In a conversation on June 20 with the Associated PressCherelle explained that she and the WNBA star, who is currently behind bars in Russia— were unable to speak on the phone to commemorate their special day of June 18 because she said the embassy in Moscow had no staff.
“I was overwhelmed. I was hurt. I had had enough, I was fed up,” she told the publication. “I’m pretty sure I texted the BG agent and said, ‘I don’t want to talk to anyone. It’s going to take me a minute to collect my emotions and tell everyone that I’m not available right now.” Because it just knocked me out. I wasn’t well, I’m still not well.
The conversation would have been the first time the pair have spoken since seven-time WNBA All-Star Brittney was detained at a Russian airport on February 17 after local authorities allegedly found vape cartridges containing cannabis oil in his bag. Earlier this month, Brittney’s remand was released extended until July 2.