In April 2016, Angela Simmons announced her engagement to her businessman fiance Sutton Tennyson via Instagram. Get to know more about Simmons’ relationship and the man who captured her heart in our 5 Fast Facts below.
1. The Couple’s Engagement Was a Surprise
Simmons’ engagement came as a surprise to her close friend Romeo Miller. Miller and Simmons have a bit of a past, but the two were close friends, or so Miller thought. Simmons had kept her relationship with Tennyson private, so Miller was shocked to find out that Simmons was engaged. And, to make matters worse, he found out the news via Instagram. This season on Growing Up Hip Hop, we watch Miller’s reaction to the news.
2. Cheating Allegations Have Already Surfaced
In June 2016, rumors of a side chick surfaced and were first reported by Fameolous when a woman submitted video footage of Tennyson’s Atlanta apartment. There were also sexting allegations, according to Hollywood Life, who reported that:
On March 8, she had an alleged text conversation where she claimed she was having “Sutton withdrawals” while he appeared to assure her “we’ll fix that.” The site also has texts from a second woman who alleges that she slept with Sutton on April 20.
3. The Couple Welcomed a Baby Boy Last Month
In September 2016, Simmons and her baby daddy welcomed a son. When Simmons posted the very first public photo of her son on Instagram, she captioned it with the message, “The best part of life has just begun #Motherhood #ImSoInLove.”
4. Their Marital Status Is Undetermined By Many
While there have been no details of a wedding, there are rumors that the couple has already secretly tied the knot. So, are they married or are they still just engaged?
5. Simmons’ Man Has a Criminal Past
According to Bossip, Tennyson has had some legal issues in the past. The site reports that, in 2000, he was arrested and served time in prison for carrying a concealed gun. He has also had run-ins with credit forgery, identity theft, drug possession, and police obstruction charges.
Bossip also reported that Tennyson previously had a 12-month restraining order by an ex-girlfriend.