Michael Blackson Claims Ben Simmons Tried to Shoot His Shot at His Girlfriend by Sliding Into Her DMs

During a recent appearance on 'The Breakfast Club,' Michael Blackson claimed Sixers star Ben Simmons tried to get with the comedian’s partner, Rada.

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Michael Blackson and another one of Philadelphia’s adopted sons might have a beef to squash. 

During a recent Breakfast Club appearance, the comedian shared a story in which Sixers star Ben Simmons, who he didn’t mention directly by name, tried to get with the comedian’s partner, Rada. At the 10:07-minute mark, Blackson claimed that he introduced Simmons to his girlfriend during Super Bowl weekend in Miami, after which point Rada noticed that Simmons was in her DMs. 

“I didn’t even approach him about it, I just lost all respect for him,” the comedian said around the interview’s 12-minute mark. “At the time, he knew that was my girl.”

Blackson appeared to tweet about the incident in June. 

“Instead of trying to shoot his shot at his friend’s women in their dms he should be trying to shoot free throws, now he shot himself out of Philly.” he wrote.

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This isn’t the first time a shot from Simmons didn’t find the bottom of the net, but Blackson didn’t let the failed attempt stop him from continuing his relationship. In fact, the comedian showed how serious his love for his girlfriend is by actually proposing to her on-air during the interview. 

In the midst of joking about marriage with the hosts, Blackson invited his girlfriend into the studio and pulled out a ring from his bag. He then got on his knees and asked her to be his wife. As expected, she said “yes.” Blackson went on to explain why he’s deciding to settle down with Rada.

“Just her loyalty,” Blackson said to Charlamagne tha God. “I never had a woman that’s this loyal to me.” He echoed these sentiments when making the proposal official on Instagram with a post dedicated to the “future Mrs.Blackson.”


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