New “Love Island” reality show host Maya Jama has received an official letter demanding she return an engagement ring worth nearly a million dollars to her ex-fiancé Ben Simons.
The 28-year-old presenter and the 26-year-old basketball player broke up last summer, and then both said they wanted to focus on their careers. Ben proposed to Maya on Christmas Day 2021 after a whirlwind seven-month relationship and after she spent the holidays at his £3.7m mansion in New Jersey. However, now he wants his expensive ring back.
“Since Ben has never asked for the ring back, this letter kind of surprised Maya. Ben was really shocked when she broke up with him and didn’t give him the ring back. He was madly in love with her and thought she would to be together forever, so it really freaked him out when she didn’t give him back. It cost around $1 million and they were engaged for less than a year,” a source told The Sun.
Her spokesperson also responded to these allegations.
“Maya has received a request from Ben’s representatives asking her to return the engagement ring he gave her last year. This is the first time Ben has asked for it back and, to be clear, she has never refused it. return. Maja agrees with them to return the ring to Ben and wishes him all the best,” said the media agent of the well-known presenter.
The two had a long-distance relationship, so the beauty often traveled to America, where he played basketball for the Brooklyn Nets. They were first linked in public in June 2021, when they were seen having dinner in a London restaurant. They were then seen kissing at Wimbledon and Ben was said to be head over heels in love with her.
Ben was previously in a relationship with model Kendall Jenner, but after a few months they broke up in May 2019. Meanwhile, Maya was in a relationship with rapper Stormzy for four years.
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