Did Stevie J & Faith Evans Really Get Married in Las Vegas?

Are Stevie J and Faith Evans REALLY married? That’s the question on the minds of many after TMZ reported yesterday that the couple applied for a marriage license on Tuesday (Jul. 17) just hours before they tied the knot in a secret “quickie wedding” in Las Vegas.

Several attendees at the top-secret ceremony confirmed the news to TMZ that Stevie and Faith exchanged “I Do’s” in their Vegas hotel room around 10:30 p.m. Tuesday night, about four hours after Faith called in a local minister to ask him if he was available to do a wedding at Trump Hotel ASAP.

Because folks like receipts when it comes to stuff like this, TMZ also published a photo of the supposed newlyweds outside of a courthouse in Las Vegas after obtaining their marriage license.

TMZ reported:

The ceremony was performed in the living room of their hotel suite with Faith and Stevie overlooking the Vegas strip. Sources close to the couple tell us they held hands and teared up while “Ave Maria” played on a portable speaker.

We’re told the “Gypsy Minister” — whose services cost a couple hundred bucks — had no idea she was marrying off celebs. She even asked Faith if she was a model or an actress. Faith politely said she’s a singer … to which the minister said, “Me too!”

Apparently, after tying the knot, the couple exchanged tweets affirming their love for one another. Stevie tweeted “I love you Faith Renee Jordan” and Evans tweeted back, “I love you back Steven Aaron Jordan.”

The reports have fans scratching their heads because while Stevie and Faith have dated in the past, them getting hitched seems to be a bit … strange. If they are, indeed, married, as the multiple reports suggest, this is Stevie’s first marriage and Faith’s third. She has previously been married to Todd Russaw and the Notorious B.I.G.

Though Stevie has never been married, he currently has six children and a grandchild. His sixth child, his daughter with his former Love & Hip Hop Atlanta co-star Joseline Hernandez, is barely two years old.

News of their marriage also comes immediately following the release of a sneak peek of the video for their collaboration “A Minute,” which also has fans wondering if this is all a publicity stunt for reality TV and to promote their new song and video, which will both be released “EVERYWHERE on July 27th,” according to this tweet from Faith:

Stevie J and Faith Evans have known each other for a while, since the 90’s to be exact, when Stevie was a producer for Evans’ then-husband, the Notorious B.I.G. Stevie and Faith started dating in 2016 after working together in the studio, but broke up for a brief period.

“I’ve known her for like 25 years,” he told The Breakfast Club in December 2016. “We was like family and then as years progressed, we just began to hang out more [and] talk more.”

A few months later, in her own interview with The Breakfast Club in March 2017, Evans said of the romance, “I never took Stevie serious, actually.”

She continued, “I think probably in the last 10 years, I would say, is he trying to flirt? Lets go. But I never saw him like that. I have always had plenty of male friends. Never dated any of them. I was just really cool like that. I think I really should have been a boy or something. But I’m just cool with dudes. I would check on him, just hear if he was going through stuff and find out how to get in touch with him….[I was] Just really sincerely his friend.”

Faith explained that when she and Stevie finally got together, she told him the relationship had to be serious, or else it would be nothing at all. She said, “You know, I’m like, ‘you know I’m not about all the craziness. If I’m going to be in a relationship, it’s gotta be a serious one. You know?’ And I think probably for a few months he definitely went through the convincing and not getting a real response. You know, just, even though I was brushing him off, [he was] like, ‘no for real I really wanna be with you, I love you.’ And I’m like, ‘I love you too, but I don’t know if I wanna be with you.’ You know what I’m saying?”

In April 2018, Stevie and Faith rekindled their romance when Stevie attended a party Faith was throwing, and the whole thing was documented on Stevie’s VH1 reality show Leave it to Stevie. “Faith is beautiful,” Stevie said on his show. “When I’m around her, I feel like I’m the best version of myself.”

Stevie said to Faith: “If I’m being honest, I did some things I shouldn’t have done.” Evans replied: “You know we are always solid.”

“I want to be tighter than solid, you know what I’m saying?” Stevie J said. “I never speak to you anymore.” Stevie then got on one knee, as if he were proposing to her. “I know what I need to do,” he said, and Evans laughed back, “Where’s the drinks?”

