When Syria native Omar Albakour and Avery Mills, from Columbus, Ohio, first appeared on TLC’s 90 Day Fiancé: Before the 90 Days, they have been already head over heels in love after speaking on-line. The couple married on Avery’s first journey to fulfill Omar in individual.
And though cultural variations, hassle with the visa course of, and relations’ skepticism appeared to take a toll on the younger couple, they’re nonetheless fortunately married and going sturdy.
Avery was open throughout her time on the present about how a lot her conversion to Islam meant to her. The 21-year-old 90 Day Fiancé star usually speaks out about racism, non secular discrimination, and other people’s detrimental reactions to her hijab on social media. Most not too long ago, Avery took to Twitter and Facebook to inform a narrative about allegedly being mistreated at Walmart due to her hijab.
Avery took to social media to assert she confronted discrimination from Walmart workers
In early Jan. 2020, Avery posted a story on Facebook and Twitter by which she claimed to have been discriminated towards by two native Walmart workers due to her faith.
“I went to Walmart today and two workers were right beside me, they began talking about how America isn’t how it used to be and how Trump needs to take out the trash and looked at me,” the 90 Day Fiancé: Before the 90 Days star wrote.
Avery added that the staff allegedly made false assumptions about her funds, language, and way of life due to her Muslim non secular garb. “I stayed out of it and just continued shopping and they assumed I didn’t speak English and so they pointed at me and say do you think she can afford any of that and the other one said maybe with her welfare check from our taxes,” she continued.
Finally, the younger spouse claimed she confronted the staff and finally had them fired for non secular discrimination. “I called them out for it they tried to kiss my butt and they no longer have jobs,” she wrote. “Trump didn’t need to take out the trash Bc I did.”
Fans had blended reactions to Avery’s story
Some 90 Day Fiancé followers expressed their help and compassion for Avery’s story, whereas others shared their very own experiences of spiritual and racial discrimination. “Avery, you continue to impress me with your strength of character and I love that you stand up for what you believe in. That’s integrity and the world needs more people like you,” one Twitter user wrote.
But others didn’t purchase the story and claimed Avery was mendacity.
The 90 Day Fiancé star defended herself towards skeptical followers in a follow-up post, writing, “Guys what reward would I get for lying about what 2 Walmart workers said to me? Absolutely nothing! I don’t regret how I handled it either the only thing I regret is posting it online because some people just love drama. Remember I fear Allah and he knows the truth so why lie?”
A couple of critics even claimed they known as the Walmart in her space and have been instructed the story wasn’t true. “Called them [sweetie],” one Twitter user claimed in response to Avery. “They said they never heard of you. They have zero record of you claiming any incident took place. They also said no one has ever been ‘fired on the spot’ there let alone fired for racial comments. They deny any incident like this took place at all.”
Avery pushed again once more, saying her story was 100% true. “So you think calling them they are going to give you that information?” she sarcastically asked the critic. “Do you realize you not believing me isn’t going to change what happened?”
The ‘90 Day Fiancé’ star has spoken out about Islamophobia prior to now
This isn’t the primary time Avery has used her platform on social media to push again towards non secular discrimination. At one level, she criticized her 90 Day Fiancé: Before the 90 Days castmate Deavan Clegg for arguing that the U.S. wasn’t racist or discriminatory.
Avery has additionally navigated criticism on social media about her conversion to Islam. In response to 1 Instagram commenter who claimed her relationship was sexist and oppressive, the 90 Day Fiancé bride responded, “Nothing about my relationship is ugly and violent no matter how much you want it to be.”
Other critics have assumed Avery transformed for Omar, however Avery has repeatedly mentioned her love for her faith is her personal selection completely. “I was and still am a Muslim it’s the greatest decision I have ever made,” the 90 Day Fiancé star wrote in a single Instagram remark.