Social media has been in a frenzy since studying that Nia Lengthy’s fiancé Ime Udoka was concerned in an “improper relationship” with a fellow Celtics employees member. Only one after information broke of Udoka’s one-year suspension from the NBA franchise, Lengthy launched her first assertion relating to the unlucky scenario.
Talking to PEOPLE, the ‘Deadly Affair’ actress expressed her appreciation for the help she’s been receiving to date, however requested that folk respect her privateness throughout this time.
The outpouring of affection and help from household, mates and the group throughout this troublesome time means a lot to me. I ask that my privateness be revered as I course of the latest occasions. Above all, I’m a mom and can proceed to concentrate on my youngsters.”
Nia Lengthy and Ime Udoka obtained engaged in 2015, and share a 10-year-old son collectively named Kez Sunday Udoka. Nia additionally has a 21-year-old son–Maasai Dorsey II–that she welcomed with actor Massai Dorsey.
The Boston Celtics issued a information launch revealing that Head Coach Udoka could be suspended for your entire 2022-2023 NBA season after his dishonest scandal with a feminine employees member was delivered to gentle. The franchise said that Udoka violated workforce insurance policies.
The Boston Celtics introduced as we speak that the workforce has suspended Head Coach Udoka for the 2022-23 season for violations of workforce insurance policies. A call about his future with the Celtics past this season will likely be made at a later date. The suspension takes impact instantly.”
— Boston Celtics (@celtics) September 23, 2022
Shortly after, Udoka issued an apology for his actions.
I wish to apologize to our gamers, followers, your entire Celtics group, and my household for letting them down. I’m sorry for placing the workforce on this troublesome scenario, and I settle for the workforce’s determination.”
Sources near the household revealed that Nia and her son moved to Boston two weeks in the past in hopes of discovering a house with Udoka. It’s unclear whether or not or not these plans are nonetheless in movement at the moment.