It's no secret that Stevie J from "Love & Hip Hop Atlanta" is deep in money trouble with more than $1 million in back child support debt looming over his head. Why though is "Love & Hip Hop" show creator Mona Scott-Young coming to his rescue though? Rumor has it that Mona bailed Stevie J out of jail a few days back when he was arrested. Now a Monday report by B. Scott says that Mona Scott-Young is in hot water because she lied about Stevie J's finances to help him avoid paying child support.
According to the report, Mona was subpoenaed in April along with Raymond "Benzino" Scott, Joseline Hernandez and multiple music groups and studios that Stevie J has worked with. When asked about his financial situation, Mona Scott-Young allegedly claimed that she and her group Monami Entertainment had no contract with Stevie J. This means he isn't being paid (on the books anyway) for his huge role in "Love & Hip Hop Atlanta." Could that even be true? We think most definitely not. Earlier reports put Stevie J's payday at roughly $193,000 per season of the hit VH1 show.
The investigation into Stevie J's finances and child support payment history is being conducted by Project Child Support. The group is accusing Mona Scott-Young of lying on Stevie J's behalf. The group helps mothers recover unpaid child support from the fathers of their children. In this case, Project Child Support is assisting Carol Bennett to receive more than $1 million in unpaid child support for her two teenage children with Stevie J.
Stevie J was ordered to pay $6600 per month to Carol Bennett in 1999. In 2001 the amount was increased to $8600 based on estimates of his earnings. He never paid up though and no is so far behind that a full payment to Bennett would make her a millionaire. Stevie J insists that he doesn't owe that much though and that he has paid his child support and been there for his kids.
According to Project Child Support, Stevie J is so far behind that this has become a felony child support case. If Mona Scott-Young lied for Stevie J to help him avoid paying, she is also committing a felony. This doesn't look good for the VH1 reality TV show creator. Do you think Mona Scott-Young and Stevie J are going down? Let us know what you think in the comments below.