Michael Strahan and Nicole Murphy ended their five-year engagement on Aug. 1. The morning host won’t let the split get him down! HollywoodLife.com has learned that Michael had a guy’s night out on Aug. 5!
Michael Strahan, 42, was reportedly “blindsided” when his longtime love Nicole Murphy, 46, announced their breakup the same day he was being inducted into the NFL Hall Of Fame. In the wake of heartbreak, Michael was “all smiles” at a fancy restaurant in New York City last night!
Michael Strahan On Called-Off Engagement With Nicole Murphy: Star Is All Smiles
Michael had a “low key” night out with his boys on Aug. 5 in New York, New York!
“Michael was spotted out last night unwinding with close friends,” a source tells HollywoodLife.com EXCLUSIVELY. “The newly single, hall-of-famer was at STK Downtown, enjoying drinks and a low-key evening. Despite recent press, he appeared in good spirits, laughing and talking throughout the night.”
“He was with male friends and his female trainer. He was drinking Don Julio and tried to keep things low key, but was all smiles all night,” our source reveals.
While some reports have implied that things between Michael and his trainer were a little more than friendly, our insider is adamant that Michael “is not dating his trainer, nor were they seen being romantic.”
Michael and Nicole’s breakup has been filled with drama. First, Michael reportedly felt that Nicole’s public breakup announcement timing was “very suspect.” She announced the couple’s breakup during Michael’s induction into the Football Hall of Fame.
On top of that, cheating rumors have run wild since the couple’s split. We’re happy to see Michael smiling despite the drama!
Is Nicole Murphy Dating NBA Star Jim Jackson After Michael Strahan Split?
While Michael’s been hanging with his boys, Nicole might have already moved on!
Nicole was reportedly seen cuddling with ex-NBA baller Jim Jackson at a fancy Puerto Rican resort. The two were hugging and kissing, according to a TMZ report. Nicole and Jim’s hangout session might have been innocent fun. The site also explained that Nicole was at the resort with friends and just happened to run into Jim. They’re longtime friends.
What do YOU think about Michael’s boy’s night out, HollywoodLifers? Let us know!
— Megan Ross, Reporting by Elizabeth Wagmeister