- Freedia and Devon got engaged in 2017 after being in a relationship for almost a decade
- The couple chose to marry in order to take their romance to the next level.
- Freedia and Devon chose to marry in New Orleans’ French Quarter.
Big Freedia, who is from New Orleans, has been romantically linked with Devon for over a decade. Freedia came to Houston after Hurricane Katrina decimated her birthplace.
Freedia and her family were in her house during the hurricane, where the water had reached the second level. They drilled a hole in the roof to summon help.
Freedia flew to Houston a few days after the evacuation, where she lived for the next two years and met her current boyfriend, Devon.
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Is Big Freedia married to Devon, her boyfriend?
Freedia and Devon got engaged in 2017 after being in a relationship for almost a decade.
After dating men who were not publicly gay for years,
the artist claimed that Devon’s openness about their relationship changed things.
“When your love deepens for somebody and y’all become closer, you want to…feel more appreciated,
and you want to feel adored,” she told WNYC Studios.
The couple chose to marry in order to take their romance to the next level.
Freedia and Devon chose to marry in New Orleans’ French Quarter.
The engaged couple arrived at the chapel, but they chose not to exchange vows.
It was all taped for Freedia’s former reality show Big Freedia Bounces Back,
which was never shown, but a deleted scene from their wedding day reappeared.
As she rode away from the chapel while on the phone,
Freedia was heard saying, “I couldn’t do this.” Despite Freedia’s declaration that she was ready for marriage,
Devon questioned why she had abandoned him before their wedding, and he referred to her as a runaway bride.
“I didn’t go through with the wedding in the church because I still have so much hanging over my head,” she admitted.
The New Orleans native mentioned having legal issues and prioritizing
her profession above all else in order to keep their bellies fed.
Devon asked Freedia if she planned to marry him in the future after hearing her statement.
“Of course,” Freddie replied, explaining that she wanted to have a larger wedding.
After hearing Freedia’s statement, Devon questioned her marital prospects.
Freddie replied, “Of sure,” and stated that she desired a larger wedding.
Is Big Freedia still dating Devon?
Yes, it appears like Freedia and Devon are still together despite the fact that they did not marry in 2017.
On Valentine’s Day 2021, the rapper posted a photo of the two of them on Instagram.
“Happy Lovers Day from us to you and yours,” she wrote alongside red heart emojis.
On October 1, 2021, she shared a photo of herself and her fiancé and wrote,
“I want to wish my bae a Very Happy Birthday we have been together
for many years now and want to continue to hope for better years ahead.”
Freedia and Devon met through mutual connections, according to WNYC Studios.
She told the magazine that she met him during her two years in
Houston following Hurricane Katrina’s devastation of New Orleans, where she was born.
Freedia and Devon appear to be still engaged, though it is unknown whether or not they have finalized wedding arrangements.