Who is Jeannie Mai? Internet jokes about Jeezy's fiancee as rapper battles Gucci Mane in 'Verzuz'
A user joked, 'I know Jeannie Mai in the back Shazaming all these Jeezy songs,' while another said, 'I know Jeannie Mai don’t know none of these damn songs'
The latest episode of the 'Verzuz' rap battle saw longtime rivals Jeezy and Gucci Mane square off against one another. The episode was marked by Gucci trying hard to get a rise out of Jeezy, while he stayed calm trying to be the bigger person, saying he's doing it "for the culture". Jeezy's calm attitude sparked many jokes online, especially ones surrounding Jeannie Mai, the rapper's partner since 2019.
One user joked, "I know Jeannie Mai in the back Shazaming all these Jeezy songs," while another said, "I know Jeannie Mai don’t know none of these damn songs." A different user commented, "Ni***s said Jeezy blessed to be going back home to Jeannie Mai because a black woman would’ve made him go back & fight," while one more tweeted, "I think Jeannie Mai told Jeezy he had to do this 'Verzuz' to 'heal and allow space for good energy.'" A user wrote, "Jeannie Mai did Jeezy's speech prep I know that talk show cadence when I hear it."
I know Jeannie Mai don’t know none of these damn songs.— A:sparkles: (@AaeMae) November 20, 2020
Niggas said Jeezy blessed to be going back home to Jeannie Mai because a black woman would’ve made him go back & fight :rolling_on_the_floor_laughing::rolling_on_the_floor_laughing::rolling_on_the_floor_laughing::rolling_on_the_floor_laughing::rolling_on_the_floor_laughing::rolling_on_the_floor_laughing::rolling_on_the_floor_laughing::rolling_on_the_floor_laughing: #Respectfully— Respectfully Justin (@JustinLaboy) November 20, 2020
i think jeannie mai told jeezy he had to do this verzuz to "heal, and allow space for good energy"— Bolu Babalola (@BeeBabs) November 20, 2020
jeannie mai did jeezy's speech prep i know that talk show cadence when i hear it— Becca O'Neal :cherries::cherries: (@becca_oneal) November 20, 2020
Let's take a look at who Jeannie is, the woman Jeezy got engaged to in April 2020.
Who is Jeannie Mai?
Born in San Jose, California, Jeannie is a well-known television host and stylist. She is popular for her work on the makeover show 'How Do I Look?' and the syndicated daytime talk show 'The Real'. As a fashion expert, she is frequently featured on television programs such as 'Today', 'Extra TV', 'Entertainment Tonight', and 'Insider'. She has also appeared as a host for E! as well as the Miss Universe pageant. She is currently a sideline reporter on 'Holey Moley' on ABC.
Jeannie launched her career at the age of 18 as a makeup artist for MAC Cosmetics. As a trainer, she has worked for celebrities such as Christina Aguilera and Alicia Keys while also serving as a celebrity makeup stylist for MTV's 'Total Request Live', and 'Good Day Sacramento'. Her first primetime hosting role was 'Character Fantasy' on the USA Network before she appeared on MTV's 'Granted' alongside Frankie Muniz. She has also hosted segments on networks such as E!, Lifetime, TLC, and NBC. Jeannie was also a fashion consultant on 'The Biggest Loser' and a guest judge on 'Asia's Next Top Model'. In 2018, she, along with her co-hosts, won the Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Entertainment Talk Show Host. Most recently, Jeannie was announced as one of the celebrities on the 29th season of 'Dancing with the Stars' but was forced to exit the show after being diagnosed with epiglottitis.
Jeannie was earlier married to actor Freddy Harteis from 2007 to 2018. talking about her divorce, she said that her desire to not have children began to take its toll on her marriage. She said, "Before we got married, I was very clear about the fact that I probably would not have kids, just because I’ve never felt that. And now, getting older, he definitely seems like he wants kids, and he actually came out and said that he wants children. To this day, I mean it honestly, he’s the best man I know. I married him because he’s like my dad. He’s very loyal, he’s very compassionate, so funny, an awesome guy and in our 13 years of being together, there was never any lies, no betrayal, no cheating, nothing."