Inside Former ‘Basketball Wives’ Star Draya Michele’s Breakup with Orlando Scandrick

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Basketball Wives alum Dray Michele is single and out on the prowl. The swimsuit line proprietor and buddy to Kylie Jenner introduced that she and her longtime boyfriend, Orlando Scandrick, have known as it quits. They’ve damaged up and gotten again collectively earlier than however this would possibly really be the top for the 2 of them. 

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Draya Michele and Orlando Scandrick’s relationship

Michele and Scandrick first started courting round 2014. She launched him to her followers whereas she was nonetheless a forged member on Basketball Wives LA. Whereas most of her castmates had been supportive, Jackie Christi was not. 

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Season three of the present chronicled Christi’s daughter, Chantel, and Michele feuding over Scandrick. In response to Chantel, she and Scandrick dated through the time he and Michele started seeing each other. Scandrick denied that he was ever in a relationship with Chantel. Michele left the present after the season ended to deal with her swimsuit line and different companies. She later revealed that she regretted collaborating within the present as a result of she felt it negatively portrayed black ladies. 

Scandrick and Michele turned engaged shortly after. In January 2016, Michele introduced she was anticipating her first youngster with Scandrick. She has one son from a earlier relationship and Scandrick has twin daughters from a earlier relationship as nicely. They welcomed their son, Jru, the identical 12 months.

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They’ve had an on-again-off-again relationship nearly from the beginning. In a latest interview with E! Information Simply The Sip, she revealed that she and Scandrick weren’t speeding down the aisle as a result of they wanted to kind out a prenuptial settlement. She additionally talked about that she was hesitant to get married due to Scandrick’s unknown future within the NFL compared to her booming companies. 

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Draya Michele confirms she and Orlando Scandrick break up 

Michele and Scandrick look like carried out. She took to Instagram on Christmas Day and dropped the bombshell after weeks of hypothesis. In an Instagram story, she wrote, “I’ve been single all the month of December. So if anybody has something to say about me or the man I was engaged to, save, it. We don’t care” She ended, “Merry Christmas everybody.”

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This isn’t the pair’s first breakup. In Might 2015, they skilled their first break up after about two years of courting. A month later, they reconciled and Scandrick proposed to Michele with a $400,000 engagement ring. 

“He bought down on one knee and as quickly as he began to speak I bought nervous and couldn’t assist however to chuckle hysterically. I used to be laughing and crying on the similar time,” the truth star advised PEOPLE.

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The engagement didn’t cease their nasty fights. Throughout one combat, Scandrick accused Michele of pepper-spraying him and throwing candles at him. In a restraining order petition, he stated Michele even threatened to throw bleach in his eyes. Michele later revealed that she’d by no means been served the restraining order. 

With as many instances as they’ve damaged up solely to get again collectively, a reconciliation may be very a lot potential. Or, the 2 might select to lastly go their separate methods in 2020 and depart their alleged poisonous patterns behind them.