirmed that the artiste manager actually took the step towards ending their marriage.
In 2016, their marriage made frontpage news after Teebillz embarked on a lengthy Instagram rant which culminated in an attempt to commit suicide.
The chief executive officer of 323 Entertainment was prevented from jumping into the Lekki-Ikoyi Bridge, Lagos by colleagues and bystanders.
Responding to his allegations of neglect and infidelity, Tiwa Savage granted an explosive interview, during which she accused of him of being unfaithful and living above his means to the point of getting into debt.
After the public exchange between both, tempers simmered and TeeBillz sought help for depression and mental breakdown.
Working with Lanre Olusola, a life coach, he underwent rehabilitation and clawed his way back to recovery.
Subsequently, he was spotted at a number of public functions with Tiwa Savage — but that fizzled out towards the end of 2017.
A source privy to the development told TheCable Lifestyle that “he has relocated to the US for a fresh start after working with Lanre Olusola”.
The music industry source said Savage’s resolve to focus squarely on her career — which he had put in jeopardy with his public display — was the final nail in the coffin for their union.
“Tiwa’s career was more important to her than TeeBillz’s wellbeing,” the source said, adding that: “He wants to move on and start life afresh”, hence, his decision to file for divorce.
The singer married TeeBillz in 2013 and they have a son together.