Brittney Griner (born Brittney Yevette Griner) is an American Basketball player who plays for Phoenix Mercury in Woman's National Basketball Association and for UMMC Ekaterinburg in Russia. Commencing her career by playing college basketball, Griner has been honored with many titles that include AP Player of the Year and the Most Outstanding Player of the Final Four.
The basketball player, besides many triumphs in life, had been struggling with her love life and became subject to a divorce with his former wife Glory Johnson. So what happened between those two? Furthermore, Is she dating again?
The Reason Behind Brittney and Glory's Divorce
In May of 2015, Brittney Griner and Glory Johnson got married with the hopes of a lasting relationship. Even before the marriage, the two were involved in domestic violence which led both of them to arrest.
They started arguing with each other in their Arizona home and Gloria's sister called the police when things got out of hand.
Brittney called it quits just 28 days after their marriage. At the time Glory was pregnant with twins after she went through IVF treatment. The WNBA player accused her former wife of being unfaithful.
Apparently, Glory was cheating on Brittney with her ex-boyfriend and claims that she found Gloria texting her ex even though they were engaged for two months. She also said that she would've never married Johnson if she knew there was some unfinished business between the two of them.
Events of the Divorce
After Brittney filed for divorce, Johnson demanded financial support in the court documents. Brittney was not compliant at first but the judge ordered her to pay $2,516 per month for each child and $2,835 per month for daycare services.
Brittney didn't have to pay spousal support to Johnson. She has two pay something close to $8000 for 18 years.
After the divorce, Glory got into a relationship with 30-year-old Christopher Fry whereas Brittney is currently single. Brittney and Glory have decided to co-parent their twins: Ava and Solei.
Is Brittney Griner Dating Again?
Brittaney Griner is reported to be engaged to her partner Cherelle Watson. The couple announced their engagement through one of her social accounts on August 2, 2018, and captioned:
"It’s official @iloverelle__ said yes and made my life. I’m so lucky to have you in my life forever. You never gave up on me even when I gave up on myself. You have pulled me from the ashes and held me up when I couldn’t stand. You really are my backbone and my spirit that keeps me going. I love you, baby".
The couple started dating each other since their college days as they both attended the same university. The couple separated after Brittney was married to Glory but rekindled after Brittney separated from Glory.