American actress Nia Long has confirmed that she is pregnant for her beau, Nigerian American basketballer Ime Udoka.
Ime who is from Ibibio, was part of the Nigerian basket ball squad that played at the 2006 FIBA world championships.
Ime is also the younger brother of Mfon Udoka a member of the Nigerian female basketball team.
The couple who have been dating for the past two years told People in a statement :
"This is the most exciting time in our lives."
"Words can’t explain how thrilled we are by the new addition to our family. We feel truly blessed and appreciate all the well wishes and prayers."