On last night’s episode of 90 Day Fiance The Other Way, Tiffany Franco and Ronald Smith prepared for their upcoming nuptials. Their family and friends plan individual parties for them to celebrate. Let’s just say, they are on opposite ends of the spectrum. Can you guess who had a wild night and who had a peaceful gathering?
If you’re thinking the person who just came out of rehab had the calm night… YOU ARE WRONG! I hate to say it, but I am not shocked at all. In fact, things went just as I expected. Let’s get into the recap to find out who else is ruining their lives for our entertainment.
Tiffany, 27 (Frederick, Maryland) & Ronald, 29 (South Africa)
Tiffany and her son, Daniel are settling into their new life with a “sober” Ronald. Just when we thought it was safe, Ronald decides to have a bachelor party. Tiffany worries that it may be too soon for him to be in an environment with so many temptations. She explicitly tells him he is not allowed to drink excessively at a bar or have strippers in attendance. Ummm… raise your hand if you know think Ronald is going to break every rule Tiffany has set.
I mean does she really think he isn’t going to get drunk at a bar or be around any strippers? Insert eye roll emoji. I don’t even know why a grown woman with a child would want to babysit a grown man. Ugh…smh. Ronald goes out for a night of debauchery without a second thought about his new family.
Ronald’s family throws Tiffany a bachelorette party. It’s clear from the crowd, this is going to be pretty lame tame. The most action Tiffany sees at this party is when the Thai massage therapist asks her to remove her shirt. She of course refuses and instead of relaxing she worries about her fiance the entire night. Meanwhile, Ronald keeps himself “sober-minded” by chugging drinks, smoking, and getting lap dances from a stripper. He even pulls down his pants to be whipped by the scantily clad exotic dancer. Okay… so who else saw this coming?
The only thing left is for him to go to the casino to complete his transformation from Rehab Ronald to Relapse Ronnie. Wow, Tiffany, this is the guy you chose to bring into your impressionable child’s life. SMH… What kind of friends plan this type of party knowing about his issues? Didn’t the therapist warn him that could develop other addictions? Well, I guess he has basically got to sample all the other options in one night. Hopefully, he won’t rob his mother again.
Laura, 51 (Eustis, Florida) & Aladin, 29 (Qatar)
Laura only has a week before she moves to Qatar. She makes one last attempt to convince her 21-year-old son, Liam to attend her official wedding in Tunisia. Liam is still upset that his mother hid her relationship and didn’t even tell him she was married. Her son has zero interest in attending a wedding or even meeting his new step-dad. It’s important to note Aladin is only 8 years older than her son.
Liam worries that his hot-headed mother is going to live in a country where her behavior won’t be accepted. The two share a moment where they cry thinking about Laura’s imminent departure.
Laura takes a walk with Liam and discusses her concerns about her relationship. It’s clear she doesn’t trust Aladin around other women. They recently had a huge fight about Aladin speaking to other women on social media. In turn, Aladin blocked Laura on everything, so he didn’t have to hear her whining.
She finally gets in touch with him and begs him to tell her he loves her. Girl…. This man looks so disinterested in this conversation, it’s laughable. Trust me when she gets to Qatar, he is going to get her in check quickly. There is no way Aladin is going to deal with her trying to control him on his turf.
It’s Laura’s final day in the US. Her son, Liam is not happy about his mother’s choice. He makes sure she knows it the entire drive to the airport. Laura and Liam have a breakdown as she prepares to board the plane. This is how I know I watch too much reality TV. I actually laughed uncontrollably watching them. All I thought of is her unwittingly going off to her destiny of becoming the first of many sister-wives for Aladin.
Paul, 35 (Louisville, Kentucky) & Karine, 22 (Brazil)
Paul Staehle is still loose on the streets of Brazil. He decides to see a lawyer about his denial of residency. Paul claims his charge of terrorism is because of an old charge he received after threatening his ex-girlfriend’s boyfriend. He explains that he was charged with terroristic threats for threatening to slash tires back in Kentucky. In Brazil, this type of charge doesn’t exist so it translates to terrorism.
So you mean to tell me he is not only setting fires, he is slashing tires as well. Does he know how much a set of new tires cost? Sounds like a terrorist to me! Paul, you sir are a threat to society. Karine Staehle, blink three times if you need help.
Deavan, 22 (Salt Lake City, Utah) & Jihoon, 29 (South Korea)
Deavan attempts to make breakfast
from hell for everyone. The only thing she succeeds at is possibly giving her soon-to-be in-laws food poisoning by feeding them raw bacon. She even allows them to feed it to her daughter. SMH…She is frustrated when Jihoon’s mom insists on helping her cook everything the wrong way.
Instead of worrying about an American breakfast, she needs to be worried about her daughter. Little Drascilla basically sat her dirty diaper in a plate of eggs for everyone. Then she screamed and dug her little hands into the foods. Even Jihoon tells Deavan she needs to teach her child manners. Deavan replies “she has manners, she says ‘please’ and ‘thank you’.” Ma’am, I beg to differ.
I’m scared for the fate of her second child. Deavan is trying to assimilate into a culture that prides themselves on manners. This is a trait that Deavan clearly doesn’t value or possess. Deavan would be the friend who couldn’t bring her kids to my house. I have a very strict policy for parents who don’t discipline their children and don’t want anyone else to either. Just because you allow your child to terrorize you, doesn’t mean everyone should have to suffer! In fact, who am I kidding… Deavan couldn’t be my friend or come to my house either.
Jenny, 60 (Palm Springs, California) & Sumit, 30 (India)
Jenny is experiencing culture shock in India. She has gone from regular showers to bucket baths with no hot water. Sumit is hiding something…again. He reveals to Jenny that he isn’t working right now and has been lying about having a job, all this time. Boom! Didn’t I tell you guys that this was his plan??? A recapper’s intuition, at its best! I knew he was going to find a way for Jenny to support him fully!
Normally I don’t feel bad for people who make blatant ill-advised decisions. But Jenny just seems so naïve and sweet, almost like a child. This made me sad to watch her in fear of how they would live. She doesn’t even have a work visa! At her age, she should be thinking of retirement or enjoying her family. This man lied from day one and she was too blinded by love to see the scam. Sumit promised to take care of her, but quit his job as soon as she arrived. Hmm… you don’t need to Sherlock Holmes to see an obvious scheme. How do you go from living with your daughter and having people to help you to now taking care of someone else?
TELL US – WHAT DID YOU THINK OF LAST NIGHT’S 90 DAY FIANCE THE OTHER WAY EPISODE? DO YOU THINK RONALD WILL COMPLETELY RELAPSE? WERE YOU SURPRISED BY RONALD’S BEHAVIOR AT THE PARTY? WHAT DO YOU THINK ABOUT ALADIN BLOCKING LAURA? DO YOU THINK DEAVAN’S DAUGHTER, DRASCILLA, HAS MANNERS? WILL ANY OF THESE 90 DAY FIANCE THE OTHER WAY RELATIONSHIPS ACTUALLY LAST?
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