Nia Lengthy was blindsided by the affair her fiancé Ime Udoka had with a Celtics worker.
That’s according to TMZ, which reviews that Udoka “stored her at midnight about his affair, though the group busted him months in the past.” The Celtics started investigating the coach’s affair in July, however he apparently didn’t reveal it to his longterm important different till the final a number of days, when Udoka “knew it was about to go public.”
The report added that the couple was home searching in Boston just lately after Lengthy moved to the town.
“The outpouring of affection and assist from household, associates and the neighborhood throughout this tough time means a lot to me,” Lengthy advised TMZ in an announcement, by way of her publicist. “I ask that my privateness be revered as I course of the latest occasions. Above all, I’m a mom and can proceed to deal with my youngsters.”
According to People, Udoka and Lengthy started courting in 2010, after being launched by mutual associates. The couple received engaged in 2015. They’ve a 10-year-old son.
The 51-year-old actress has had recurring roles on “NCIS” and “Empire,” and starred in quite a few films together with “Friday” and “Large Momma’s Home.”
The 45-year-old Udoka was suspended for at least the full 2022-23 NBA season by the Celtics, whom he led to the NBA Finals in his first season as head coach. Along with the affair, he was additionally accused of constructing “undesirable feedback” in the direction of the lady, according to a report from Shams Charania at The Athletic.