Jeezy and his ex-wife, Jeannie Mai, apparently weren’t on the same page when it came to certain things in their marriage.
The former “The Real” co-host and the “My President” rapper had different opinions when it came to “certain family values and expectations,” which led Jeezy to file for divorce last week, a source said. source at “Entertainment Tonight”.
“They had different views and each felt their needs weren’t completely met,” the source added.
In court documents obtained by Page Six, Jeezy – born Jay Wayne Jenkins – said his marriage to Mai, 44, was “irretrievably broken”.
The Grammy nominee, 45, also filed for joint legal custody of their 1-year-old daughter, Monaco.
He also said in court documents that he and the TV host had a prenuptial agreement.
Fans were shocked to learn of the split, as Mai had just shared a touching video with their toddler celebrating the success of Jeezy’s new memoir, “Adversity for Sale: Ya Gotta Believe.”
“Your story has always been an inspiration to me, but seeing it in print left me even more in awe of your strength and wisdom,” she captioned the September 6 Instagram post. “You invited us into the most intimate corners of your life, where pain and triumph coexist. »
The mother-of-one continued to praise her husband, writing that she was “infinitely grateful” for his “voice in this world” and “honored” to walk beside her “love.”
However, Jeezy also shared his own post, which seemed to hint at the end of his marriage a day before his proposal.
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“I’m too focused on who I’m becoming to focus on those who aren’t with me. ⛄️,” the “Put On” rapper captioned a series of Instagram snaps of himself standing next to an expensive Mercedes last week.
Remarkably, Jeezy was still wearing his wedding ring at this point.
Mai and the father of four began dating in 2018 and married three years later at their Atlanta home.
The following January, they welcomed their daughter, Monaco.
The Emmy winner was previously married to Freddy Harteis for 10 years. However, they decided to call it quits in 2017, partly because Mai didn’t want to have children at the time.