Jeannie Mai Reacts To Criticism After Saying She Wants To ‘Submit’ To Jeezy: I Don’t Care What Pushback I Get From Other Women, This Is My Life
Jeannie Mai is doubling down on her previous statements that she wants to submit to her fiancé, rapper Jeezy after they get married.
She initially made the statements while co-hosting daytime talk show The Real this week and said:
“The actual definition of submit is to accept or yield to a superior force or to the authority or will of another person. I’m gonna say right here, that I Jeannie Mai, going into my marriage, I want to submit to my man.”
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#JeannieMai is ready to submit to her future husband, rapper #Jeezy. The ladies of daytime talk show “The Real” were speaking on Donald Trump’s Supreme Court pick #AmyConeyBarrett and her alleged ties to a religious group, People of Praise, that believes it’s a wife’s job to submit. Jeannie Mai spoke on her own love life and engagement to rapper Jeezy and said she’d be happy to submit to him after they say their “I dos.” “The actual definition of submit is to accept or yield to a superior force or to the authority or will of another person. I’m gonna say right here, that I Jeannie Mai, going into my marriage, I want to submit to my man.” Her co-host, Adrienne Bailon, who’s married to gospel artist Israel Houghton had a different take on things. Full story on #theJasmineBRAND.com (? @therealdaytime)
She received lots of criticism for her remarks on social media. Now, she’s responding to it.
She first clarified while on The Tamron Hall Show:
“Well for me, submit does not mean that you are lower or less important than your man. Of course, [Jeezy] and I respect each other very equally. What I mean is in my work life, in my actual life, I own my businesses, I run my team, I make all of the decisions and I lead entirely in the outside of my life.”
“So in my home, I want my man to lead. I want him to take in what I would like and what my wishes are, what my dreams are, and then incorporate it, making the overall decision that’s best for our vision together.”
She then addressed the criticism she received and said she’s not bothered by it.
“Girl, I am 41, I don’t care what kind of pushback I get from other women out there. This is my life and you know coming out of divorce and also making a major decision to marry again after being blessed to fall in love and finding such a beautiful person, I want to be very clear and open about how our life can be so that we make sure that our vision is aligned and that we both are empathetic to each other and know that this is the structure we’re going into.”
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