A few months later, it looks like Stevie J made good on the joke he made to Evans. And now, friends and family of the “newlyweds” aren’t too pleased that they got married in a secret ceremony.

According to TMZ, family sources on both sides said they were never given a heads-up that a marriage between the two was even a possibility. The person who’s most upset? Faith’s 21-year-old son CJ Wallace—her child with Biggie Smalls.

We’re told there was never talk — not a hint — of a wedding. Faith was scheduled to be in L.A. getting ready for a London trip, and Stevie was just in Atlanta for ‘Love & Hip Hop’ … so the Vegas rendezvous that ended in “I do” floored everyone.

Our sources say there are a lot of hurt feelings among those close to the couple … especially their kids. We’re told Faith’s son, CJ Wallace — her child with Biggie Smalls — is especially upset … because he’s also Stevie’s godson.

Family sources on Faith’s side tell us … Faith told them Stevie J went to her Tuesday and told her they needed to get married that day. The sources think Stevie J knew if Faith started telling friends and family she was marrying him, they would talk her out of it.

And, get this … friends and family members were blowing up Faith’s phone Wednesday, asking her why she did it. She responded by sending them a song she just recorded with Stevie J called, “A Minute” with the explanation … it only took a minute to fall in love.

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Stevie J Kicked Out of LHHATL Reunion for Trying to Fight Erica Mena?

Stevie J may have let his anger get the best of him during a recent taping of “Love & Hip Hop Atlanta.”

The LHHATL Season 7 reunion was filmed in Atlanta at Tyler Perry Studios earlier this month and multiple sources have confirmed that Stevie J and Erica Mena had a pretty explosive argument that turned physical and eventually ended with Stevie being escorted from the building and not able to tape the rest of the show.

Erica and Stevie have been beefing back and forth the entire season because Erica feels as though Stevie has been brainwashing and taking advantage of her former BFF Estelita, who is Stevie’s new artist on his label. Before the beef, Stevie thought he and Erica were once “cool” with each other, and now things have gone completely left between the two.

According to a number of Twitter sources, Erica got Stevie J’s blood boiling super high with a “low blow” comment that led to him allegedly resorting to calling her son a homophobic slur (yes, the one you’re thinking of—the “f” word) and not only that, but he also allegedly tried to physically assault her before security intervened.

Erica basically confirmed something went down between them during a brief chat on her Instagram Live. “[Stevie] likes to fight females. So if you blogs wanna blog about anything, blog about the fact that Stevie J is a B**CH, and he likes to fight girls.”

My lovely boy, Another year has flown by and, as usual, I am completely unprepared to accept that you are a whole year older! Eleven! Wow! An official tween! I thank god alot for what he gave to me when you were born. Everyday you make me a better parent! Every time I feel like – yeah, I think I’ve figured out this parenting thing – you force me outside my comfort zone! What a supremely cool kid you are becoming!! With your bright smile, your intelligence, your prodigious vocabulary, and your ability to love unconditional & completely – all things that will stand you in good stead for the future. You draw people towards you and are showing to be quite a good human being. I’m not just raising the boy you are today, I’m leaving a legacy of the man you’re going to be tomorrow. So continue be kind, be loving, be peaceful, be articulate, be sensitive, be honest, be present. Life is not a spectator sport, it demands engagement so get involved. Stand up for what you believe, lend your voice to those whom society has marginalized, choose the high road but don’t be a pushover. Happy 11th birthday my beautiful little man! I love you now and forever! And no, I’m not crying! Lol Love always Your Mommy

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There are rumors floating around that Stevie J has been fired from the show, or at the very least, suspended from filming, but none of that has been confirmed by production. We’re also not sure how much of the “fight” we’ll be able to see when the reunion airs next month due to VH1’s extremely low tolerance for violence, especially when it involves opposite genders.

Meanwhile, Stevie’s ex and baby mama, former LHHATL star Joseline Hernandez, is out here screaming I TOLD YOU SO!

The Love & Hip Hop Atlanta Season 7 finale airs next Monday (Jul. 2), with the two-part reunion following right behind on Monday, July 9th and July 16th.

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