’90 Day Fiancé’: Why Are Fans Comparing ‘The Other Way’ Cast Member Tim Clarkson to Colt Johnson?

by Jeremy Spirogis
Tim Clarkson and Melyza Zeta

90 Day Fiancé star Tim Clarkson, a 34-year-old from Dallas, Texas, met his 29-year-old Colombian fiancée, Melyza Zeta, when he was attending the University of Iowa and she or he was working as an au pair close by.

Tim and Melyza at the moment are starring on the second season of TLC’s 90 Day Fiancé: The Other Way, as Tim intends to maneuver to Colombia to begin a brand new life along with his longtime associate. While Melyza was initially planning to maneuver to the U.S. on a Okay-1 visa, these plans have been waylaid by Tim’s option to have an affair only a month earlier than she was anticipated to reach.

Their story may be totally different from that of lots of their 90 Day Fiancé castmates, however Tim does remind many 90 Day Fiancé followers of one other forged member: Colt Johnson, who famously broke issues off along with his Brazilian spouse, Larissa Dos Santos Lima. Colt’s love for his mother, Debbie Johnson, is rivaled by just one factor: his love for cats. That’s a love Tim seems to share.

Tim Clarkson and Melyza Zeta
Tim Clarkson and Melyza Zeta | Tim Clarkson through Instagram

Tim opened up about his tough previous on ’90 Day Fiancé: The Other Way’

Tim launched himself on 90 Day Fiancé: The Other Way as two issues: very American and really in love along with his cat, Pepino. The 90 Day Fiancé star defined that his nickname rising up was “Cheese Stick,” and he exemplified “all the American stereotypes: hamburgers, hot dogs, Fourth of July.”

His cat, Pepino, or Pepi, was
really an emotional assist animal. “I like to take him with me wherever I go,”
Tim stated, even getting on the bottom and crawling round with Pepino at one

The 90 Day Fiancé star’s tough historical past might need been one consider his determination to hunt out an emotional assist animal. After school, Tim stated, he obtained concerned with the flawed crowd and beginning partying excessively. He “hit rock bottom” when he was arrested for breaking and coming into when he was 24. Tim was sentenced to 3 years’ probation and 28 days in jail.  

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The ’90 Day Fiancé’ star mirrored on the beginning of his relationship with Melyza

It was this incident that led Tim to assume extra deeply about who he needed to be and what he needed out of life. He went again to high school in Iowa, which is the place he met Melyza. Melyza, who hails from Colombia, was working as an au pair close by on a short lived visa.

Tim defined that he was
instantly transfixed by Melyza’s magnificence and appeal. “The different guys have been
attempting to spit their recreation, and I’ve none,” he joked. But Tim believed it was
his goofy humorousness that finally gained her over.

“I fell in love together with her
instantly,” Tim gushed of his bride-to-be. The couple began a long-distance
relationship when Melyza moved to Boston to tackle a brand new job. When she needed to
return to her dwelling nation, they deliberate to get married within the U.S.

But, only one month earlier than
Melyza was anticipated to maneuver to Tim’s dwelling nation completely, he had an affair
with a co-worker that broke her belief. Melyza not felt comfy uprooting
her life with the intention to dwell with Tim when she wasn’t positive she may depend on him. Now,
the 90 Day Fiancé star deliberate to show his loyalty by transferring to
Colombia as an alternative.

“We’ve been arguing a lot,” Tim admitted to 90 Day Fiancé producers. “I mean, we’re struggling. We’re going through some insanely tough things.” He wasn’t positive if Melyza would ever belief him once more, however he made it clear that he needed to attempt to rebuild what that they had.

Fans instantly seen that Tim and Colt shared a passionate love for cats

A current 90 Day Fiancé
preview clip from TLC highlighted Tim’s love for his feline companion. “Just a
man and his emotional assist cat preparing for his or her massive transfer!” the
caption learn.

Tim’s 90 Day Fiancé
castmate, Colt, instantly chimed in. “Glorious,”
Colt commented beneath the clip, which confirmed Tim looking for necessities that
Pepino may want for his transfer to Colombia.

Fans, too, seen the
similarities between Tim and Colt. “Surprised he isn’t dating Colt tbh,” one
viewer joked. “Worse than Coltee!” a critic added.

Another 90 Day Fiancé
fan agreed, writing, “I used to be simply considering one thing related. He provides me Coltee
vibes. Figured they need to hyperlink up.”

Yet one other Instagram
consumer commented equally, “I like him however he’s just a little on the unusual facet
along with his cat and all! Eeek….he ought to hook up with Colte!!! Just saying!” Still
one other commenter requested, “Is this Colt’s best friend?”

But Tim and Colt’s fellow cat lovers defended the 90 Day Fiancé star. “He seems so sweet!” one fan commented kindly. “I love cat people.”

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