’90 Day Fiance: Before the 90 Days’: Erika Says Not Aware of Severity of Stephanie’s Illness?

90 Day Fiance: Before the 90 Days star Erika Owens seemingly didn’t know the severity of Stephanie Matto‘s health condition. Stephanie has been open about dealing with aplastic anemia with her YouTube subscribers. Erika was once one of her subscribers.

So, chances are Erika Owens was following Stephanie Matto’s journey on social media. But, on the show, it felt like Erika was hearing this information for the first time. Is 90 Day Fiance scripting scenes for views — or was Erika really in the dark about the seriousness of Stephanie’s health?

90 Day Fiance: Before the 90 Days – Erika Owens Finds out More about Girlfriend’s Health

90 Day Fiance fans saw on the latest episode as Erika Owens found out more about Stephanie Matto’s illness. During an outing, the couple took a break so Stephanie could take her pills. As she took out all her pills, Erika was surprised at the amount. Stephanie asked her, “do you think this is weird.” Erika replied, “yeah, a little bit.”

The 90 Day Fiance: Before the 90 Days cast member understood that Stephanie Matto had to take so many medications. Stephanie told Erika Owens that “this is what keeps me alive.” Erika found it concerning. So, she asked, “if there is anything else that I should know about?” Stephanie then told her about her journey. Erika made it seem like she didn’t know anything she was telling her. Fans found this confusing.

90 Day Fiance: Stephanie Matto - Before the 90 Days

Stephanie Matto Shares Illness Journey Online

Stephanie Matto has been documenting her journey with her health on her YouTube channel for years. She has shared numerous videos on her illness. She has videos giving fans updates on her health. There are also videos that outline how she is living with the illness. Stephanie has even shared treatments that she has gone through.

The 90 Day Fiance: Before the 90 Days reality star’s viewers know a lot about her health issues. Erika Owens was a fan of Stephanie Matto’s channel. That is how the two met. So, there is a good chance Erika has seen Stephanie’s videos about her battles with her health. So, she must’ve already known the seriousness of her illness. Despite it seeming like she didn’t know much about it on the show.

Is TLC Frauding ’90 Day Fiance’ Fans?

90 Day Fiance followers aren’t buying that Erika Owens didn’t know how severe Stephanie Matto’s condition is. One fan wrote, “either she’s a liar and that’s a scripted scene or she is already setting the stage for an out now that she’s been on TV.” The fan also said, “if you meet someone through their youtube account and they thoroughly for years document their health on that channel… how did you not know how serious it was?”

On the other hand, some 90 Day Fiance viewers thought that TLC was frauding them with another fake storyline. A few fans believed that Erika Owens was told by production to downplay how much she already knew. This way it can create some conflict with Erika and Stephanie Matto. It can make it seem like it’s too much for Erika to handle. So, she may start to question their relationship.

Is Erika Owens a fake fan — or did TLC script the scene to keep her relationship with Stephanie Matto more interesting?

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