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Maya Jama responds to report she broke off Ben Simmons engagement


Have Nets star Ben Simmons and his fiancée Maya Jama called it quits?

Jama, a British TV presenter and model, called off her engagement with Simmons last month, in accordance with The Sun, which cited a source that said the pair desires to deal with their separate careers. Nevertheless, Jama took to Twitter to seemingly deny the report.

“Stop believing ‘sources’ in papers plz,” Jama tweeted Sunday, a day after the breakup report got here out. Simmons has yet to handle the status of his relationship.

“She shouldn’t be going back to Recent York now,” The Sun’s source said about Jama splitting her time between America and the UK. “It’s heartbreaking for each of them, especially as they were so committed to one another.”

The Nets point guard, meanwhile, is training in Recent York and continuing his recovery from back surgery he underwent in May.

“Maya has a shiny future ahead of her with job offers coming in everywhere in the world and is feeling positive,” The Sun’s source said. “She has been hitting the gym lots and spending time along with her good friends.”

Maya Jama has reportedly broken up with Ben SimmonsMaya Jama/Instagram

Maya Jama and Ben Simmons in New York on April 4, 2022.Maya Jama and Ben Simmons in Recent York on April 4, 2022.GC Images

Jama reportedly has been pictured with and without her engagement ring this week.

Simmons and Jama’s relationship gave the impression to be going strong through long distance. Last month, the model defended the NBA All-Star in an Instagram comment, after someone said he must prioritize the gym over vacation.

In early July, Simmons and Jama were all smiles together once they hit up NBA Summer League in Las Vegas to observe the Nets play the Bucks.

The Nets acquired Simmons in February from the Sixers in a blockbuster trade for James Harden. The 6-foot-11 All-Star has yet to play for Brooklyn, nevertheless, sitting out all last season as a consequence of a back injury and mental health issues.

Ben Simmons warming up for the Nets before a playoff game against the Celtics.Ben Simmons warming up for the Nets before a playoff game against the Celtics.Corey Sipkin/NY Post

Maya Jama is interviewed during Soccer Aid for Unicef at London Stadium on June 12, 2022 in London.Maya Jama is interviewed during Soccer Aid for Unicef at London Stadium on June 12, 2022 in London.Getty Images

Simmons and Jama, who are likely to keep their romance private, were first linked in May 2021, once they attended Wimbledon together. They quietly got engaged over the vacations, in accordance with reports. 

Prior to his engagement, Simmons dated supermodel Kendall Jenner. Jama previously dated British rapper Stormzy.

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