Former Basketball Wives star Brandi Maxiell has been hospitalized for severe COVID-19 complications. DJ Duffey, Maxiell's close friend, who also appeared on BBW: LA, revealed the news on Instagram this weekend, asking fans to pray for Brandi. She wrote, “I need prayers for my sister @brandimaxiell Where ever you are right now, just uplift her in prayer please.”
Brandi's sister Jayde Penn also confirmed the news, saying, “My sister has been diagnosed with a severe case of COVID-19 and was hospitalized Thursday night after having trouble breathing, We would like to ask everyone to please keep her in your prayers as she continues to fight through this. We love you all and please stay safe!” Brandi revealed that she battle ovarian cancer back in 2007 but her sister says that her current condition doesn't have anything to do with cancer.