- Ben Simmons has reportedly sent a legal letter to his ex-fiance regarding a diamond ring
- The NBA star and Love Island presenter Maya Jama reportedly broke up after a full year
- The two were spotted kissing at Wimbledon in 2021 before going public with the romance
Brooklyn Nets guard, Ben Simmons has reportedly sent a legal demand over his $1-million diamond engagement ring he gave to Love Island presenter, Maya Jama.
The NBA star allegedly popped the question in December 2021, but it led to nothing, as they terminated their romantic relationship in December 2022.
The couple were apparently been struggling with their long-distance relationship and busy schedules. Jama is based in London, England, while Simmons is based in New York.
Simmons and Jama were first linked in 2019. Their relationship went public at Wimbledon in July 2021 when they shared a PDA moment. Later, they went Instagram official to celebrate his birthday, with Maya sharing a lovely post, per Cosmopolitan.
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Simmons demands his ring back
According to an exclusive by the Sun, Jama did not return the $800,000 engagement ring after the two went their separate ways. Now, the 6-foot-10 point guard has sent her with a legal letter, asking she returns the ring immediately.
The presenter's spokesperson reportedly confirmed a letter had been sent by the 26-year-old NBA star, per the Sun.
“Maya received a request from Ben’s representatives on Friday afternoon, asking her to return the engagement ring that he gave her as a gift last year."
Jama previously dated UK rapper, Stormzy from 2015 to 2019, while Simmons reportedly dated reality star and model, Kendall Jenner.
Simmons has had an up-and-down season with the Nets, averaging 7.5 points, 6.7 rebounds and 6.4 assists per game.
Facts about Simmons
Sports Brief earlier reported on Simmons's facts, including his height, age, nationality, contract details, social media, dating history and net worth.
The Australian agreed to a contract extension with the Philadelphia 76ers in 2019, that would see him paid $170-million over five years.
He missed out on the 2021-2022 NBA season after a falling out with the Sixers, after fans criticised him for his performances in the playoffs.