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'Love & Hip Hop' Star Stevie J

Busted for Owing

A Million Bucks in Child Support

6/10/2014 8:27 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

Stevie J Arrested
"Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta" star Stevie J just learned a hard lesson about being a baby daddy ... you rack up a million-dollar child support debt and you go directly to jail.

Here's what landed Stevie J behind bars.  He and his live-in GF had a kid in '97 and '98.  In '99 Stevie was ordered to pay around $6,600 a month in child support, which eventually was raised to $8500K.

According to the criminal complaint, Stevie J stopped paying in 2001 -- he's never paid a cent since then.  So now the tab is a whopping $1,107,412.

Cops nabbed Stevie J in Georgia (check out the video).  He'll probably bail out soon but then has to face criminal charges in NYC.

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JBDragon    

I don't know who the hell this person is, but really, $8500 a month for child support? That's just CRAZY!!! So when they were all living together, they were spending $8500 a month on that kid even then? So I would assume the mother is also spending another $8500 on the kid? Ya right, I bet not a penny. Hell I bet not even working ad most of that money really going to her. $1000 for you kid and $7500 for me!

Not that he shouldn't be paying Child support at all as that's also completely wrong.

114 days ago
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Willie Jones jr    

Amazing. And this is just on 2 of his 50 or so.. Good luck Steebie. Guess he can star on the new show. LHH Behind Bars

114 days ago
3.

Dale    

Am I supposed to know these rappers/hip hop artists you keep posting about every day?

114 days ago
4.

PRICEISRIGHT    

Who's this guy again?.

114 days ago
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Kobe_No_Means_No    

Man, Stevie be keepin' it real. They ain't gonna hold ya down brutha. Just hang in there and show 'em dis ain't nut'n but some bull. You da black man makin' paper, of course dey be dissin' you and sayin' you front. Just keep it real brutha, keep it real. Respect.

114 days ago
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CelebrityScum    

Who dat be?

114 days ago
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JuanRambo    

Dumbass... You flash money on the show... You think you're all bad... Well guess what 'karma' came & got you! Lol

114 days ago
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!Hola    

when I was a child in the 70s my mother got $80 per month in child support. . . . .

114 days ago
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porkchop    

*******s don't support their kids, and then they luck out by being overlooked by the law for literally YEARS! What the ****..

114 days ago
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dede    

Stevie J, AKA, Steven Jordan born Buffalo, NY is a Musician, singer, recording producer and songwriter. Give him credit for being successful but as a person who should take responsibility for donating sperm and not being a responsible as a sex partner. The legal system has decided that this is how much is need to support the children. Just because you are a rapper you are not above the law. Before you say, this is because he is a black rapper, "this has nothing to do with that" The issue is children that he fathered.

114 days ago
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Anthony    

A black man who didn't pay his child support?! Shocking..

114 days ago
12.

static    

Take kay yo kiiidz.

114 days ago
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ivan    

1 - rappers should just go gay - no worries about making a baby the !

114 days ago
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Kay in San Diego    

Who? That sounds like a lot of money. Why the upper case "I" in the word million? Quick typing job on a non-story?

114 days ago
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Ben    

In what world does it take a million dollars to raise a child? Whoever thought up the calculations for child support need to be put in jail.

114 days ago
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