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Maya Jama hints at plans to move to America – after she ‘got ENGAGED to beau Ben Simmons’

Maya Jama has hinted at her plans to move to America following reports that she is engaged to her beau Ben Simmons after seven months of dating.

The presenter, 27, and US basketball star, 25, are reportedly set to wed after Ben popped the question over the festive period.

She spent Christmas at Ben’s £3.7million mansion in Moorestown, New Jersey, and it’s rumoured she will relocate there following the proposal.

And Maya fuelled rumours when she was asked about her plans while she was out with her friends on New Year’s Eve.

Relocating? Maya Jama has hinted at her plans to move to America following reports that she is engaged to her beau Ben Simmons after seven months of dating

In a video shared to Instagram on Friday night, Maya was at a festive party when she was asked by a woman with an American accent if she was ‘moving here’.

To which Maya replied: ‘Umm maybe!’

Maya was also joined on her New Year’s Eve celebrations by her age-defying mother Sadie, as she shared a video of her on her Instagram stories.

Sadie looked effortlessly glamorous in a black mini dress which she paired with a sensational black fur coat.

Cute: The presenter, 27, and US basketball star, 25, are reportedly set to wed after Ben popped the question over the festive period (pictured kissing at Wimbledon this summer)

Cute: The presenter, 27, and US basketball star, 25, are reportedly set to wed after Ben popped the question over the festive period (pictured kissing at Wimbledon this summer)

She showcased her ageless beauty as she struck a series of poses for the camera, while Maya said that she looked ‘pretty’ and ‘wicked’ in her chic ensemble. 

Meanwhile, Maya stunned in a gorgeous pink ‘princess’ off-the-shoulder gown, which was embellished with silver sequins on the bodice.

Her celebrations come after it was reported that Maya is engaged to Ben Simmons after seven months of dating. 

The Sun claims the pair – who went public with their romance earlier this year – have only told close friends and family the alleged happy news.

Festive: She spent Christmas at Ben's £3.7million mansion in Moorestown, New Jersey, and it's rumoured she will relocate there following the proposal

Speculation: And Maya fuelled rumours when she was asked about her plans while she was out with her friends on New Year's Eve

She spent Christmas at Ben’s £3.7million mansion in Moorestown, New Jersey, and she fuelled rumours she is relocating when she was asked about her plans while she was out on Friday

Timeless: Maya was also joined on her New Year's Eve celebrations by her age-defying mother Sadie, as she shared a video of her on her Instagram stories

Timeless: Maya was also joined on her New Year’s Eve celebrations by her age-defying mother Sadie, as she shared a video of her on her Instagram stories

A source told the publication: ‘Ben adores Maya and has fallen head over heels for her. He picked up the ring on Jewelers’ Row in the diamond district of Philadelphia the day before he proposed.  

‘He chose the ring himself and felt he knew exactly what she would want. Maya said yes and they’re both thrilled.’ 

They added: ‘Ben was so excited, but they’ve decided to keep the news low-key and tell only those closest to them. Maya flew to New Jersey to spend Christmas with him and is still there now.

‘They had a small family gathering last weekend and announced their engagement.’ 

Engaged: The Sun claims the pair - who went public with their romance earlier this year - have only told close friends and family the alleged happy news

Engaged: The Sun claims the pair – who went public with their romance earlier this year – have only told close friends and family the alleged happy news 

Smitten: A source told the publication: 'Ben adores Maya and has fallen head over heels for her'

Smitten: A source told the publication: ‘Ben adores Maya and has fallen head over heels for her’ 

A representative for Maya has been contacted by MailOnline for a comment.  

Maya and Ben were first romantically linked in June, after they were seen together on a night out at restaurant Sexy Fish in London. 

The couple went public while kissing in the stands at Wimbledon in front of the world’s media, as they stopped by the annual tennis tournament.  

Ben previously dated Kendall Jenner, 25, but the pair called things off in May 2019 after months of dating on-and-off.

New love: Maya and Ben were first romantically linked in June, after they were seen together on a night out at restaurant Sexy Fish in London

New love: Maya and Ben were first romantically linked in June, after they were seen together on a night out at restaurant Sexy Fish in London

Maya, meanwhile, dated rapper Stormzy for four years, with the pair splitting the same year – ending their relationship in order to focus on their careers instead.

However the pair were spotted looking cosy together in the smoking area at the GQ Men Of The Year Awards 2021 last month.  

The two stars had been one of the most popular couple in showbiz prior to their shock split, with the stunning presenter moving out of their shared home shortly after her 25th birthday celebrations.

Stormzy seemed to address rumours he had strayed in his subsequent music releases – with his song Lessons said to be about the heartbreaking split and lyrics confessing that he had ‘done the dirt’ on the TV star. 

Hunk: Maya spent Christmas at Ben's £3.7million mansion in Moorestown, New Jersey and it's rumoured that she will relocate there following the proposal (Ben is pictured playing basketball)

Hunk: Maya spent Christmas at Ben’s £3.7million mansion in Moorestown, New Jersey and it’s rumoured that she will relocate there following the proposal (Ben is pictured playing basketball)

Romance: The couple went public while kissing in the stands at Wimbledon in front of the world's media, as they stopped by the annual tennis tournament

Romance: The couple went public while kissing in the stands at Wimbledon in front of the world’s media, as they stopped by the annual tennis tournament

In the past: Ben previously dated Kendall Jenner, 25, but the pair called things off in May 2019 after months of dating on-and-off

In the past: Ben previously dated Kendall Jenner, 25, but the pair called things off in May 2019 after months of dating on-and-off

However, the award-winning musician later revealed he hadn’t been unfaithful throughout his relationship but instead, admitted to showing ‘disrespect’ to his famous ex.

‘If there was a box of what a good woman is, she ticks every one, she’s amazing. But I didn’t cheat on her. I actually didn’t cheat,’ he told HOT 97 at the start of 2020.

‘Don’t get it twisted, I’m still definitely an a***hole. 100%, that’s a fact. I’m an a***hole.

‘But I thought now was a good time to say that I didn’t cheat on my ex.’ 

Exes: Maya dated rapper Stormzy for four years, with the pair splitting in 2019 - ending their relationship in order to focus on their careers instead (pictured in 2014)

Exes: Maya dated rapper Stormzy for four years, with the pair splitting in 2019 – ending their relationship in order to focus on their careers instead (pictured in 2014) 

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