Cherelle Griner, Brittney Griner's better half, attended a public interview on Friday with the WNBA star who has been in Russia since February.

Companions, family and allies of Brittney Griner are battling to get her home.

On Friday, a question and answer session requesting the competitor's return was held in Chicago.

Among the speakers were Brittney's better half Cherelle, the leader of the WNBA players' affiliation, Nneka Ogwumike, Rev.

Al Sharpton, Seattle Storm star Sue Bird and association pioneer Terri Jackson, Sports Illustrated reports.

Ogwumike, who is an All-Star forward for the Los Angeles Sparks, said Brittney, 31, "is an American legend.

She proceeded, She is our own and she is yours, and we should get her home.

Cherelle, who has been vocal about not staying silent until her significant other gets back 

said she comprehends that what the public authority is endeavoring to do is "exceptionally difficult because of the situation.