90 Day Fiance star Erika Owens (Stephanie Matto’s ex-girlfriend) unloaded about her reality TV experience. Since being on TLC, she’s used her platform for good causes. Erika shaved her head for charity recently. But, being on a reality television show hasn’t always been easy for her. She has been the target of hate from some viewers. But, she isn’t letting her haters bring her down.
90 Day Fiance: Before the 90 Days – Erika Owens Ditches Iconic Hair
Last month, Erika Owens did the unthinkable. The Aussie starlet shaved off her two-tone hairstyle. However, she ditched her pink and purple hair for a good cause. Erika raised money for Australian cancer research. She was able to raise over $10,000 for the charity. It was hard for her to let go of her locks.
But, she knew it was all for a good reason. And, in return, she got a new look. However, the 90 Day Fiance: Before the 90 Days reality star didn’t end her hair makeover there. After Erika Owens shaved her hair off, she dyed her hair a neon yellow.
She referred to the look as “tennis ball chic.” But, that color didn’t last long. 90 Day Fiance‘s Erika recently dyed her locks the colors of the rainbow.
Erika Opens up about Past Struggles
Fans know Erika Owens for her bright and bubbly personality. The 90 Day Fiance cast member recently opened up to fans about her struggles with body image as a teenager. Erika said that she was so “unhealthy and unhappy” when she was younger. It breaks her heart to see the younger version of herself.
However, Erika is proud of how far she has come “physically and mentally” since then. 90 Day Fiance’s Erika may have overcome her struggles, but she doesn’t feel like people should make comments about someone’s weight or appearance. She said that those people are keeping the “diet culture” alive. Even if someone means well with their words, Erika feels like their “opinions” are not needed.
She thinks that professionals should be the only ones giving advice. Erika Owens has been open about getting many hate comments from 90 Day Fiance viewers about her appearance. Most of them are negative and focus on her weight. She slammed haters for calling her “fat” and an “unhealthy” person.
90 Day Fiance Celeb Shares Pros and Cons of TV Show
Erika Owens recently revealed her thoughts on being on the spin-off show. A fan was curious to know if she regretted being on television. She replied to the fan that “most days,” she regrets it. She said being on the TLC show gave “people the excuse that I deserve to be belittled and bullied.”
Then, she said that she’d like to be herself again without being criticized. However, Erika Owens’ experience on 90 Day Fiance: Before the 90 Days wasn’t all negative. Stephanie Matto’s ex admitted “some good” came from it. Erika also said that she is “grateful” for the experience. But it hasn’t been easy for her.
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