Toya Wright Says Being Labeled ‘Woman Beater’, Took Toll on Marriage to Memphitz

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Toya Wright has made it crystal clear — she’s going to fight for her marriage to producer Memphitz (real name Mickey Wright). While their split was announced late last year, Toya has been vocal about the fact that she does not want a divorce and wants to work through their issues.

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The same sentiments were expressed during Toya’s (who was previously married to Lil Wayne) recent interview with Necole Bitchie. Toya confirms that she is indeed ‘separated’ and reveals that being accused of being ‘a woman beater’ took it’s toll on Memphitz’s health and career

Check out the highlights below:

On being separated:

The current status of me and my husband [is] we are separated at the moment. And, we’re just- everybody has their martial issues. And right now, you know, we’re separated.

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I mean, what is going on with my husband, like I said when I spoke on it, is it’s bigger than me. Micky has been going through something for the last few years since the whole lawsuit thing against his ex [K. Michelle] and Viacom and it really took a toll on him and it caused him to be a different person. So I think that, going through all of those things, and having all of that stress and the world looking at you one way as a woman beater and person that steals someone’s money, it’s hard for you to get back into your industry when you had a career and not a job and somebody defames your character, I mean, it’s a lot to deal with day to day.

And I watched it. I went through it with him for three years. And I’ve been to counseling