’90 Day Fiance’: Ashley’s Mom Says Daughter Not A Liar, Health Crisis is Legit

90 Day Fiance cast member Ashley Martson faced down critics time and again. Now her mom (or someone claiming to be) came to her defense. The reality show blonde previously pinned some issues on TLC manipulation that drew fans’ ire. Now, a woman who says she is Ashley’s mother spoke out to defend her. Here’s what was said.

90 Day Fiance: Ashley Martson’s Mother Speaks Out

Over the weekend, 90 Day Fiance’s Ashley Martson got public support from her mother (if the person is legitimate). A person using the handle “cindygarney” took to Instagram, claiming to be the mother of Ashley and defended her from critics. She essentially claimed that her daughter was the victim of editing and that reality TV isn’t so real.

The reality blond’s alleged mother also revealed that she’s “sick of seeing” her being dragged over mean-spirited speculation. This person reiterated that 90 Day Fiance has no bearing on her so she can say whatever she wants. Most TLC viewers know that cast members often stay silent because of their NDA, although Ashley Martson claimed she broke hers intentionally.

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Ashley’s Mom Says She’s Not Faking Her Lupus

In particular, the individual claiming to be Ashley Martson’s mom spoke about her medical issue. The 90 Day Fiance wife of Jay Smith was bombarded with accusations about exaggerating her health issues.

She say’s her daughter is not not lying. She said that she was with Ashley when she was diagnosed with lupus and knows the condition is for real. “Just because Ashley doesn’t look visibly ill 24/7 doesn’t mean she isn’t,” this person wrote.

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90 Day Fiance: Fans Not Buying It

Despite the lengthy explanation from someone claiming to be her mom, there’s a faction of TLC fans that still think that Ashley Martson is not being honest. What didn’t help was the revelation that Jay Smith set up a fake Instagram to “leak” information about them.

Ashley’s “mother” also brought that up and said it was admittedly why many people judge her daughter. This person also said that the 90 Day Fiance couple’s Instagram frauding “was wrong” and that she can’t defend it. Ashley also came out and admitted she and Jay were faking break-ups, allegedly at TLC’s request.


Ashley’s Mother Says 90 Day Fiance Chose Not to Air Illness

This person also said that TLC edited out Ashley’s health issues that took place during filming. She claimed that the show did a whole story about Ashley’s lupus last season but ended up not airing that footage.

“For them to film her while very sick and not air it to me was very wrong,” she wrote. “Let’s hope all the time it was filmed this coming season [90 Day Fiance: Happily Ever After] is shown.”

Aside from the Instagram hijinks, Jay Smith and Ashley Martson irritated some fans by running a GoFundMe saying they needed help with medical bills. But then they were suddenly in New York City at fashion week posing in spendy threads and rocking $600 pumps. After GFM fraud accusations, Ashley closed the campaign and refunded donors.


Will Ashley’s Medical Condition Be On 90 Day Fiance: Happily Ever After?

With new claims that Ashley Martson’s medical condition was intentionally cut last season, many are now wondering if it will be featured in 90 Day Fiance: Happily Ever After.

The woman claiming to be her mother confirms that her battle will lupus will finally be on the upcoming spinoff. Perhaps this will change public perception of Jay and his wife and do some damage control.

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