Minnesota Timberwolves Anthony Edwards Drops 44, Praises Girlfriend, Then Gets Flagged By Nigerian IG Model Sophia Da Stallion

Anthony Edwards caught cheating on girlfriend trying to fly out IG Model Sophia Da Stallion.
(IG Screenshot/@sophiadastallion)

Minnesota Timberwolves star Anthony Edwards is accused of trying to fly out an Instagram model while having a girlfriend. Unfortunately, it sounds like a regular day in the life of an NBA star. However, the call-out was timed perfectly with a high-level game performance dedication Edwards gave his girlfriend on Saturday after a win over the Houston Rockets.

Anthony Edwards Called Out For Cheating On His GF With IG Model

Amid the crowd chanting “MVP” during an on-court interview with Bally Sports’ Katie Storm, Edwards discussed his 44-point season high-scoring night performance and what motivated him to catch fire, delivering multiple dunks during the game.

“My girlfriend’s birthday is in two days, she’s going out of the country, so I had to put on a show for her,” Edwards said, blowing kisses in the air.

The streets took little time to hear the love and develop an alternative version of the talented Mr. Edwards.

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Enter Instagram model Sophia Eze Nwanyi Ifeoma, aka Sophia Da Stallion, a 6-foot-4 Nigerian semi-pro basketball player based in Las Vegas. A college graduate with a biology degree, she took to Twitter to update the world on what goes down in the DMs with Edwards.

“But was begging to fly me out…,” Sophia wrote in a retweet of a picture of Edwards and his girlfriend the day after the game.

Twitter users quickly called her out for the Edwards “exposition.”

One Twitter user took particular umbrage, with his view being Sophia was a “side chick” that might harbor jealousy toward Edwards’ girlfriend as his primary love interest. The “Nigerian Amazon” had a spirited retort.

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“Hmm you know how stupid y’all sound? side chick how ? We never f***ed… n hmm would i rather be the main b***h constantly gettin cheated on or a ‘side b***h gettin bread from him’? Such a tough decision,” Sophia responded.

She then sent a finisher blow to any other social media users with an opinion about her exposing Edwards’ romantic side moves.

“None of you lil n***as shorter than me should be talkin any kind of sh*t.. before I step on yo lil a**,” she tweeted with crying emojis and multiple laughing emojis.

Anthony Edwards Is A Great Young Player

During the Jan. 21 game, Edwards helped the Minnesota Timberwolves rally to overcome a 12-point deficit in the second half to defeat the shocked Houston Rockets, 113-104, at the Target Center. Edwards shot 17-of-29 and made 8-of-16 three-pointers. He also added six rebounds, four assists, three steals, and three blocks, in addition to wowing the crowd with three spectacular dunks.

Edwards has had controversial off-court moments in his career. The 22-year-old posted homophobic comments on his Instagram story. After observing a group of men who he described as “queer-a**,” Edwards added, “look at the world I came to.”

The backlash was swift, and he issued an apology on Twitter.

“What I said was immature, hurtful, and disrespectful, and I’m incredibly sorry,” he wrote. “It’s unacceptable for me or anyone to use that language in such a hurtful way, there’s no excuse for it, at all. I was raised better than that!”

Anthony Edwards will need to add staying out of IG models’ DMs to his list of what not to do as a celebrity. The streets are indeed watching and talking.

Rhett Butler is a Boxing Writer Association of America Journalist, Play-By-Play Commentator, Combat Sports Insider, and Former Mixed Martial Arts and Boxing Promoter. The New York City native honed his skills at various news outlets including but not limited to: TIME Magazine, Money Magazine, CNN's Wolf Blitzer Reports, and more. Rhett hosts the PRITTY Left Hook podcast, a polarizing combat sports insider's take featuring the world's biggest names.