Weeks after WNBA star Brittney Griner’s release from Russian detention, Cherelle Griner opens up about their amazing” yet “overwhelming” new journey ahead.
The WNBA star, who was found guilty on drug charges by a Russian court and sentenced to 9 years in prison earlier this year, was released on Dec. 8 in a prisoner swap that freed Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout.
Now, nearly three weeks after Brittney’s return to the U.S., Cherelle is reflecting on the moment she saw her wife for the first time in almost 10 months.
“I couldn’t stop touching her face,” Cherelle told People Dec. 27 of reuniting with the Phoenix Mercury star, who was arrested at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo International Airport in February for allegedly possessing vape cartridges that contained cannabis oil. “I was like, ‘Is this really you?’ It did not feel real. It was chilling—and warm. I was just holding on tight. I couldn’t let her go.
In other news – Tia Mowry Celebrates Christmas With Ex Cory Hardrict
Family will always remain the same for Tia Mowry. More than two months after the Family Reunion star announced she and husband Cory Hardrict were splitting after 14 years of marriage, the actress shared a glimpse inside their Christmas celebration.
In a series of photos shared to Instagram Dec. 25, the pair were seen embracing their children, Cree, 11, and Cairo, 4, while in front of the fireplace. Learn more