Nia Long is shutting down web buzz that she’s courting former B2K member Omarion.
“Everybody simmer down,” she commented on a Shade Room video of herself and Omarion holding fingers on the crimson carpet of her new film “You People” Tuesday.
“I’m single AF,” the actress, 52, added.
At the premiere of the movie, which stars Jonah Hill and Eddie Murphy, Long and Omarion had been photographed hand-in-hand and hugging one another.
Long wore a surprising form-fitting white robe, whereas Omarion, 38, dressed extra casually in a beige outsized sweatshirt, camo sweatpants and black fight boots.
The video confirmed the pair posing for photographs collectively earlier than she grabbed his hand to go down the carpet.
Long break up from Ime Udoka in December following the Boston Celtics coach’s affair scandal with a feminine staffer, which led to his suspension from the league.
They are “not collectively however stay absolutely dedicated to co-parenting their son [Kez],” a rep for Long mentioned on the time, with a supply telling People, “The state of affairs is unlucky and painful, however Nia is specializing in her youngsters and rebuilding her life.”
In a December interview with the Hollywood Reporter, Long mentioned the worst a part of the entire ordeal was how devastating it was for the couple’s son.
“I feel probably the most heartbreaking factor about all of this was seeing my son’s face when the Boston Celtics group determined to make a really non-public state of affairs public,” the “Boyz n the Hood” actress mentioned.
She added, “No one from the Celtics group has even referred to as to see if I’m OK, to see if my youngsters are OK. It’s very disappointing.”
Long and Udoka, 45, started courting in 2010 and received engaged in 2015. The pair welcomed their son Kez in 2011. Long has a 22-year-old son Massai from a earlier relationship.