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Nia Long Explains Why She's Never Married Her Longtime Love Ime Udoka

Nia Long Explains Why She's Never Married Her Longtime Love Ime Udoka

Nia Long is opening up about her relationship with former NBA player Ime Udoka and why they have never gotten married.

The 49-year-old Fatal Affair actress started dating Ime, 42, back in 2010 and they also welcomed a son named Kez in November 2011. They got engaged in 2015, but it doesn’t seem like they’ll be taking that next step anytime soon.

“I understand the religious aspect of marriage. That is beautiful and it’s fantastical and it’s dreamy and it’s every girl’s fantasy to have that moment. But I don’t know that I need that to feel like I’m in a partnership that’s working,” Nia told Essence.

Nia also told Essence back in 2012 that “marriage is not a priority” for her.

Recently, Nia opened up about the big Hollywood audition where she was discriminated against.

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