Actress Nia Long was apparently blinded by the news of fiancé Ime Udoka’s affair. Udoka, who was gearing up for his second season as head coach of the Boston Celtics, allegedly had a consensual relationship With a female member of the team staff. The woman allegedly accused Udoka of making unsolicited remarks towards her, which led to a investigation and subsequent suspension,
“The shower of love and support from family, friends and community means a lot to me during this difficult time,” Long tells tmz in a statement. “I ask that my privacy be respected as I process recent events. Above all, I am a mother and will continue to pay attention to my children.”
Long and Udoka share a 10-year-old son and have been engaged since 2015. (He also has a 21-year-old son from a former relationship.) A source tells TMZ that when Udoka learned in July that the team would be taking action over their inappropriate relationship, they left. NCIS: Los Angeles Star in the dark. They’ve also been house hunting in Boston in recent weeks. For a long time the affair was reportedly only known before the scandal became public in recent days.
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“I want to apologize to our players, fans, the entire Celtics organization and my family for letting them down,” Udoka said. said in a statement., “I am sorry to put the team in this difficult situation, and I accept the team’s decision. Out of respect for everyone involved, I will not comment further.”
Support for the actress has been trending on social media for a long time since morning… some tweets are more amusing than others.