90 Day Fiance star Deavan Clegg and her husband Jihoon Lee shared the story on how they met each other. Deavan and Jihoon come from two different parts of the world. So, fans were curious as to how the couple’s relationship came to be. In a new video, Jihoon and Deavan open up about their first meeting and how their son came into the picture.
90 Day Fiance: The Other Way – Jihoon Lee & Deavan Clegg Meet on Phone App
Before he had even heard of 90 Day Fiance, Jihoon Lee woke up with a hangover in May 2018 – and, he was bored. To cure his boredom he watched a movie with his friend. Jihoon said that in the movie they showed the dating app Tinder. He had never heard of Tinder and found the concept interesting. So, he download the app and started to search for girls who were living internationally.
While searching, the 90 Day Fiance cast member found Deavan Clegg. Deavan said she was on Tinder after getting out of a two-year relationship. She was also bored and decided to switch to the international feature. She was curious to see how other people’s profiles were in other countries. Jihoon Lee swiped right on Deavan and she did the same for a match.
Deavan Clegg Makes the First Move
Deavan Clegg was the one to start a conversation with Jihoon Lee. According to Jihoon, she sent him a heart eye emoji. At first, there was a language barrier. Since Deavan didn’t speak any Korean and Jihoon didn’t speak English. But, with a translator app, they were able to communicate with each other. So, it made it easy for the two to get to know each other.
The 90 Day Fiance reality celeb, Deavan Clegg, told Jihoon Lee that she was a mom to a two-year-old. Jihoon said that it was unusual for a teen to be a mom in South Korea. Deavan Clegg was 19 when she had her daughter Drascilla Clegg. Yet, Jihoon was fine with the idea of Deavan being a young mom.
90 Day Fiance: Finally, Jihoon Meets His Future Wife in America
Deavan Clegg and Jihoon Lee then spoke to each other every weekend. According to Deavan, some of their video calls were six hours long. She said that the two would even play games with each other while on the phone. For Deavan, it “felt like a date.” She said that a week into their relationship, Jihoon told her that he was in love with her.
Three months after the 90 Day Fiance future parents were talking, Jihoon Lee bought a ticket to America. Deavan said that it took her six hours to get ready to go to the airport. Jihoon told her that he was going to make their first meeting romantic. But, it was far from it. Deavan said it was very awkward and not romantic at all.
Although, Jihoon Lee and his wife Deavan Clegg were able to turn things around over a nice meal at McDonald’s. The couple then spent the rest of the day hanging out at their hotel. The couple ended their first day together by making their son Taeyang Lee. Fans already know what happened next. The pair became a part of the cast of The Other Way.
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