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“The Devil Wants You to Pay Attention..”: Hours After Channeling Rihanna on Women’s Day, Brittney Griner’s Wife Makes Strong Claim

Cherelle Griner, the wife of controversial WNBA star Brittney Griner, was a very important figure during the whole Griner saga. Her wife was detained in Russia when she visited the country to join her teammates at UMMC Ekaterinburg. Officials accused Griner of drug charges and she spent the majority of 2022 in a Russian jail. Now that BG is back home, she is spending some quality time with her wife.

The world celebrated International Women’s Day recently and needless to say, both Brittney and her wife certainly celebrated the day very proudly. Just hours after posting a powerful message on Women’s day, Cherelle shared a very motivating thought on her Instagram account recently.

Wife of Brittney Griner shares a positive thought after women’s day

Phoenix Mercury star Brittney Griner is not really the religious type. However, the same cannot be said about her wife. Cherelle Griner is a devout Christian and she recently shared a very positive thought on her Instagram account.

The post shared by Griner read, “The devil wants you to pay attention to your feelings, Jesus wants you to pay attention to the truth.” This post was shared hours after Cherelle shared a video of popular musician Rihanna. In the video, Rihanna shares a positive message for women around the world who have faced any form of discrimination.

Brittney Griner and Cherelle Griner
PALMETTO, FLORIDA – AUGUST 10: Brittney Griner #42 of the Phoenix Mercury walks hand and hand with wife Cherelle Watson after defeating the Dallas Wings at Feld Entertainment Center on August 10, 2020 in Palmetto, Florida.(Photo by Douglas P. DeFelice/Getty Images)

Not only her wife, but Brittney Griner’s father is also very religious. Raymond Griner once asserted that he prayed for his daughter’s release and never lost hope.

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I’m pretty religious. I believe in God. I just prayed a lot and put my faith in the Lord and turned it over to him”, said Griner during an interview. Thankfully, his prayers bore fruit as his daughter was back home after spending over 200 days in a Russian prison.

Cherelle has been using her social media followings for a good cause

Following her wife’s release from prison, Cherelle has been pretty active on social media platforms. She regularly shares updates on other American citizens who are spending time abroad.

Recently, she shed light on an American being held unjustly in South America for 11 months. This is just one such instance where Cherelle has used her massive following for the right purposes.

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