Stevie J ordered to rehab after failing drug tests

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NEW YORK (AP) — A cast member on VH1's "Love & Hip Hop Atlanta" has been ordered to spend 30 days at a drug rehabilitation center after prosecutors said he repeatedly failed cocaine and marijuana tests.

The New York Post ( ) says Stevie J got that news Monday at a Manhattan federal court date in his child-support case.

The reality star and Grammy-winning record producer was arrested in June. He has denied allegations of failing to pay over $1 million in support for two children while earning $27,000 a month.

Prosecutors say Stevie J — whose formal name is Steven Jordan — has failed 10 drug tests since his arrest. The tests were required by his $25,000 bond agreement.

His lawyer argued that rehab would keep Stevie J. from working and repaying debts.


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