It seems like Nia Long is single at the moment. Not long ago, she was seen at the premiere of her Netflix movie, You People in Los Angeles, where she met musician, Omarion. The duo posed together for a couple of snaps and fans were quick to assume that something was going on between them.
The romance rumors of Long and Omarion started swirling in the air after her split from Ime Udoka after 13 years of being together. Continue reading further to know Nia Long’s current relationship status.
Nia Long debunks Omarion dating rumors
Currently, people are curious to know what’s brewing between Nia Long and Omarion. Let us share with you, the dating rumors of the duo began going around in circles when they crossed paths at the premiere of her Netflix movie, You People.
The two of them even posed for the cameras at the premiere of the movie. After posing for some pictures, Nia grabbed Omarion’s hand while walking away. Soon after, Shade Room posted a video showing the whole scene.
“The smile on Omarion’s face says it all!”, Shade Room wrote in the caption of the Instagram post. Nia was quick to respond and she took to the comments section of the video and wrote, “Everybody simmer down… I’m single AF.”
When did Nia Long and Ime Udoka split?
For those of you who are unaware, let us share with you that Boston Celtics coach Ime Udoka and his longtime partner Nia Long pulled the plug on their romance in December 2022.
Nia and Ime were together for a total of 13 years. The formerly engaged couple are co-parenting their son Kez. The two of them started dating in the year 2010. The pair split because Ime cheated on his fiancée with a female staffer.
Then, Boston Celtics announced that Ime would be suspended for the 2022-23 season for unspecified “violations of team policies” and that his future with the team will be evaluated. Soon after, in an interview with ESPN, Ime stated that he accepted the decision of the team.
At that time, Udoka told the media outlet, “I want to apologize to our players, fans, the Celtics organization, and my family for letting them down. I am sorry for putting the team in this difficult situation.” He further added, “Out of respect for everyone involved, I will have no further comment.”
Omarion was previously linked to Apryl Jones
Before sparking romance rumors with Nia Long, Omarion was romantically linked to Apryl Jones. The Post To Be musician has kept his personal life away from the flashing cameras after his breakup with Apryl Jones 2 years ago.
Jones revealed on Snapchat that she and Omarion had simply grown apart and it had nothing to do with anyone else. As per Essence, she wrote, “He never cheated on me, I never cheated on him. Sometimes people just grow apart and sometimes people just go their own way.”
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