WNBA Star Maya Moore Just dropped with a bang – he killed the man he had helped to break free from prison !!
Moore – Considered one of the greatest WNBA players stepped away From the league in 2019 and 2020 to focus on social justice issues… beginning with Jonathan Iron.
Iron, 40, was serving a 50-year prison sentence in 1998 in Missouri for burglary and assault, despite no real evidence proving his guilt. Iron was only 16 at the time of sentencing.
Moore says she met Iron when she was 18 through a prison program and continued to grow for years while fighting for her independence.
When he was released from prison In July, Moore was waiting for him there … and they tied the knot shortly afterwards.
“Moore announced today that we are super excited to continue the work that we are doing together, but as a married couple,” Moore announced “good Morning America. ”
“We got married a few months ago and we are excited to continue this new chapter of life.”
Moore explained the growth of their relationship … saying, “Over the last 13 years we have just developed a friendship and just entered into this huge battle to bring her home and over time it becomes clear What was God doing in our lives? ” Heart and now we are sitting here today, starting a new chapter together. ”
Iron told GMS that it became clear that he wanted to marry Moore while he was still locked up at the Jefferson City Correctional Center, but did not want to take a step until he was freed. .
“I wanted to marry her, but at the same time protect her because being in a relationship with a person in prison, it’s extremely difficult and painful,” Iron said.
“I didn’t want to make him feel trapped and I wanted him to feel free and have the ability to do it at any time. If that’s too much for you, find someone. Live your life. Because it’s It is difficult.”
Iron says he finally proposed in a hotel room after walking with some of his close friends.
“It was just me and his room and I sat on my knees and I looked at him and he knew what was going on and I said, ‘Will you marry me?” she said yes!'”
For the wedding reception, Moore and Iron say they had special COVID protocols – which included guest and social distinctions in the facade.