Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James found himself in the headlines this week for something of an unsavory reason.
During a recent episode of the Real Housewives of Atlanta one of the show’s stars, Drew Sidora, confessed that she was involved with a certain unnamed NBA player at one point. The comment came as she and her pals were talking about the most famous person to ever try to get with them.
In the clip of an upcoming #RHOA episode, Drew Sidora talks about messing with this “King of the NBA” who’s name seemingly rhymes with “Laquon” somehow before he married his high school sweetheart 🤔pic.twitter.com/gB8JQzZx3U
— Glock Topickz (@Glock_Topickz) June 2, 2022
“I was on Melrose and we were at a restaurant and a certain king of the NBA sent me over a drink,” she said.
Sanya Richards-Ross followed up immediately.
“Hasn’t [bleep] and [bleep] been dating since high school?” she asked.
The names of he individuals were carefully censored, but that didn’t prevent speculation from running rampant on Twitter:
we not going to act like bron didn’t take over 10 years to propose to Mrs. James. But she should’ve definitely picked someone else.
— (@keeetosuccess) June 3, 2022
Lmfaooo and this is why they censored because Queen Savannah don’t play this
— Let’s Get… (@thepowerisme) June 3, 2022
This definitely tracks cause LeBron and Savannah have only been married 7 or 8 years.
— Gabrielle Perry, MPH (@GeauxGabrielle) June 4, 2022
She might have been telling the truth. This article was in the Chicago Tribune Dec 07, 2003 at 12:00 am pic.twitter.com/RYlmOGwcAg
— KEISHA SMITH (@sloppybecky) June 6, 2022
She will do anything for clout…if it’s true it’s so disrespectful to Savannah(lebrons hs sweetie mother if his children)
— Scarlet Mae (@Scarlyswag) June 3, 2022
No one knows the truth except those two. We don’t know LeBron so who’s to say that she’s lying. Has he said different? I don’t like her but I’m not going to swear for someone that I don’t know.
— Sleepinggiant_2 (@Sleepinggiant_2) June 5, 2022
The clip featuring Sidora went viral on June 2. Two days later, on June 4, James took to Instagram.
In an emotionally-charged and lengthy post, the Lakers star professed his love for his wife Savannah who has been with him through thick and thin:
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Obviously people will read into this situation in whatever way they see fit.
That said, James has never given anyone a recent to doubt his integrity. And people read into his motives a bit too much when it comes to other women – as evidenced by this encounter between him and a female fan that went mega-viral.
— Game 7 (@game7__) June 8, 2022
Will he and Savannah ultimately address this Real Housewives dust-up any further?
Time will tell.