By now, all of you would have heard and seen enough of James Harden and the comical reaction to his girlfriend catching the bride’s bouquet. It is, after all, the common belief that the woman catching the bouquet is next in line to get married. And given how marriages are serious, life-altering decisions, we suppose Harden’s eye-popping reaction is understandable.

It wasn’t that long since Harden made it official that he was no longer available. The LA Clippers star took to Instagram to post a close-up shot of Paije Speights, with a heart emoji on the far right corner. For many, the name of Harden’s girlfriend isn’t new. While some might connect her with her appearance on TV, others would remember her as the ex-girlfriend of two NBA players.

So for those of you new to Speights, read on to learn more about Paije Speights’ and her dating history. For others who do know her, here’s a quick refresher course.


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All about James Harden’s girlfriend

A fashion designer based out of Detroit, Paije Speights got a wider audience through her appearance in a fashion competition reality series. The Hype was a show that streamed on HBO Max and hosted by rapper Offset in 2021. Although Paije finished third, her designs captivated the audience. They were a celebration of black culture and by the end of it, she had pretty much garnered a loyal fan base.



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Aside from her silver screen runs, Speights also has a fashion brand, Front Paige Designs. The IG page of the designer clothing line has 79.5k followers while the owner has a fan following of 192,000 (at the time of writing). Paije is also a mother to a 5-year-old boy, Prynce Almario Chalmers. Yes, you read the name right.

Speights and Chalmers

He is indeed one of the four children of the 2x NBA champion and former Heat star, Mario Chalmers. The 38-year-old had caused quite a ruckus in 2016 when Speights’ name first appeared alongside Chalmers. The controversial guard was in a long-time relationship with Tiffany Graves, notable for her work in College Hill when Paije entered the picture.

Anyway, the new girlfriend and her star athlete had been going strong when all of a sudden she was suddenly in the headlines once again.

Harden’s girlfriend was spotted with his former Houston teammate

3x Sixth Man of the Year, Lou Williams also has a history with Paije Speights. It was with shock that basketball fans saw an image that showed the former Sixer kissing Speights at an airport. Robert Littal of Black Sports Online tweeted the viral news in 2022. The two were taking a trip to Jamaica.

“Hawks’ Lou Williams Spotted Taking Mario Chalmers’ Baby Mama Paije Speights on a Jamaican Baecation.”


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Interestingly, the two never really spoke of the nature of their relationship. But Williams did point out that since he wasn’t dating anyone, he was free to do as he pleases. The social media influencer surely has had interesting relationships. But they are all in the past. And right now, she is a mother of a little boy and an entrepreneur, thriving in her passion for fashion design.

While the reaction James Harden has had mixed reactions, it looks like the couple is happy and planning to continue their relationship. Hopefully, the bouquet landing wasn’t an accident and we will soon hear wedding bells from ‘The Beard’.

But before you go, be sure to check this video of Leonardo Armato’s take on Caitlin Clark vs Angel Reese.


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