’90 Day Fiance’: Eastern European Fans Speak Out About How Wrong Andrei Is About His Own Culture

by Jeremy Spirogis
Matt Sharp, Molly Hopkins, Paola Mayfield, Russ Mayfield

The TLC present 90 Day Fiancé has spawned quite a few widespread spinoffs, all of which doc totally different aspects of the featured {couples}’ lives.

Although the present, in addition to the spinoffs, was based mostly on the premise of real love overcoming all obstacles, most of the time, the {couples} featured within the exhibits aren’t in a position to ever really work out their points. Such is the case with one couple, Andrei and Libby.

The two have been concerned on the earth of 90 Day Fiancé for years, however even today, followers are nonetheless discovering issues with Andrei, and the best way that he represents his Eastern European tradition. 

’90 Day Fiancé: Happily Ever After?’ is a fan-favorite

Matt Sharp, Molly Hopkins, Paola Mayfield, Russ Mayfield
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90 Day Fiancé: Happily Ever After?  was one of many first spinoffs created within the 90 Day Fiancé franchise. It debuted on tv in late 2016, simply after the discharge of the fourth season of the unique 90 Day Fiancé.

Over the years, this present has almost eclipsed the unique in recognition. It presents viewers the possibility to meet up with {couples} which were featured on 90 Day Fiancé, and to see how their relationships have progressed after marriage – for higher or for worse. 

Now within the fifth season, 90 Day Fiancé: Happily Ever After?  options an entire new roster of {couples} for viewers to research — together with one couple that has risen to fame within the franchise, Elizabeth (also referred to as Libby) and Andrei. In spite of the truth that Libby and Andrei are franchise veterans, viewers nonetheless have a lot to say about each of them, particularly Andrei Castravet, who has managed to incur the wrath of the web group. 

Libby and Andrei are a problematic couple

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Elizabeth Potthast and Andrei Castravet have been first launched to viewers in season 5 of 90 Day Fiancé. Potthast first met Castravet, who hails from Moldova, on a courting app, and briefly order, they organized to fulfill in Dublin, Ireland. The two fell for one another rapidly, with Castravet relocating to Florida with the intention to be nearer to Potthast.

The younger couple skilled quite a few issues proper out of the gate, with Potthast’s household being particularly vocal about their dislike for Castravet.

Still, the 2 received married in 2017, inside the present’s ninety-day timeframe. In 2019, the couple welcomed their first little one, a daughter named Eleanor. Still, as the brand new season of 90 Day Fiancé: Happily Ever After?  reveals, they’ve by no means actually stopped having points.

“There’s been issues with my family and Andrei since the beginning,” Potthast admitted. “I was hoping that, once I got pregnant with Eleanor, things would change. But they didn’t.”

While a few of these issues can undeniably be traced to her household, viewers have been discovering equal fault with Castravet’s conduct. 

Fans have a number of points with Andrei’s conduct

Fans on-line have been declaring that Andrei Castravet is definitely a horrible illustration of Moldovan tradition, and will give different viewers the flawed concept about what Eastern European tradition really is.

“For the most part, I think that Andrei is the worst possible version of what an Eastern European man is,” one fan on Reddit acknowledged. “I don’t know of any man who would sit around all day in another country, not find a job, and leech off of his wife and her family so that he doesn’t have to work a day in his life.”

This fan pointed to Castravet’s latest insistence that Potthast’s household pay for his or her second marriage ceremony as “ridiculous,” and mentioned that “overall, I think that Andrei is a toxic and misogynistic man who doesn’t represent me or all Eastern European men.”

Other followers on a separate Reddit thread have posted comparable remarks, stating that “it drives me crazy how Libby excuses Andrei’s controlling behavior as ‘his culture.’”

Fans additionally claimed that they know many Eastern European males who don’t behave as Andrei Castravet does, additional solidifying the truth that he’s extraordinarily problematic. 

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