Tinashe won’t date NBA players anymore after Ben Simmons allegedly cheated with Kendall Jenner

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It would be fair to say that NBA players aren’t helping themselves when it comes to their personal lives right now. First, you had Tristan Thompson – the Cleveland Cavaliers player – who was caught cheating on his then-pregnant girlfriend, Khloe Kardashian. Now, however, we’ve got Ben Simmons and Tinashe.

According to various reports, Simmons – who currently plays for the Philadelphia 76ers – dumped his R&B singer girlfriend in order to hook up with Kendall Jenner the supermodel and reality TV star.

Tinashe Credit: Getty

Jenner, for her part, has always kept her private life, well… private. The 22-year-old model and star of Keeping Up With The Kardashians, has previously linked with ASAP Rocky and has also been subject to bizarre rumours that she might be gay.

In a recent interview with the magazine Vogue, Kendall addressed the rumours of her sexuality, saying that she doesn’t have a “gay bone in her body.”

“I think it’s because I’m not like all my other sisters, who are like, ‘Here’s me and my boyfriend!’ So it was a thing for a minute because no one ever saw me with a guy. I would always go that extra mile to be low-key with guys, sneaking around all the time. You don’t want to, like, look crazy.”

Kendall Jenner with champagne Credit: Getty

Despite saying that she’s definitely not gay, Kendall didn’t completely shut down the idea of experimenting in the future.

“I don’t think I have a bisexual or gay bone in my body, but I don’t know! Who knows?! I’m all down for experience — not against it whatsoever — but I’ve never been there before.”

“Also, I know I have kind of a . . . male energy? But I don’t want to say that wrong, because I’m not transgender or anything. But I have a tough energy. I move differently. But to answer your question: I’m not gay. I have literally nothing to hide. I would never hide something like that.”

However, if rumours are to be believed, Kendall is hiding her current relationship. She and Simmons were spotted getting close in Manhattan with a group of friends at the Bowery restaurant.

Tinashe and Ben Simmons Credit: Getty

“Security measures seemed to have been taken to ensure Kendall and Ben enjoyed their night hassle-free,” said a witness. “They were smiling the night away with their friends.”

Simmons had been dating Tinashe, 25, but left her to be with Jenner. When asked what she was looking for in a potential partner, Tinashe kept it simple, saying: “Not to be an idiot.”

The singer also confirmed that she is no longer dating basketball players: “Oh yeah,” she said of her ballplayer ban. “That’s 100.”

Ben Simmons Credit: Getty

The singer noted that her dating life is currently “excellent,” but wouldn’t add any further comment on the issue. However, she was spotted sharing a VIP table with Blake Griffin – another NBA player – who had been previously linked with Kendall Jenner until they split.

The celebrity dating world is a very incestuous place, isn’t it?

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