On 90 Day Fiance, cousin of Colt Johnson, John Maymoun, showed up looking ultra sloppy at the wedding to Larissa Christina. Is this a case of a lack of shirts in his closet? Or is it shameless and non-stop self-promotion? Every time John shows up on camera is another opportunity to plug his company and brand. Is he short on wardrobe options or just business savvy?
90 Day Fiance: Unfriendly John Maymoun Owns Friendly’s
Whenever viewers see John Maymoun on camera, he’s in a work uniform including a shirt with the Friendly’s logo. He even wore the same outfit to the wedding of Larissa Christina and Colt Johnson. The season finale of 90 Day Fiance showed the guy in his usual embroidered polo shirt on top of shorts and flip-flops (to a wedding!).
Although we’ve seen him act not so nice to Larissa Christina, the name of his business is Friendly’s. As it turns out, John Maymoun is an owner of the business with another person. For someone that has no problem calling Larissa Christina a b*tch (accented by an f-bomb), that’s less than nice. Did he negotiate a deal with TLC to let him constantly wear these shirts?
Reality Blurb notes that friends and family members are paid nothing to appear on 90 Day Fiance. Since the main cast only gets (roughly) $1,000-2,000 per couple per episode, it’s not surprising that friends and family get zilch. Could this be the reason for John Maymoun’s singular style choice? Perhaps he’s using the opportunity to plug his business since he’s basically volunteering to be on camera.
— Jill Torey (@ToreyJill) December 31, 2018
John Maymoun’s Shameless Plug at Colt Johnson Wedding
When 90 Day Fiance introduced John this season, he seemed protective of Colt and a caring family member. As an air-conditioning technician, you’d think Larissa would really like him since that’s one thing she craves. Cold air! But Larissa and John get along as well as Cookie Dough and diet cat food.
After John’s nasty blowup with Larissa Christina, Debbie Johnson revealed that he isn’t as close to Colt as it appeared. In fact, Mama Debbie went on to say that John barely knows Colt, revealing they’ve only been in each other’s lives a year. According to Debbie, she never talked to John about Larissa at all. If John Maymoun hardly knows Colt Johnson and wasn’t paid to appear on 90 Day Fiance, why do it?
Debbie proved it wasn’t due to a long-standing relationship or vested interest in Colt’s well-being. And, if there’s no money to speak of, why else agree to appear on the show? Maybe to see his face on TV… or maybe to promote himself. Fans noted his one-shirt wardrobe and comments are lit. In the minds of 90 Day Fiance fans, John Maymoun and Friendly’s are synonymous. So, mission accomplished in that regard.
— TLC Network (@TLC) December 31, 2018
90 Day Fiance Fans React
90 Day Fiance followers on social media are having a field day picking apart John Maymoun’s choice of wedding attire. One thing for sure – it’s not all “friendly” fire. One viewer commented on Facebook: “Sporting that Friendly’s shirt AGAIN, I see. It’s awesome how he put so much effort into his attire to attend Coltee’s wedding.” In addition, another user wrote on Twitter: “This guy named his company Friendly’s? Talk about false advertising!”
Like in the tweet above, John has become the subject of many memes since the season finale of TLC’s 90 Day Fiance aired. Fans immortalized the HVAC company owner in a number of clever shots and turns of phrase. While most of the comments poke fun at the one-shirt-wonder, some users respect the dedication to plugging his brand: “Dude is hilarious!! He knows this wedding is such a joke- why not some free promo!! Kudos!!”
In short, John Maymoun isn’t the most-liked cast member this season on 90 Day Fiance. He is memorable, however. Be sure to watch TLC next Sunday for the explosive Tell All featuring tons of Colt Johnson and Larissa Christina drama.
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