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In the last few years, there is one name which makes it regularly to the tabloids! It is Gloria Govan! This reality TV star was previously the wife of NBA player Matt Barnes. There have been a lot of happenings in her personal life over the last couple of years. It has made headlines in print and broadcast media. Let us update our readers on it and her short wiki!
Gloria Govan’s birth and childhood
Gloria Govan was born on 22 February 1985 and is currently 32 years of age. She was born in Oakland, California. She has a mixed African and Hispanic ethnicity. She has two more siblings; sister Laura and brother Lonnie. Her sister was dating Gilbert Arenas but they have now separated.
Gloria Govan and Matt Barnes
Gloria was dating Matt Barnes since both were in the 8th grade. They were madly in love with each other. After a long courtship, the couple decided to tie the knot. They were married in 2012 at Bacara Resort, Santa Barbara, CA. Her husband Matt Barnes was an LA Clippers player at the time of the wedding.
The couple already had twins; two sons named Carter and Isaiah prior to their wedding. Gloria had tweeted before walking down the aisle:
“This day will go down in history as one of the greatest days ever!!!”
The 300 guests were treated to an elegant five-course dinner in the resort’s ballroom. They were going to get married in August 2010 but had called it off then for some reason.
She appeared on ‘Basketball Wives’ and ‘Basketball Wives: LA’. She has also starred in Chocolate City and More Family. She has authored a cookbook called ‘A mixed Girl’s favorite recipes’. She also partnered with UFC to improve its association with Fox Television.
Gloria Govan and Matt Barnes’ divorce
But their happiness was short-lived. In 2014, the couple called it quits. They filed for divorce which was finalized in 2015. They were provided joint custody of their now 8-year-old twins. But the couple is unable to co-parent peacefully. There are constant fights and in February 2017, Matt Barnes has approached the court to solve this problem. Gloria, on the other hand, has labeled all his claims as lies!
Matt has claimed that he is ready to shell out money to have his sons flown to him. Gloria, on the other hand, has accused Matt Barnes of making last moment changes in the plans which are unable to be carried out by Gloria. She also said to Matt:
“You’re starting to lose your mind”
Hope the two are able to sort out their mutual misunderstandings and problems and properly co-parent their kids.
Gloria and Laura Govan
Laura was dating Gilbert Arenas. She accused her sister Gloria of smashing on Laura’s boyfriend when she was not around. In May 2017, Laura again brought out this matter. She said:
“She stayed with him in my house in DC for 3 days when I wasn’t there-things like that. There was a lot going on. […]You think I’m going to give her permission [to stay at my house]? No. There answer is no and I would never do that you know and that’s what she had done. And you telling me that you wasn’t beating [having sex]? Girl, bye.”
Gloria and Derek Fisher
In 2015, Gloria moved on and made a new boyfriend. She started dating former NBA player and head coach Derek Fisher. There were rumors that Gloria is expecting a baby with Derek Fisher. However, these pregnancy rumors were put down by Derek and Gloria as being false. Gloria said that she does not have a baby bump but it is her fat which is been mistaken for a baby bump.
In June 2017, Derek was arrested for DUI as he had done a car crash due to it. Gloria was with him in the vehicle at that time but both were uninjured. There was no one else injured.