November 8, 2021 10:57PM EST
Stevie J has filed for divorce from wife Faith Evans. The pair, who’ve had their share of issues during their relationship, have called it quits after three years of marriage.
Stevie J, 50, has decided to call it quits with Faith Evans, 48, after three years of marriage. The record producer filed for divorce at the Los Angeles County Superior Court on Monday, Nov. 8, according to online records, per TMZ. The couple tied the knot in Las Vegas in July 2018, surprising their friends and family with the intimate ceremony that was initiated in their hotel room.
Faith Evans & Stevie J at Clive Davis’ 2020 Pre-Grammy Gala, Los Angeles, Jan. 2020. (Chelsea Lauren/Shutterstock)
Stevie and Faith are longtime friends who met in the ’90s. “I’ve known her for like 25 years,” Stevie said in an interview on The Breakfast Club in 2016. “We was like family and then as years progressed, we just began to hang out more [and] talk more.”
They went public with their relationship in 2016 but temporarily broke things off in 2017. Faith revealed in April during OWN’s Behind Every Man series that she initially broke things off with Stevie due to his unresolved baggage with ex Joseline Hernandez, 35. “I wasn’t quite sure whether or not he was still involved with his ex, so when you told me you guys weren’t together, and then shortly thereafter, finding out that you still kind of were, I think that’s probably when I stepped away,” she said on the program. “Because I’m not a man stealer,