Love and Hip Hop Atlanta's MiMi Faust knows her relationship with Stevie J looks crazy on TV, and MiMi knows that people are judging her and forming opinions, but MiMi insists people just don't know the real deal...
An excerpt from MiMi's exclusive chat with Baller Alert
BA: What do you have to say to those who feel you were wrong for staying with Stevie for so long?
Mimi: They don't know my situation. They don't know what's involved in my situation. Like I said, they can have an opinion about me and my situation all day long but they don't know me. They see me on television. They're getting a glimpse of a few minutes into and for them to form an opinion about me and what i'm doing with my life.....like you said, it's just bits and pieces. It's really not even a full scope so I think it's ridiculous that they're judging and forming an opinion about something they know nothing about fully. They're entitled to that though.
BA: Why did you stay (with Stevie) for so long?
Mimi: Let me tell you this, I've KNOWN Stevie for 15 years. We have not been together all that time. You say, why did I stay. The times that we were together things were good. He's not always a horrible monster. He's not always the person that you're seeing on the screen. I would ave NEVER laid down and had a child with THAT person that you're watching on the screen. Never, ever ever ever! I don't know WHO this person. So he has many sides to him. The person I fell in love with is a very nice, sweet, kind, loving man. THIS GUY? Not so much.
Read the entire interview here.