The hip-hop star wasn't planning on making an announcement, but when Creed director Ryan Coogler spilled the beans during a Martin Luther King Jr. Day live stream event, he had no choice but to admit it.
"How did getting married change you, bro?" Coogler asked during the live stream #MLKNOW event.
"Oh, what is that?" Cole responded, clearly taken aback by the question.
'Creed' Director Ryan Coogler accidentally revealed that J. Cole got married
NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 12: J. Cole performs at SOB's on December 12, 2015, in New York City. (Photo by Johnny Nunez/WireImage)
LAS VEGAS, NV - JANUARY 1: J. Cole is pictured following a New Year's Eve performance at the Light Nightclub at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino on December 31, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Isaac Brekken/WireImage)
LAS VEGAS, NV - DECEMBER 31: J. Cole arrives at the Light Nightclub at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino for a New Year's Eve performance on December 31, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Isaac Brekken/WireImage)
PHILADELPHIA, PA - SEPTEMBER 06: Rapper J. Cole performs onstage during the 2015 Budweiser Made in America Festival at Benjamin Franklin Parkway on September 6, 2015 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Anheuser-Busch)
MORRISON, CO - AUGUST 25: J. Cole performs during his 'Forest Hills Drive' tour at Red Rocks Amphitheatre on August 25, 2015 in Morrison, Colorado. (Photo by Tim Mosenfelder/Getty Images)
ATLANTA, GA - AUGUST 15: J. Cole attends J.Cole And Bally Join Forces For The 'J.Cole For Bally Collection' at Bally's at Phipps Plaza on August 15, 2015 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Prince Williams/WireImage)
ATLANTA, GA - AUGUST 15: Rapper J. Cole performs in concert at Aarons Amphitheatre at Lakewood on August 15, 2015 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Paras Griffin/Getty Images)
MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA - JULY 14: J. Cole performs during his 'Forest Hills Drive Tour' at Shoreline Amphitheatre on July 14, 2015 in Mountain View, California. (Photo by Tim Mosenfelder/Getty Images)
American rapper and producer J Cole (Jermaine Lamarr Cole) performs on stage at Heineken Musical Hall, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 9 May 2015. (Photo by Paul Bergen/Redferns)
NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 30: J. Cole attends 'The Surprise About Nothing' Pop Up Show backstage at S.O.B.'s on March 30, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Johnny Nunez/WireImage)