Earlier this month, word got out that “Love & Hip Hop Atlanta” stars Stevie J & Joseline Hernandez were having a baby, but is it too far fetched to believe that this whole thing could be one big publicity stunt to drum up ratings for the show?

In a recent interview with Milwaukee, WI radio station V100.7, Stevie J — while fielding questions regarding the legitimacy of his so-called “marriage” — hinted that Joseline was pregnant, saying that the two of them were “expanding the Jordan family.”

Per VH1.com:

In an interview with V100.7?s Reggie Brown, Stevie dropped the alleged bomb saying his marriage with the Puerto Rican Princess is the real deal and then adding “we got a new addition with the family too, but I don’t wanna say too much, you know what I mean? We’re expanding the Jordan family, if you understand what I mean.”

But before you start congratulating the couple on their “new addition,” read this report from Sandra Rose:

A source close to reality TV stars Joseline “Jose” Hernandez and Stevie J reached out to Sandrarose.com this morning to say Joseline is not pregnant.

The source said Joseline, Stevie J, and Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta producer Mona Scott-Young manufactured the pregnancy hoax to keep the reality stars relevant.

Joseline showed up to ATL Live On the Park event dressed in very unmaternal attire. In one photo, Stevie J and singer Johnny Gill covered Joseline’s abdomen with their hands in the universal sign for pregnancy. But her tummy is as flat as a pancake.

News of Joseline’s (alleged) pregnancy follows reports of the world’s first successful birth following a womb transplant.

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