Is Sonya Curry dating Drake? Steph Curry's mom says she has new boyfriend now
NBA players Stephen and Seth Curry’s parents Sonya and Dell Curry are splitting after 33 years of marriage. Both are blaming each other’s infidelity as the cause of their split. As per court documents, Dell has accused Sonya of cheating on him before they separated. According to him, she was having an extramarital relationship for years with Steven Johnson, an ex-NFL player. But even as allegations fly during Dell and Sonya's messy split, Sonya is already being linked to someone new.
As per court documents, Dell claims Sonya has been living with Steven Johnson in Tennessee. Sonya responded that she has been living alone because Dell has not allowed her to live at home. Sonya reportedly admitted that she was currently dating someone but was adamant that the relationship began after she legally separated from Dell in March 2020.
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As the news of the divorce went public, many online began linking Sonya with Canadian rapper, singer, and songwriter Aubrey Drake Graham, known mononymously as Drake. “drake gonna date steph curry’s mom now,” wrote a Twitter user. “Sonya Curry is back on the market? Steph better keep Drake away,” tweeted another person. One Twitter user speculated, “over/under a week til we see drake and sonya curry at nobu.” Another person speculated, “Drake gonna be in Sonya DMs soon. Don’t be surprised if TMZ catches them on a date at Oracle Park.”
drake gonna date steph curry’s mom now https://t.co/ny5OGJeV7p— f (@notyourramen) August 24, 2021
Sonya Curry is back on the market? Steph better keep Drake away 😂🤷🏾♂️ pic.twitter.com/NQivbeHh6x— ThaBlackPolymath (@ThaPolymath) August 23, 2021
over/under a week til we see drake and sonya curry at nobu— killua achebe (@daaahkness) August 23, 2021
Drake gonna be in Sonya DMs soon. Don’t be surprised if TMZ catches them on a date at Oracle Park. https://t.co/hnnr7gc4g3— Jamal (@FinessedBuckets) August 23, 2021
But why are people linking Sonya Curry and Drake? Reportedly, the two used to flirt quite a bit. According to a person close to Drake, the rap star would frequently flirt with Steph’s mom Sonya, reported Awesemo. The insider explained, “Drake and Sonya used to flirt with each other. It was all in fun. But now that she’s single, I’m pretty sure Drake is going to shoot his shot.”
Drake has a long list of exes. Bella Harris, Malaika Terry, Sophie Brussaux, Reka Nagy-Miticzky, Raye, Hailey Baldwin — even Jennifer Lopez and Serena Williams — have been linked to the ‘Hotline Bling’ singer. Sonya, on the other hand, is facing allegations of cheating by her soon-to-be ex-husband Dell Curry, the former NBA player.
Dell claimed Sonya: “Began her extramarital affair with Mr. Johnson during the marriage and prior to the date of separation, and she lied to [Dell] each time she cheated on him.” Sonya also accused Dell of frequent infidelity throughout their marriage. As per TMZ, “he hooked up with different women, and that family and close friends knew about it.” On August 23, 2021, Dell and Sonya announced that they were divorcing. Sonya filed the official divorce papers on June 14.
After the news broke, Sonya and Dell released a statement: “After exploring a trial separation over the past year and much thoughtful consideration, we have decided to end our marriage.” They also assured the fans that they planned to put family first. “We stay committed to and supportive of our children and grandchildren and will remain on connected paths."