Social media has been in a frenzy since studying that Nia Long’s fiancé Ime Udoka was concerned in an “improper relationship” with a fellow Celtics employees member. Just one after information broke of Udoka’s one-year suspension from the NBA franchise, Long launched her first assertion relating to the unlucky scenario.
Speaking to PEOPLE, the ‘Fatal Affair’ actress expressed her appreciation for the help she’s been receiving to this point, however requested that folk respect her privateness throughout this time.
The outpouring of affection and help from household, associates and the neighborhood throughout this tough time means a lot to me. I ask that my privateness be revered as I course of the current occasions. Above all, I’m a mom and can proceed to concentrate on my youngsters.”
Nia Long and Ime Udoka acquired 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 the whole 2022-2023 NBA season after his dishonest scandal with a feminine employees member was delivered to mild. The franchise said that Udoka violated crew insurance policies.
The Boston Celtics introduced at this time that the crew has suspended Head Coach Udoka for the 2022-23 season for violations of crew insurance policies. A call about his future with the Celtics past this season shall 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 need to apologize to our gamers, followers, the whole Celtics group, and my household for letting them down. I’m sorry for placing the crew on this tough scenario, and I settle for the crew’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 right now.