March 26, 2023

Nia Long Gets Emotional While Discussing the Recent “Devastating Moments” She’s Experienced Following Split From Ime Udoka [Video]

Nia Long held again tears whereas addressing devastating moments she not too long ago skilled following her cut up from fiancé Ime Udoka.

The 52-year-old actress received candid in a “Role Recall” interview with Yahoo! Leisure. Throughout the dialog, Long spoke about a few of her most well-known roles and received emotional whereas reflecting on the final couple of months.

“I’ve had some pretty devastating moments in my life over the last couple of months,” she stated at the 1:55 mark. “And I’ve had to just say, ‘It’s alright. You’ll pick yourself back up and’ — oh my god. I’m about to cry. ‘You’ll pick yourself back up and keep moving.”

Long’s emotional assertion comes simply 4 months after Udoka was suspended as the head coach of the Boston Celtics. The NBA crew suspended Udoka because of an alleged “intimate relationship with a female member of the franchise’s staff,” which led to the couple splitting after spending greater than a decade collectively.

The actress was reportedly “blindsided” by the affair and stated Udoka knowledgeable her of his infidelity simply days earlier than it turned public information.

Final month, Long shared with Hollywood Reporter how the breakup affected her and Udoka’s 11-year-old son, Kez.

“I think the most heartbreaking thing about all of this was seeing my son’s face when the Boston Celtics organization decided to make a very private situation public,” Long stated. “No one from the Celtics organization has even called to see if I’m OK, to see if my children are OK. It’s very disappointing.”

Udoka and Long began relationship in 2010 and have become engaged in 2015 after assembly by means of mutual buddies.