As NBA star Zion Williamson hosts baby gender reveal party, who is his girlfriend Akheema and why is she so controversial?
- Everything you need to know about Zion Williamson’s girlfriend Akheema
NBA star Zion Williamson has revealed that he is expecting a daughter with his partner Akheema in an elaborate gender-reveal party video.
Williamson, 22, and his partner were visibly emotional after pink confetti revealed that the couple are expecting their first child to be a girl.
But who exactly is NBA star Zion Williamson’s girlfriend Akheema and why is she so controversial?
Read on below for everything you need to know about Akheema.
NBA star Zion Williamson has revealed that he is expecting a daughter with his partner Akheema in an elaborate gender-reveal party video
Akheema labels herself as a ‘video creator’ on her Instagram page @ahh_concreterose
Who is Akheema?
Akheema, who labels herself as a ‘video creator’ on her Instagram page @ahh_concreterose, published the gender reveal on her personal YouTube channel, which she created under the handle @AhhRoseGarden.
Akheema also included an expected due date for the birth of her child in the video.
The date of November 13 2023, was written on tissue paper in a post uploaded to her Instagram account.
Opening the video, Williamson stated: ‘If you don’t know anything else in this world, know that mommy and daddy love you’.
In addition to pink confetti celebrating the gender reveal, the party also featured a dazzling fireworks show.
Why is Akheema so controversial?
She is a figure with a controversial past, including alleged previous work as a stripper under the name of Monroe Rose, as well as claims about her business dealings.
In a potential nod to her past exploits, Akheema wears a diamond chain around her back, which features the name ‘Rose’.
Akheema also included an expected due date for the birth of her child in the video of November 13 2023
Williamson is already a stepfather to a son Akheema had from a previous relationship, with this being the first child the pair are expecting together.
Prior to being in a relationship with Akheema, Williamson previously dated Tiana White before the pair split some time in 2021.
Williamson is yet to make an official statement following the release of the gender reveal video.
Playing as a power forward for the New Orleans Pelicans, the 22-year-old has already been selected for two NBA All-Star appearances since entering the league in 2019.