Jayson Tatum and Ella Mai Howell were seen together once again, sparking renewed speculation about their relationship. The NBA star and British R&B singer attended the wedding of Tatum’s former teammate, Marcus Smart, fueling rumors that they are dating. A photo captured by Abby Jiu, the wedding photographer, shows Tatum and Howell in a close embrace at the event held earlier this month.
Jayson Tatum Sparks Dating Speculation with Ella Mai at Marcus Smart’s Wedding
Tatum looked dapper in a light green suit, while Howell turned heads in a stunning vibrant green dress with a plunging neckline. The couple appeared happy as they mingled with other guests at the lavish wedding, which took place at The Resort at Pelican Hill on September 16. However, Tatum, 25, and Howell, 28, have yet to officially confirm their relationship or share any photos together.
This is not the first time that Tatum and Howell have been linked romantically. Last summer, the pair caused a stir on social media when they were spotted together at Fanatics CEO Michael Rubin’s annual Fourth of July White Party in the Hamptons. They were also seen enjoying Travis Scott’s Coney Island concert on Independence Day, as reported by SideAction.com.
Jayson Tatum and Ella Mai at Marcus Smart’s wedding 🔥
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Although Tatum shared several photo booth snapshots from Smart’s wedding on his Instagram Story, none of them featured Howell. One photo showed Tatum posing with Celtics coach Joe Mazzulla and team president Brad Stevens, while another captured a joyful moment with Celtics owner Wyc Grousbeck and his wife, Emilia Fazzalari.
Marcus Smart and his wife Maisa Hallum tied the knot nine months after his Christmas Day proposal in 2022, which received a special assist from actor Will Smith. The guest list for the wedding included Tatum’s Celtics teammates Jaylen Brown and Derrick White, as well as Daniel Theis from the Indiana Pacers and Gary Payton II from the Golden State Warriors.
Tatum and Howell have been linked since October 2020, when she was spotted at his home, according to Clutch Pointsaccording to Clutch Points. However, the exact details of how they met remain unknown.
It is worth noting that Tatum is a father to a 5-year-old son named Deuce from a previous relationship. The NBA All-Star recently signed a lucrative five-year, $163 million contract extension with the Boston Celtics, which will keep him with the team until the 2025-26 season.
While Tatum and Howell continue to keep their relationship private, their appearance together at Marcus Smart’s wedding has reignited speculation and left fans eagerly waiting for any official confirmation from the couple.
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