The television presenter likened the relationship to "signing an invisible contract". ‘Basically, I always said it was like a normal relationship but people wanted to look at it more and talk about it more.’. The existing Open Comments threads will continue to exist for those who do not subscribe to Independent Premium. MORE : Dame Judi Dench pays tribute as Geoffrey Palmer dies: ‘He was a master of comedy’, MORE : Chrishell Stause’s DWTS pro partner Gleb Savchenko splits from wife Elena Samodanova after 14-year marriage, Dr Hilary Jones warns Covid vaccine will put ‘massive pressure on NHS GPs’ as they’re forced to step away from main duties, Is it too early to put up Christmas decorations? ‘Greatest love I ever knew, I poured it down the drain. Please continue to respect all commenters and create constructive debates. Like hang on a minute, question your actions. Now I haven’t even got the luxury of knowing you. In February, she opened up about the public’s reaction to the split. The following year, Maya admitted that she was not a huge fan of the fact that she was sometimes referred to as ‘Stormzy’s girlfriend’, and referred to the term as ‘ignorant’. But Maya Jama insists there was never any awkwardness or weirdness surrounding her relationship with grime artist Stormzy because they met before finding fame. It’s not the first time that the Bristol-born presenter has opened up about her relationship with Stormzy. If you’ve got a celebrity story, video or pictures get in touch with the Metro.co.uk entertainment team by emailing us celebtips@metro.co.uk, calling 020 3615 2145 or by visiting our Submit Stuff page – we’d love to hear from you. The True Love or True Lies host met Stormzy, 27, for the first time in October 2014 at the Red Bull Culture Clash and the pair began dating the following January. Please be respectful when making a comment and adhere to our Community Guidelines.

‘It then went really silent and awkward… I can’t get angry but I do think it is a little ignorant.’. ‘You cannot imagine how I’m sorry, man, I’m showing you. Like hang on a minute, question your actions. [sic]. “And then they’ve just started following me and they’re like, ‘Rah like she’s super excitable and she’s super energetic despite going through this.’ And they’re like, ‘There’s no way someone could be like that and actually.’, “It’s like you’re not going to be satisfied until I’m in my Insta live crying with a glass of wine. Dan Walker sparks debate on BBC Breakfast as science suggests the time is now, Naked Attraction viewers swoon over virgin who fled vaginas on set after becoming ‘overwhelmed’, Bake Off 2020: Marc Elliott eliminated from GBBO in dessert week ahead of semi-final, Great British Bake Off 2020: Fans can’t believe how old Prue Leith is as she reveals her age, grateful people are now getting to know her work, Dame Judi Dench pays tribute as Geoffrey Palmer dies: ‘He was a master of comedy’, Chrishell Stause’s DWTS pro partner Gleb Savchenko splits from wife Elena Samodanova after 14-year marriage. Maya went on to say: "But please, people, girls and boys, stop saying you're s**g people, … Speaking on the BBC’s “The Reality Tea” podcast, the broadcaster and DJ explained how she thought people treated her differently post-breakup because she was a woman.

‘We just had a normal relationship. Are you sure you want to delete this comment? In the 26-year-old rapper’s new album, Heavy Is The Heart, there’s an emotional song entitled Lessons, which reveals his ‘biggest regret’ in life is his break-up with Maya.

Start your Independent Premium subscription today. ‘We was even meant to share a seed and let it grow in you.’. Maya Jama opens up on Stormzy relationship: 'I didn't ever feel like a celebrity couple', Stormzy brings joy to living rooms as he performs last gig of 2020, D Double E says Stormzy should speak out on Chip beef, ‘You gave me the world and then I gave you disrespect. Stormzy brings joy to living rooms as he performs last gig of 2020, D Double E says Stormzy should speak out on Chip beef, McDonald's is giving away merchandise including M-brand wellies, bucket hats and hoodies. He references their split for the first time in Lessons, a track from his new album, Heavy Is The Head. Stormzy was born in Croydon, England and is currently 27 years old. Create a commenting name to join the debate, There are no Independent Premium comments yet - be the first to add your thoughts, There are no comments yet - be the first to add your thoughts. Stormzy and Maya called time on their relationship back in August, after four years together. Our journalists will try to respond by joining the threads when they can to create a true meeting of independent Premium. Maya Jama has spoken about her breakup with Stormzy, whom she split from last year, explaining that she felt “a new lease of excitement” afterwards. Maybe it’s the only way we both call it a day. “A guy can do one thing and get one reaction and a girl can do something and be like the wicked witch of the world. You can also choose to be emailed when someone replies to your comment.

Jama added that she felt judged for her “excitable” personality on social media in the wake of the split, particularly by people who had only just started following her. Maya Jama and Stormzy split this year (Photo by Joe Maher/WireImage) Stormzy and Maya called time on their relationship back in August, after … like they might have known who I was, but they didn’t actually watch my page,” she explained. Are you sure you want to mark this comment as inappropriate? ‘But now I do feel people know my name separately, and it does feel like I’m coming into my own. Appearing on Loose Women, she said: ‘I think sometimes but I’m not ignorant to the fact that a lot of people only know me because of him and only know my name as Stormzy’s girlfriend but at the same time, I do have a name.

And then everyone was just talking about it. After …

“I’m one of those hard, nutty people — I’ve been through worse.”. We met when we were like 20, before anyone cared about us.

Maya Jama’s boyfriend is Stormzy. And try and speak out as much as you can. ‘It happened to me once at the National Television Awards, some girl came over to me and said “Stormzy’s girlfriend”, and I said, “My name is Maya”. The couple first went public in 2016, after they had initially kept their relationship private. rise above it a little bit and just take it as it is. Maya Jama has spoken out about her ex-boyfriend Stormzy rapping about her … Speaking on the TTYA Talks podcast, the 25-year-old said: “I was in a relationship for nearly five years and I’ve had a new lease of excitement.”. Maya, 26, says she never felt as if they had been thrown together because of their careers, as they both rose to prominence in the industry at the same time. “I don’t allow myself to be down in the dumps about things that are out of my control like my break up,” she explained.

Maya Jama opens up about split from Stormzy: 'I've been through worse', Maya Jama says public reaction to her Stormzy breakup was sexist, You may not agree with our views, or other users’, but please respond to them respectfully, Swearing, personal abuse, racism, sexism, homophobia and other discriminatory or inciteful language is not acceptable, Do not impersonate other users or reveal private information about third parties, We reserve the right to delete inappropriate posts and ban offending users without notification. Maya has opened up on her relationship with Stormzy (Picture: Rex) Maya Jama has opened up on her past relationship with Stormzy, and has … The couple started dating in 2015. Maya Jama has spoken about her breakup with Stormzy, whom she split from last year, explaining that she felt “a new lease of excitement” afterwards. Jama added that she didn’t allow herself to dwell on the breakup. Maya Jama and Stormzy dated for four years before splitting last year. And now Maya’s been seen trying to keep a low profile in public as she was leaving the BBC with a bodyguard in tow. Want an ad-free experience?Subscribe to Independent Premium. Stormzy’s second album, Heavy Is The Head, is out now. Like you really want to see pain. Maya Jama has opened up on her past relationship with Stormzy, and has said their romance was ‘normal’ as they met before they both became famous.