Nia Long Says the Boston Celtics ‘Were Irresponsible’ in Handling of Ex-Fiancé’s Cheating Scandal

Nia Long is again getting down on the Boston Celtics for how they dealt with her ex Ime Udoka’s bamboozling outrage.

While on honorary pathway at the debut of Peacock’s The Best Man: The Last Sections in Los Angeles on Wednesday night, the entertainer, 52, opened up to Diversion This evening about her disappointments with how Udoka’s previous group imparted the insight about his issue to a subordinate in the association.

“It seems like nobody considered me, of my youngsters. There was no security,” Long expressed, alluding to kids Massai Zhivago Dorsey II, her youngster with ex Massai Z. Dorsey, and Kez Sunday, her child with Udoka, 45. “I think the Celtics were unreliable, and it was pernicious,” she added.

“It truly was, on the grounds that we were invited in as family, and afterward it’s like, ‘All things considered, what occurred?’ However I’m sorting it out.”

The Boston Celtics didn’t quickly answer Individuals’ solicitation for input. In September, only weeks before the beginning of the NBA season, the Boston Celtics gave an assertion declaring Udoka’s prompt suspension from the group. At that point, they said Udoka had disregarded “group arrangements,” and noticed his future with the group will be assessed.

Presently before the Celtics explanation went live, ESPN revealed that Udoka had a “job in a personal connection with a female individual from the establishment’s staff.”

Individuals later affirmed the claims. Udoka later gave an assertion to ESPN’s Malika Andrews on the supposed relationship. “I need to apologize to our players, fans, the whole Celtics association, and my family for letting them down,” he said. “I’m upset for placing the group in this tough spot, and I acknowledge the group’s choice.”

His message finished up, “Keeping in mind all interested parties, I will have no further remark.”

Long then given her own articulation only to Individuals following the news. “The flood of adoration and backing from family, companions and the local area during this troublesome time implies such a huge amount to me,” Long said to Individuals. “I ask that my security be regarded as I process the new occasions. Most importantly, I’m a mother and will keep on zeroing in on my kids.”

This week, a source solely affirmed to Individuals that Long and Udoka cut off their 13-year-friendship. “The circumstance is appalling and agonizing, yet Nia is zeroing in on her youngsters and modifying her life,” the source said. A rep for Long likewise affirmed the couple is “presently not together, however remain completely dedicated to co-nurturing their child [Kez].”

Proceeding to talk with ET, Long likewise said, “I believe it’s been unquestionably challenging for me to deal with that while working and attempting to be all a mother — I’m attempting to track down the mankind in every last bit of it.” The star added to the power source that she has found a new beginning inside her new home in Los Angeles.

“I love my new house,” Long said. “It’s so quiet and covered up and serene, and it’s only ideal for fresh starts.”

Recently, Long likewise panned the Celtics in a meeting with The Hollywood Columnist.

Saying at the time that the group has not contacted her or her children secretly in the midst of the embarrassment, Long told the distribution, “It’s extremely disheartening.” She added: “Assuming you’re occupied with safeguarding ladies — Please accept my apologies, nobody from the Celtics association has even called to check whether I’m OK, to check whether my youngsters are alright.”