betty Singer Yung Gravy shocked the internet after performing at the MTV Video Music Awards with Addison Rae’s mother, Sheri Easterling.
The duo appeared together on the red carpet and kissed after the singer’s pre-show performance. The relationship came as a surprise to netizens, with many speculating that it stemmed from the rapper’s feud with Easterling’s estranged husband, Monty Lopez.
Yung Gravy and Easterling appeared at Sunday’s event in color-coordinated ensembles. Yung Gravy, real name Matthew Hauri, wore a black suit with a light purple shirt and his 42-year-old date wore a lavender mini dress with metallic purple heels.
In an interview with Page Six, Yung Gravy explained that he “went on her first” and that he “thought she was fine.” The two reportedly met online and facetimed a few times before meeting in person.
The 26-year-old singer shared more details about their budding romance, saying:
“She’s like a southern beauty and I’m a northern boy, so it felt really sweet and wholesome.”
Netizens are reacting to Sheri Easterling and Yung Gravy’s joint appearance at the VMAs
Netizens were speechless when they saw this sauce train Singer brings Sheri Easterling to the VMAs as his date.
Yung Gravy flirted with the mother-of-three on an episode of the Jeff FM podcast, the BFFs podcast and numerous social media posts. However, the two never stated that they were dating.
Although Sheri Easterling has hinted that she’s broken up with Monty Lopez, she’s never publicly revealed that she’s looking for a new love. So her performance with the rapper came as a surprise to many.
While some expressed surprise at Addison Rae’s mom dating the young rapper, others shared memes of his comments on Easterling.
Yung Gravy and Monty Lopez’s feud has been declared
Videos of Monty Lopez flirting with young women surfaced online in July. Subsequently, a 25-year-old Instagram influencer Renée Ash revealed in an exclusive interview with Page Six that she was having an affair with Addison Rae’s father.
As reports of this flooded the internet, the TikTok sensation and her mother Easterling unfollowed Lopez, 46, on Instagram.
After seeing Gravy and Sheri Easterling’s flirtatious online interactions, Lopez posted a weird video on TikTok in which he challenged the musician to a boxing match. In one of Lopez’s videos, he flexed his muscles as he blushed and continued, “Run white boy, run.”
On August 11, Gravy declined to participate in the fight, saying in a video:
“I’m a grown man. I won’t fight you over the TikTok drama. You have one of the most successful daughters in the world and you decide to play yourself half your age to get attention while embarrassing your entire family.”
The rapper also recently confirmed to Page Six, claiming that “nothing” was happening.