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Shaunie O’Neal Engaged: Shaquille’s Ex & ‘Basketball Wives’ Star Accepts Keion Henderson’s Proposal

Prepare for a ‘Basketball Wives’ wedding ceremony. Shaunie O’Neal mentioned ‘sure’ after her boyfriend, Keion Henderson, acquired down on one knee to pop the query.

Shaunie O’Neal mentioned sure! The Basketball Wives star and the sequence’ govt producer grew to become engaged to her boyfriend, pastor Keion Henderson, on Nov. 11, based on PEOPLE. The couple acquired engaged on a tropical island at 11:11 p.m., enjoying into an 11/11 motif that has turn out to be “a significant symbolism and level of connection” for the couple, a rep advised the publication. Keion, 40, proposed to Shaunie, 46, with a 4.22-karat diamond ring on an 18-karat white gold band. After the engagement, the couple loved a personal fireworks show – and that’s not simply the sparks they felt after they kissed.

Shaunie was beforehand married to Shaquille O’Neal from 2002 to 2011. Shaunie advised PEOPLE that Keion’s proposal was “one of the vital magical and particular days of my life, being somebody that had by no means formally been proposed to — like no down on one knee and requested ‘will you marry me’ second.” Shaunie additionally added that every part concerning the proposal was “extremely superb” and that she “wouldn’t change a single factor.”

Shaunie O’Neal and boyfriend Keion Henderson arrive on the twenty first Annual Harold and Carole Pump Basis Gala held at The Beverly Hilton Resort on August 20, 2021 ( Picture Press Company/NurPhoto/Shutterstock)

“As a matter of reality, I want I may expertise it over and over. Keion is a rare man of God. He’s smart, he’s supportive, he’s so loving and attentive,” she advised PEOPLE. In a press release, Keion mentioned that he’s “by no means been extra cherished than I’m proper now,” and that his new fiancée is among the most “supportive” folks he’s ever met. “The love and respect we share for one another contributes to our ever-evolving humility and development. Which finally makes us extra like God.”

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The couple started courting in February 2020 after a mutual buddy linked them. Shaunie and Keion knew one another professionally earlier than they turned issues romantic. Additionally they lived entire lives earlier than falling in love. Shaunie and Shaq share four childrenShareef, Amirah, Shaqir, andMe’arahh – and she or he can also be a mother to son, Myles, from a earlier relationship. Keion can also be a proud papa to a 9-year-old daughter of an earlier marriage.

Is there an opportunity of Shaq attending the marriage? Regardless of their divorce and Shaq admitting that he was untrue throughout their marriage, Shaunie mentioned they had been now like “outdated pals” whereas speaking with HollywoodLife in February. “I’ve agreed that there’s nothing much less in life to argue about,” she mentioned. “We don’t actually have a lot to speak about anymore as a result of every part is basically concerning the children. We now have a terrific relationship. We get round one another like outdated pals. We chuckle, we catch up actual fast, and transfer on to the following factor. He lives his life. I reside mine.”