Skip to content

Love Island’s Maya Jama hit with authorized demand for $1million diamond ring from ex-fiancé Ben Simmons

MAYA Jama has been hit with a authorized demand for the $1million diamond engagement ring given to her by her basketball ace ex-fiancé.

NBA star Ben Simmons bought down on one knee to the Love Island host in December 2021 following a whirlwind romance.

5

Maya Jama has been hit with a authorized demand for the $1million diamond engagement ring given to her by her basketball ace ex-fiancé
Ben Simmons got down on one knee to the Love Island host in December 2021 following a whirlwind romance

5

Ben Simmons bought down on one knee to the Love Island host in December 2021 following a whirlwind romanceCredit score: Getty
After the pair parted last month, Maya failed to hand back the huge £800,000 diamond sparkler

5

After the pair parted final month, Maya failed at hand again the large £800,000 diamond sparkler

However the long-distance relationship hit the rocks final August when Maya determined to give attention to her profession within the UK — and Brooklyn Nets ace Ben, 26, and Maya, 28, went their separate methods final month.

However the magnificence, who final week wowed Love Island followers on her debut look with a string of showing outfits, failed at hand again the large £800,000 diamond sparkler.

And now fuming 6ft 10in Aussie Ben has hit her with a authorized letter demanding she return the ring instantly.

A supply near the star stated: “Given Ben has by no means, till now, requested for the ring again, you possibly can admire the letter got here considerably as a shock to Maya.”

Ghislaine Maxwell has 'no memory' of Prince Andrew meeting accuser Virginia
Prince Andrew plotting sensational bid to overturn £3m settlement with accuser

They added that she intends at hand it again. And a spokesperson for Maya advised The Solar on Sunday final night time: “Maya obtained a request from Ben’s representatives on Friday afternoon, asking her to return the engagement ring that he gave her as a present final yr.

“This was the primary time that she has been requested by Ben to return it and, for the avoidance of any doubt, she has by no means refused to return it.

“Maya is making preparations to return the ring to Ben and desires him all one of the best.”

A pal of Simmons stated: “Ben was actually shocked when she left and did not give him the ring again.

“He was head over heels in love together with her and thought it was eternally so was actually p***ed she did not give it again. It value round $1million they usually have been engaged lower than a yr.”

Maya and the US-based NBA star started courting round Might 2021 earlier than making it official two months later.

The connection was confirmed after they have been snapped kissing on the Wimbledon tennis championships in July that yr.

Ben popped the query in December 2021 — however Maya confirmed the information of their break-up when talking to The Instances this month, saying: “I am actually, actually single proper now. Newly single. It is solely been a month. . . but it surely’s good.”

She had been selling the brand new sequence of Love Island, saying she had been working towards her arrival on the villa.

A supply advised The Solar on Sunday on the time: “Maya known as it off after issues got here to a head final month.

“She is just not going again to New York now. It is heartbreaking for each of them, particularly as they have been so dedicated to one another.

“They’re each younger and wish to give attention to their careers. Maya has a shiny future forward of her with job affords coming in from throughout and is feeling optimistic.”

They added: “It has been a tough time for them. Whereas they each look after one another a lot, they honestly gave it their all and notice that they simply come from two completely different worlds.

I worked at Tesco and there's a reason we always try to talk to you at the tills
I forked out £900 on extensions but it was an epic fail

“They now perceive they do not have the time they thought to dedicate to this relationship.

“After many lengthy nights and hours of heartfelt talks, they realized as a lot as they love one another, their continuous careers and limitless journey have made it extremely inconceivable to make it work.”

The relationship was confirmed when they were snapped kissing at Wimbledon in 2021

5

The connection was confirmed after they have been snapped kissing at Wimbledon in 2021Credit score: Getty
A source said that 'Maya is making arrangements to return the ring to Ben and wishes him all the best'

5

A supply stated that ‘Maya is making preparations to return the ring to Ben and desires him all one of the best’Credit score: Getty

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *