The mother of Stephen Curry, Sonya Curry has addressed ugly rumors about marriage that dragged her son Stephen Curry into the headlines. According to her, going through the divorce with Steph’s father Wardell had effects on all their three children, especially Stephen. She also talked about how “To feel like you cause other people pain in any situation is difficult“.
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When asked about how she reacted to things being floated around in the news, she said “Well I start with raising the children that we woulnd’t purchase newspaper when Dell was playing because of that …..One Day They Love You and One Day They’re Tearing You Down criticizing you “.
Here is the backstory of Sonya and Dell’s divorce and how she allegedly cheated on Dell with a friend of his from college and ex-Patriots TE Steven Johnson.
“Steven Johnson, a tight end who was drafted by the New England Patriots in 1988, made headlines in 2021 for his involvement with Sonya Curry, mother to NBA players Steph Curry and Seth Curry.
Sonya filed for divorce after 33 years of marriage with Dell Curry and the pair accused of each other of cheating. Sonya claimed that Dell cheated on her with multiple women during the marriage and Dell accused her of having an affair with Johnson.
According to TMZ, Sonya denied the fact she was cheating on Dell and said the relationship began months after the couple decided to legally separate in March of 2020. In court documents, Dell said Sonya “began her extramarital affair with Mr. Johnson during the marriage and prior to the date of separation, and she lied to [Dell] each time she cheated on him.”
Dell Curry and Steven Johnson weren’t best friends when they both went to school at Virginia Tech, but they were buddies.
Dell played basketball there from 1982-86, and Johnson played football there from 1984-87.
Dell married Sonya in 1988 while he was a member of the Charlotte Hornets.
Johnson and Dell were good enough friends to go to Duke games together to watch Seth Curry play.
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