Story by Danielle Canada
Photography/art direction: DeWayne Rogers
Makeup: Day Hill
Hair: Sonae Ryder
Wardrobe: SirGarde Kudzi
While Joseline Hernandez is writhing for rolling out’s art director, there’s a muscled man in the room keeping a watchful eye. Stevie J is present and monitoring the shoot like a father trying not to hover. While Hernandez is channeling her inner diva in front of a wind machine, Stevie is nodding his head and letting out a few approving grunts and groans from the far corner. J’s parental behavior is fitting considering that the breakout ”Love & Hip Hop Atlanta” star has nicknamed him ”daddy.” And while Hernandez looks ethereal in white, she makes it a point to dance for the ”daddy” she says ultimately changed her life.
Joseline, or Ms. Hernandez if you’re nasty (her words), is a jill-of-all-trades. Best known for her exotic dancing background prior to her reality TV gig, Hernandez assures that there’s much more to her sex kitten persona than meets the eye. ”I don’t tell people everything. I’m just little Joseline,” this former celebrity fitness trainer says with a coquettish smile.
Read on as the reality star dishes on her upcoming fitness DVD, her connection with Stevie J, and sends a special message to people like Tamar Braxton, who she believes is jealous of her success.