January 24, 2023 |
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Nia Lengthy fought again tears as she mirrored on the “devastating” months following her split from fiancé Ime Udoka.

“I’ve had some fairly devastating moments in my life over the past couple of months,” she told Yahoo! Entertainment over the weekend.

“And I’ve needed to simply say, ‘It’s alright. You’ll decide your self again up and’ — oh my god. I’m about to cry. ‘You’ll decide your self again up and hold transferring,’” she added as she fanned her face along with her arms to cease herself from crying.

Nia Long posing in a black dress.
The “Lacking” actress held again tears as she talked about how her life has been following her cut up from her fiancé.
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The “Greatest Man” actress’ emotional revelation comes 4 months after the Boston Celtics introduced that Udoka, 45, could be suspended as head coach for allegedly having “an intimate relationship with a female member of the franchise’s workers.”

Following his suspension, Udoka issued a public apology to his staff, all the Celtics group and his household for “letting them down.”

“I’m sorry for placing the staff on this troublesome state of affairs, and I settle for the staff’s resolution,” he stated in an announcement to ESPN in September. “Out of respect for everybody concerned, I’ll haven’t any additional remark.” 

Lengthy was reportedly “blindsided” by the affair and Udoka solely informed her in regards to the dishonest days earlier than he knew the information would grow to be public.

Two months later, Lengthy spoke out about how the scandal has impacted her and Udoka’s 11-year-old son, Kez.

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“I believe probably the most heartbreaking factor about all of this was seeing my son’s face when the Boston Celtics group determined to make a really non-public state of affairs public,” she told The Hollywood Reporter final December.

“Nobody from the Celtics group has even referred to as to see if I’m OK, to see if my kids are OK,” the “Boyz n the Hood” star continued. “It’s very disappointing.”

Ime Udoka coaching a babketball game.
Udoka was suspended from the Celtics for allegedly having “an intimate relationship with a feminine member of the franchise’s workers.”
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Later that month, Lengthy’s rep confirmed to People that she and the previous NBA coach have been “no longer together however stay totally dedicated to co-parenting their son.”

A supply additionally informed the outlet that “the state of affairs is unlucky and painful, however Nia is specializing in her kids and rebuilding her life.”

Udoka and Lengthy started relationship in 2010 after assembly by way of mutual mates. In 2015, the previous couple got engaged.

Lengthy can also be a mother to son Massai II, 22, from a earlier relationship.