Music star Dr. Jose Chameleone, (real name Joseph Mayanja) has been struggling musically since last year. His musical woes seem to also be affecting his marriage.
Daniella Atim, his wife of many years has asked the Nakawa Chief Magistrate’s Court to annul their marriage on grounds of cruelty.
The couple wedded in a lavish ceremony in 2008.
I am done
Daniella stated in her petition number 72 of 2017, filed on April 18, 2017, that Chameleone batters and tortures her and the children.
According to the petition, the estranged couple wedded on June 7, 2008, at St. James Bbiina, Mutungo a Kampala suburb and they were blessed with four children during the subsistence of the marriage.
Their children are; Abba Mayanja, 11, Alfa Mayanja, 8, Alba Mayanja, 4 and Amama Mayanja, 3.
Chameleone tortures me and the kids
Through her lawyers Okurut and Company Advocates, Daniella stated that in 2013 Chameleone started physically torturing her and sometimes he would go home drunk and beat her up without any reason.
In order to hide the bruises and wounds on her face, she would allegedly go to hospitals for treatment, veil herself and sometimes run to her friends’ homes to hide from her husband
The hitmaker is cited for being verbally abusive and physically abusing their four children
Chameleone has a bad temper
Daniella in her divorce filing goes on to reveal that the music maestro is ill-mannered and to protect herself from being killed, she has separated beds with him.
Atim said that Chameleone disrespects her before her children, is verbally abusive, constantly belittles her before them and physically abuses the children too.
“Your petitioner’s life is in danger. The respondent has severally threatened to kill her and has been mistreating her a lot,” stated the petition.
Daniella said that she has on several times tried to make things right between them and has visited several religious leaders and friends but her husband has refused to heed to the advice. Instead his manners have worsened.
Chameleone was in the news recently when city music promoter assured him his marriage was crumbling.
Daniella who is reportedly wealthy owing to the huge estate bequeathed to her by her late guardian has for months been living away from Chameleone’s home.