Who Is Former ‘Basketball Wives’ Star Matt Barnes Ex, Anansa Sims?

by Jeremy Spirogis
Anansa Sims and Matt Barnes

After a seemingly pleased relationship, retired NBA star Matt Barnes and supermodel Anansa Sims have referred to as it quits. The two dated and shared a blended household for 2 years.

Anansa Sims and Matt Barnes
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Fans adopted their love affair on Instagram by way of their candid household moments. Sims gained’t have a tough time shifting on as she has the wonder and brains to get the eye of any man she chooses.

Matt Barnes and Anansa Sims break up after two years collectively

Rumors of Barnes’s relationship with Sims first unfold when social media stalkers observed a really pregnant Sims and Barnes getting flirty below one another’s pictures. They confirmed their relationship and had been relationship a bit of below a 12 months.

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They met at UCLA however reconnected and started relationship. The couple hosted a UCLA basketball themed child bathe and revealed they have been anticipating a boy. They blended their households – Sims has three kids from a earlier marriage – Barnes has two.

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They welcomed a son, Ashton, in 2018. No one knew of their breakup till The Shade Room captured Sims’s up to date Instagram profile bio.

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A supply advised the gossip website that Barnes is the one who broke it off. “Anansa’s an amazing mother and woman and [he] wishes her nothing but the best, he has a tendency of putting everyone else’s happiness in front of his, and has finally decided to put his own happiness first,” the supply acknowledged.

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The particulars of their breakup are scarce however in response to the supply, their predominant focus is co-parenting their toddler son. 

Barnes was beforehand married to Basketball Wives star, Gloria Govan, and appeared on the VH1 actuality sequence along with her for 4 seasons. Sims was beforehand married to former NFL baller, David Patterson.

Who is Anansa Sims?

Sims is the daughter of supermodel, Beverly Johnson. Like her well-known mother, she works as a mannequin throughout the plus-sized modeling trade. Before transitioning into the modeling world, Sims labored as a monetary analyst. She turned uninterested in work and wished a artistic outlet. With her putting magnificence and body, she determined to change paths and adopted in her mother’s footsteps.

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Sims contacted Wilhelmina modeling company’s plus-size division and arrange a gathering. After taking her measurements, scouts have been pleased along with her and provided her a contract. She’s one in all is the eight fashions who posed bare for Glamour US of their Nov. 2009 version. Other profession highlights for Sims consists of her creations of a plus-size line of garments, with a give attention to swimwear and denims.

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Sims has additionally posed alongside her mom in numerous campaigns and in journal spreads. They had their very own actuality sequence on OWN. Beverly’s Full House adopted the mother-daughter duo as they labored to rebuild their oftentimes rocky relationship. Sims and her husband lived with Johnson as they raised their toddler daughter. The present aired for one season.

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Johnson was a champion of her daughter’s relationship with Barnes. She doted over him in a lot of her Instagram posts. 

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Sims and Patterson married in 2010 and divorced in 2017. Their wedding ceremony was featured in Essence Magazine. They at the moment have a cordial co-parenting relationship.

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