‘90 Day Fiancé’: Ashley Martson Defends Her Relationship With Jay Smith To Critics On Instagram

by Jeremy Spirogis
Ashley Martson

Ashley Martson, a mother from Pennsylvania, and her a lot youthful Jamaican husband, Jay Smith, had a tumultuous relationship (to say the least) after they first appeared on TLC’s 90 Day Fiancé. Since then, the couple has weathered a number of breakups, dishonest scandals, separations, arrests, and near-divorces.

But now, they seem like quarantined collectively and making an attempt to make issues work—at the very least if Ashley’s Instagram is to be believed. 90 Day Fiancé followers took to Instagram lately to criticize Ashley for staying along with her husband, who has admitted to dishonest on her greater than as soon as. But she fiercely defended herself and her relationship with Jay, which she claims goes robust.

Ashley Martson
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Ashley and Jay obtained again collectively once more lately after loads of back-and-forth

Jay, 22, famously admitted to dishonest on Ashley, 33, greater than as soon as—even within the lavatory of a tattoo parlor the place he was working. For fairly a while, it appeared just like the 90 Day Fiancé couple’s cut up was everlasting. They even filed for divorce on two separate events, and Jay was in ICE custody at one level.

But the troubled couple couldn’t keep aside eternally, it
appears. In Mar. 2020, 90 Day Fiancé followers started to surprise if the pair had
reconciled. They began posting affectionate TikToks and gave the impression to be in quarantine
collectively throughout the pandemic. Ashley additionally modified her title again to “Ashley Smith”
on Instagram.

Later that month, Ashley
and Jay confirmed
they’d known as off their divorce on YouTube. According to In
Touch Weekly, Jay insisted that the couple was now planning to be collectively “forever”
and that it “wouldn’t be like last time.” He even mentioned they’d “ripped up their
divorce papers.” Meanwhile, Ashley mentioned she’d determined to go away “the previous within the
previous” and transfer ahead along with her husband.

As for Jay’s earlier affairs, he claimed he’d grown up and moved on from all that—particularly as a result of he was solely 19 years outdated when he first moved to the U.S. “It makes no sense running around when you can build an empire,” the 90 Day Fiancé star mentioned.

’90 Day Fiancé’ followers have taken to social media to query why the troubled couple remains to be collectively

While Jay and Ashley insist that they’re glad collectively, many 90 Day Fiancé followers have criticized the couple for making an attempt but once more to make their marriage work. Some viewers don’t assume Ashley ought to belief Jay once more, given his earlier dishonest, or contain her youngsters in her dysfunctional relationship. Others assume Jay and Ashley are simply searching for actuality TV fame via a sequence of publicity stunts.

Fans have had combined reactions
to the couple’s reconciliation. Many assume it received’t go effectively, given their
difficult historical past and fixed back-and-forth.

“You had been collectively, then
you weren’t,” one critic commented on Ashley’s current snapshot
with Jay on Instagram. “You couldn’t get him to signal the divorce papers. You
swore you guys had been good pals. And mentioned you had been higher off as pals and
now it appears you’re again collectively. Was all that crying and heartache over him
for nothing?”

Another 90 Day Fiancé fan, like many, appeared confused
concerning the rollercoaster journey. “Are you just trolling people at this point?”
they puzzled. One Instagram consumer wrote merely, “You guys will
by no means make it, simply transfer on already!”

Still, not all followers
thought the couple was doomed. Some congratulated Ashley and Jay for making an attempt to
make their marriage work, construct belief, and forgive each other.

“Love you guys together. Sometimes couples need time apart to realize how much you love each other,” one Instagram consumer wrote to Ashley.

The Pennsylvania mother lately clapped again at critics on Instagram

Ashley has by no means been one
to again down from a struggle, particularly along with her detractors on social media. She
doesn’t shrink back from defending her relationship with Jay to any critics who
may present up.

“How many occasions do you
should get damage each emotionally/financially earlier than you lastly be taught?”
one critic wished to know on Instagram. Ashley quipped sarcastically in
response, “Fifty-leven days, umpteen hours.”

One 90 Day Fiancé fan known as Ashley “desperate” for getting again with a person who cheated on her. But Ashley had a couple of selection phrases for the commenter, arguing: “Desperate is coming to someone’s page you don’t even follow and talking s***. Like you literally had to look me up and come here to make this comment. Get a f***ing life.”

And when one commenter
wrote, “Oh honey you’re so sad,” Ashley assured the critic that she was—at the very least
for now—very glad along with her husband. “I’m actually incredibly happy… sooo…”
she wrote in response.

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