90 Day Fiance: Happily Ever After star Jay Smith (Ashley Martson‘s ex) may still be in jail but that doesn’t stop him from making big moves. The TLC celeb might get out of detention soon — all thanks to his GoFundMe.
But Ashley Martson claims Jay’s crowdsourcing campaign is a pure fraud. Ashley maintains that Jay Smith lied to his donors about the real purpose of his GFM. Is Ashley telling the truth? Or is it just another ploy to create more drama?
90 Day Fiance: Jay Smith’s GoFundMe
Earlier this month, a female friend of Jay’s named Kayla O’Brien started a GoFundMe for the 90 Day Fiance celeb. The description of the “Help Free Jay Smith from Immigration Detention!” campaign says the purpose of the GFM page is to help Jay with his deportation case. Normally a Go-Fund-Me campaign can’t be used to pay for criminal legal fees, but GoFundMe made an exception if the money is only used only to hire an immigration lawyer.
Currently, Jay Smith’s GFM pretty much reached it’s goal. According to Kayla, all the proceeds of Jay’s campaign will help him hire a good attorney. She also added that the money will help him avoid deportation.
Ashley Martson Says It’s A Fraud
However, Ashley Martson told a completely different story. The 90 Day Fiance: Happily Ever After celebrity alleged that Jay Smith’s Go-Fund-Me is a fraud. Ashley accused him of lying to his fans about the real purpose of his campaign.
In a recent interview with Celebuzz, she revealed that the money isn’t for an immigration lawyer as the GFM led people to believe. Ashley claims that the money was actually used for Jay Smith’s Protection From Abuse (PFA) charges. “In regards to the GoFundMe…it was all lies,” Ashley maintained. “The GoFundMe was made to pay for a criminal defense attorney to fight a PFA violation”.
90 Day Fiance: Ashley Denies Jay’s PFA Case Dropped
Ashley Martson also called out Kayla O’Brien for claiming that Jay Smith’s PFA case was already dismissed. The 90 Day Fiance: Happily Ever After celeb denied that her ex-husband is already off the hook. In the same interview, Ashley insisted that the court found her ex guilty earlier this month.
The reality star goes on to allege that Jay Smith and his lady friend fooled the donors, making them believe that they were saving him from deportation. “Everyone who donated money paid for an attorney to try and fight charges of abusing a woman, not to save Jay from deportation,” Ashley claimed.
In the end, Ashley Martson reiterated that Jay will face deportation regardless of the result of his PFA charges. “Jay will be deported,” Ashley confidently stated. “This takes quite some time. It could be a year until he will actually be deported.”
Fans Think Ashley Is A Hypocrite
Meanwhile, fans of 90 Day Fiance have mixed reactions about Ashley Martson accusing Jay Smith of lying about his GoFundMe. Apparently, many labeled the mother of two a hypocrite, especially since she resorted to crowdfunding in the past as well.
Previously, Ashley launched a GFM campaign to help with her medical expenses. However, not everyone’s impressed with her move. Ashley allegedly misused the proceeds on things completely unrelated to her health. Eventually, Ashley initiated a refund to those who donated to her campaign. It’s unclear if the donors did get their money back. No update about the issue as well.
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