Nia Long’s partner Ime Udoka is sorry.

Udoka was reported to be involved in an inappropriate relationship with a female staff of the Bolton Celtics.

His actions were deemed a violation of the team’s code of conduct and he has been suspended.

In light of the scandal, Udoka has broken his silence with a statement.

The suspended head coach apologized to his team, players, and management for his actions.

He also expressed regret to his family, saying he let them down.

The Nigerian-born coach declared that he accepts the team’s decision.

He also noted that he won’t comment further on the topic out of respect for those involved.

Long and Udoka have been together for over 10 years.