Engaged two-time NBA champion LeBron James is alleged to have tried to have an affair with model Carmen Ortega -- just two months ahead of his September wedding.
An unidentified source sent an email to Bossip.com and claimed to have found a lost cellphone that contained text messages between the Miami Heat captain and Ortega.
Bossip published an email on Wednesday with a message stating the gossip site might be interested in seeing copies of text messages from the Cleveland native allegedly proposing an affair with the model. The email also contained photos of Ortega with socialite Paris Hilton and DJ Afrojack.
"Was in Ibiza to see DJ Afrojack and found this chick's phone at Club Amnesia," the mystery source wrote. "Thought you might be interested in these messages from Lebron James. Don't know her name but here are some photos, she was with Afrojack and Paris Hilton. Think she might be a model or something."
Bossip published screen grabs of the suggestive texts from the NBA player. In one exchange, after the model thanked him for dinner, James wrote that he wished he could have "at least got a hug."
When Ortega replied that she didn't because she did not want to risk becoming attached to him, James reportedly replied, "Go get some clothes and come back. We don't know when we'll see each other again. Let's not waste this moment."
The screen grabs also revealed that after James said he could not meet her in Miami, he allegedly wrote: "me 2! Would do something to u that you'd never forget."
Ortega appears to be interested in having an affair with James. In one message, she allegedly wrote that she was flying to Los Angeles to see him on July 20 while he was filming a commercial there. When she confirmed she was flying out to see him, James reportedly wrote back: "Nice!! See u soon..tomorrow night we on then."
TMZ reported that James and Brinson are scheduled to wed on Sept. 13 in San Diego. The website obtained a copy of the save the date invitation. He proposed to her at a New Year's Eve party in December, 2012. The high school sweethearts have been dating for over a decade since meeting in their hometown of Akron, OH.
Ortega is a model who recently appeared in Spain FHM men's magazine and who was romantically linked to NFL player Reggie Bush. In February, 2010 when Bush was dating Kim Kardashian, a video leaked on the Internet of Ortega taking a tour inside Bush's home. The model addressed the video leak in a blog she wrote for Honeymag.com. In the blog, she admitted that she and Bush had an affair while in committed relationships with other people
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"During that time, we both were in serious relationships with other people, but we had an "understanding,"" Ortega wrote.
"Unfortunately, things hit the fan when Reggie's girlfriend, Kim Kardashian, found out about our secret relationship. She immediately ran to the Internet to throw me under the bus," the model revealed. "When this happened, Reggie and I went our separate ways."
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