Jeannie Mai and Rapper Jeezy Get Engaged in ‘Surprise Quarantine Date Night’
TV personality Jeannie Mai and American rapper Jeezy just got engaged during a special date night inside their Los Angeles home during the COVID-19 stay-at-home order.
The 42-year-old rapper, whose real name is Jay Wayne Jenkins, was supposed to pop the question on a trip to Vietnam. But he decided to propose to his 41-year-old girlfriend inside their home on March 27, according to People.
“Jeannie and Jay were set for a trip to Vietnam this April. What Jeannie didn’t know is that Jay was planning to propose,” Mai’s representative told the publication. “Instead, Jay decided to bring Vietnam to Jeannie with a surprise quarantine date night in his home filled with Vietnamese food and decor.”
Mai and Jeezy met on the set of her daytime talk show and began seeing each other in November 2018. They did not reveal their relationship until August 2019 when they were seen walking arm-in-arm on the red carpet at the rapper’s gala for his non-profit Street Dreamz.
“The Real” co-host split from her husband Freddy Harteis after 10 years of marriage in 2017 and Jeezy is the father of three children, Page Six reported.
“We both went through enough in our life to connect on the understanding that love should feel safe, honest, and pure,” Mai told People in November. “Immediately that was a magnetic attraction. We are very attracted to each other’s passions to serve. So because we have a mutual joy of having purpose, we’re going to find a way to do that together.”
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