Byobu creates infinite spawn of "byobu-status -> tmux" children under tmux

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http://unix.stackexchange.com – When I launch Byobu, my System Monitor shows a new tmux process with a continuously growing set of byobu-status -> tmux children eating-up all my memory... -> tmux -> byobu-status -> tmux -> byobu-status -> tmux -> byobu-status -> tmux -> ... -> ... -> ... ... ... ... This continues with memory growing every second, and I can't find where the issue is being triggered. Upon booting into the system, when tmux is launched on it's own before and separately from byobu, this issue WILL NOT happen in THAT tmux session. After byobu is launched for (HowTos)