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Carmelo Anthony is Looking for Love Again After His 11-Year Marriage
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DJ, record producer, radio personality and celebrity matchmaker DJ Clue is a jack of all trades. The legendary New York City DJ introduced MTV star La La Vasquez and a young basketball player named Carmelo Anthony in 2003. The two quickly became friends and started dating

He told a joke. She laughed. He went to hold her hand at the movies, hoping his palms weren’t too sweaty. She returned with a squeeze. She agreed to a second date; we rooted for them with glee.

By late 2004, the couple was engaged. Way to go, Melo.

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A little over two years following their engagement, the couple’s son Kiyan Carmelo Anthony was born on March 7, 2007. He’s a hooper like his father. La La Anthony is supportive of him on social media.

La La gained prominence early in her career as an MTV Video Jockey on Total Request Live. She’s enjoying a recurring role on Showtime’s The Chi, which ran for its fourth season in 2021. The television personality and businesswoman also starred in the Starz series Power.

The NBA star and his wife La La tied the knot on July 10, 2010, at Cipriani’s in NYC. The guest list was loaded with star power including LeBron James, Kim Kardashian, Chris Paul, Ludacris, Kelly Rowland, and Serena Williams to name a few.

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The ceremony was documented on VH1’s La La’s Full Court Wedding (wedding hashtag of the year: #foreverstayingme7o). La La’s Full Court Life, a follow-up series, chronicled their married life. It ran for five seasons.

In 2017, the couple split amidst cheating rumors. The Brooklyn native was accused of fathering a daughter with 24-year-old Mia Burks. Melo and La La had been living separately at the time. The couple reconciled in late 2018 but ran into a roadblock when Melo posted an Instagram pic with a 28-year-old Swedish model in Southern France on La La’s birthday.

The couple’s future is still in the air during the coronavirus pandemic and COVID-19 outbreak, but they quarantined and co-parented their son together in Los Angeles. They were getting along amicably until they decided to officially call it quits this past summer.

Carmelo Anthony’s Wife La La Anthony Files for Divorce

According to TMZ, La La Antony filed for divorce from the NBA player in June 2021 after 11-years of marriage. She cited irreconcilable differences as the primary reason for the split. The two wanted to take their time to sort out all the details to make the transition smooth for their 14-year-old son.

After runs with the Denver Nuggets, New York Knicks, Oklahoma City Thunder, Houston Rockets and Portland Trail Blazers the former high school and Syracuse standout is in his first season with the Los Angeles Lakers. He’s in a new city, and he’s back on the market.

This post was originally published on July 9, 2020 before updating.

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Joe Grobeck About the author:
Joe is a graduate of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and lives in Austin, Texas. He believes Ndaumkong Suh should've won the 2009 Heisman and is an avid basketball fan.
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