“Nearly five months after Brittney Griner’s release from Russian detainment, she and her wife, Cherelle Griner, were esteemed guests of CBS News at the 2023 White House Correspondents’ Dinner.
“The couple has much to celebrate. In addition to BG coming home, Cherelle just became a lawyer! T
“he couple sat at a table with elite journalists who covered Brittney’s story, like CBS Mornings co-host Gayle King, CBS Evening News anchor Norah O’Donnell and Face the Nation moderator Margaret Brennan.
“As BOSSIP previously reported, Brittney was arrested in Russia in February 2022 while playing overseas. Officials allegedly found vape cartridges containing hash oil, an illegal substance in the country, in her luggage.
“The court sentenced her to nine years in a Russian prison on drug smuggling charges.”
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