Maya Jama gained a spotlight after her romance with NBA star Ben Simmons went public. The television presenter became engaged to the athlete in December of last year. The NBA star popped the question just seven months into their relationship. Now, it appears they have reportedly gone their separate ways.
According to The Sun, Maya Jama has reportedly split from her fiancé Ben Simmons six months after getting engaged. The presenter, who is 27, called things off with the basketball player, who is 26, last month to focus on her career.
Ben proposed to Maya last Christmas following a whirlwind seven-month romance after she spent the festive period at his £3.7million mansion in New Jersey. The pair had a long-distance relationship, with the beauty often travelling back and forth to America, where he plays basketball for the Brooklyn Nets.
Despite the reports of their split, Maya was still seen sporting her huge engagement ring at the GRM Gala on Monday night, where she wore a striking red gown. A source told the publication, “Maya called it off engagement after things came to head last month.”
The source added, “she is not going back to New York now, it’s heartbreaking for both of them, especially as they were so committed to each other.” Maya and Ben were first romantically linked in June 2021 after they were seen on a night out together at restaurant Sexy Fish in London’s Mayfair. The couple have yet to officially address the situation.
It’s unfortunate that these two couldn’t make it work. If anything, they are both wealthy and attractive, so those two should be fine on their own paths in life. Stay tuned to Thirsty for more.
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