Freed inmate Cyntoia Brown marries recording artist J. Long

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Posted at 7:56 PM, Aug 12, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-12 20:56:15-04

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — Cyntoia Brown, a Tennessee inmate who was recently released on clemency after being given a life sentence at the age of 16, has married recording artist J. Long, formerly of the band Pretty Ricky.

Diamond, Slick, Pleasure, Spectacular
From left, Pleasure, Diamond, Spectacular and Slick of the group Pretty Ricky pose backstage during MTV's "Total Request Live" at the MTV Times Square Studios Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2007 in New York. Pretty Ricky's latest album "Late Night Special" hit stores today. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow)

Wes Yoder, a representative for Brown-Long, the name she now goes by, confirmed Monday that they had married, but declined to provide more details, only saying that more would be revealed in the fall.

Brown's book, "Free Cyntoia," is scheduled for release Oct. 15 through Atria Books.

Brown-Long was released on probation last week after getting clemency and her case drew the attention of celebrities like Kim Kardashian West and Rihanna, who lobbied on her behalf.