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Stormzy Says He Wants To Marry Maya Jama As He Addresses 'Cheating' Claims

Stormzy Says He Wants To Marry Maya Jama As He Addresses 'Cheating' Claims

It took us a while to come to terms with the fact Stormzy and Maya Jama had split - and when we heard the rapper's latest song about the break-up, 'Lessons' - well, let's just say we shed more than a tear or two.

While the lyrics of the track seem to allude to cheating, Stormzy has now explained in a new interview that he, in fact, wasn't unfaithful to Maya, 25 - adding that he "wants to marry" the presenter and would "love to reconcile".

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The 26-year-old sat down with Charlamagne Tha God in a YouTube interview and revealed his true feelings about the BBC Radio 1 presenter.

Stormzy, who still admits to "publicly embarrassing and disrespecting" her after they broke up, couldn't stop praising his ex during the chat. And honestly, it's very sweet.

Stormzy recently released a song about the break-up (Credit: Instagram/Maya Jama)
Stormzy recently released a song about the break-up (Credit: Instagram/Maya Jama)

The rapper described her as "an amazing woman" and a "star girl" before gushing about her successful career, listing her achievements and admitting he wants to marry her.

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When asked if he still loves her, he said: "With all my heart, 100 per cent. Maya is an amazing woman, there is nothing more I could ask for, she is incredible, the pedestal I put her on, she's amazing.

Stormzy and Maya were together for four years (Credit: PA)
Stormzy and Maya were together for four years (Credit: PA)

"I didn't even know you could break your own heart breaking someone else's heart. I'm a grown man, I'm a f***ing idiot, 100 per cent.

"I love her more than anything, I love her, I've never loved anyone how I love her. I would love [to reconcile], I would love to do all the things to make this work, I wanna marry her, all of that."

Referring to the lyrics 'I was pacing round my kitchen', Stormzy explained: "I was pacing up and down for days thinking f*** sake, this one reckless night, all of those things - marriage, kids, the love of my life - now you probably won't ever...you've lost it."

Stormzy opened up about the break-up in his recent song, 'Lessons' (Credit: PA)
Stormzy opened up about the break-up in his recent song, 'Lessons' (Credit: PA)

"She's a TV presenter, BBC Radio 1 presenter, she does amazing brand deals, she's like the star girl, she is a phenomenal girl [...] She's smashing it."

Addressing speculation that he cheated during the relationship, Stormzy clarified: "I didn't cheat, I was out publicly and we had broken up, being very inconsiderate to the fact I'd just come out of the most public relationship.

Stormzy couldn't stop gushing about Maya (Credit: PA)
Stormzy couldn't stop gushing about Maya (Credit: PA)

"No one was in a more public relationship than me or my Mrs at the time. We was the most public relationship in Britain apart from Harry and Meghan.

"We broke up, I went out and I acted disrespectfully. I was out in clubs, bare faced, while I knew the world still thought I was in a relationship, looking like I didn't give a f*ck. I didn't cheat, it wasn't cheating, but it didn't need to be cheating for it to be a disrespect."

The rapper also added that Maya "appreciated him taking accountability" by releasing the break-up song.

Can these two just get back together already?

Featured Image Credit: PA

Topics: Life News, Celebrity News, Music Entertainment, Stormzy

Lucy Devine

Lucy is a journalist working for Tyla. After graduating with a master's degree in journalism, she has worked in both print and online and is particularly interested in fashion, food, health and women's issues. Northerner, coffee addict, says hun a lot. Get in touch at [email protected]

 

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