’90 Day Fiancé’: Some Fans Are Comparing a New ‘The Other Way’ Cast Member to Babygirl Lisa Hamme

by Jeremy Spirogis
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The second season of TLC’s 90 Day Fiancé: The Other Way, during which Americans observe their worldwide love tales throughout the globe and transfer to international nations, premieres on TLC at Eight p.m. EST on Jun. 8.

The early premiere was launched on TLC GO on May 31, and 90 Day Fiancé followers are already evaluating new solid member Ariela—a 28-year-old freelance author and mom-to-be from Princeton, NJ—and her Ethiopian fiancé, 29-year-old dancer-choreographer Biniyam, to Babygirl Lisa Hamme and Usman Umar from 90 Day Fiancé: Before the 90 Days.

Preview clips and trailers from 90 Day Fiancé: The Other Way season 2 reveal that Ariela and Biniyam navigate tradition clashes and completely different expectations about residing situations and medical care as they put together to welcome their child boy into the world. Fans couldn’t assist however discover a similarity or two between Ariela and the notorious Babygirl Lisa, though others mentioned the couple was dealing with fully completely different challenges.

Ariela from '90 Day Fiance'
Ariela from ’90 Day Fiance’ | Ariela Danielle by way of Instagram

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Ariela met Biniyam in Ethiopia not lengthy after her divorce

Biniyam and Ariela met in his house nation when Ariela took an impromptu journey to Ethiopia shortly after an extended separation and eventual divorce from her first husband. Although the 90 Day Fiancé star mentioned she wished to “find herself” and journey the world independently within the wake of her messy breakup, she discovered much more than herself with Biniyam, whom she met outdoors of a neighborhood lodge whereas ready for a taxi.

“I definitely was not looking for love after my divorce,” Ariela
mentioned bluntly. “I did my best to avoid him.”

But the couple apparently simply couldn’t avoid every
different. “After dating for three months, I got some unexpected news,” Ariela
mentioned. She was pregnant, and determined to maneuver to Ethiopia so she and Biniyam
may increase their son collectively.

In preview clips and on the early premiere, the 90 Day
Fiancé: The Other Way
star was involved about giving beginning in Ethiopia and
the standard of the accessible healthcare in Biniyam’s space. She was particularly
involved about whether or not she would be capable of get an epidural throughout labor or

Ariela additionally complained about Biniyam’s residing situations—particularly the sparse kitchen and lack of refrigeration, in addition to the plumbing state of affairs. In one clip, she declared that she wasn’t going to stay someplace “with no kitchen and no shower,” whereas Biniyam informed her he was “done.”

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Some ’90 Day Fiancé’ followers puzzled if Biniyam wished to make use of the present to additional his profession

Although Biniyam and Ariela had been completely different from Usman, or
Sojaboy, and Babygirl Lisa in some ways, his creative profession led some 90 Day
followers to attract comparisons between the {couples}.

Of her fiancé’s profession, Ariela defined, “He is a dancer, choreographer, martial artist, gymnast, and every other ‘ist’ that exists.” As they did with respect to Sojaboy’s burgeoning rap profession in Nigeria, many 90 Day Fiancé viewers suspected that Biniyam could be pursuing the connection to advertise his work as an artist.

“What… I assume anyone
wants a inexperienced card,” one Instagram consumer wrote below a latest promo, referring
to Biniyam. “Another man looking to further his career in the U.S.,”
one other critic agreed.

But different viewers rapidly identified that Usman had plans to maneuver to the U.S. for Babygirl Lisa, whereas Ariela was shifting to Ethiopia for Biniyam—making accusations about “wanting a green card” appear suspect at greatest. “What are you even talking about? She is moving over there,” a fan commented. “He never said he wanted to move to the U.S.”

Still, some followers nonetheless thought Biniyam could be attempting to self-promote not less than considerably by showing on the present. “Sojaboy the dancer,” one Instagram consumer quipped.

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Other ’90 Day Fiancé’ viewers argued that Ariela didn’t respect Biniyam’s tradition

As for Ariela, some followers in contrast her to Babygirl Lisa due to what they perceived as her detrimental feedback about Ethiopian tradition and residing situations. Babygirl Lisa was broadly criticized throughout her season of 90 Day Fiancé: Before the 90 Days for condescending feedback about Nigeria and the lifestyle there.

“Another Baby Girl Visa,”
one critic joked. Another wrote, “The white privilege this girl spewed within the
first episode was disgusting.” Still others puzzled why she didn’t “do
extra analysis” about what to anticipate from her new life earlier than shifting to Ethiopia.
“So she, like, didn’t even bother Googling Ethiopia, did she?” one fan wrote

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