90 Day Fiance: Before the 90 Days star Stephanie Matto ripped into haters over comments made about her appearance on the show. She spoke about the events around her not telling her mom that she was dating a woman.
Stephanie makes it sound like she never intended on coming out to her mom on national television.
90 Day Fiance: Before the 90 Days – Stephanie Matto Claims She’s Not on Show for Fame
Stephanie Matto has been getting tons of hate online. Some 90 Day Fiance: Before the 90 Days fans believe that she went on the show to gain fame. Stephanie said that she has “never tried to profit off” being apart of the TLC franchise.
Stephanie says that that she doesn’t “sell poop tea and made in China garbage” to her followers. But in fact she does. Her YouTube videos are monetized and the platform shows video ads on her channel which Stephanie has no control over. So if many made in China products are sold over her channel.
The 90 Day Fiance: Before the 90 Days cast member was moderately successful before going on the TLC show. According to Stephanie Matto, the show “barely paid” her anything.”Barely Paid” is a very vague term. For some, what she was paid is a small fortune. Over a years worth of income for many. It’s a very large amount in today’s challenging times when more people every week are losing their jobs.
Stephanie’s subscriber base on YouTube has only grown about 30 thousand subscribers since 90 Day Fiance was announced. But the number of views her videos are getting has gone up a lot. When getting paid as a YouTuber, it’s all about the view count. And in that aspect, Stephanie Matto has really cashed in from the TLC show. The money she had made from the extra views probably dwarfs the amount she was paid by the network.
She also said that Erika Owens also got a pay-check from being on the show. So, Erika was able to gain something as well.
Stephanie Felt Pressured to Come out on TV
Stephanie Matto’s sexuality has been a topic of conversation among fans. Some fans have said they don’t believe that she is bisexual. Stephanie said that if she wasn’t bisexual then why didn’t she “fake it with a guy if that is who I was truly attracted to?” She also said that if she was faking it why did her relationship with Erika Owens “crash and burn?”
The 90 Day Fiance: Before the 90 Days reality star allegedly felt pressure from production to come out to her mom. Stephanie Matto said that the show’s producers “did try to make things easy” on her. But, she just wasn’t sure if she should come out on “national TV or to do it in private.” Stephanie had “a lot to consider.”
However, her story doesn’t line up with what she has posted in the past. Stephanie Matto for years has made videos for her channel with titles like “My BiCurious Experience – I Was in Love With a Girl” where she shares her experiences with other women.
Stephanie Matto also claims she didn’t want to have that conversation with her mom over a video call on 90 Day Fiance. And with someone she hasn’t “even built a solid foundation with.” At the time, she and Erika Owens were having problems in their relationship. Stephanie said that her mom’s approval is important to her. So, she needed to feel sure before introducing her to anyone.
90 Day Fiance Celeb Happy with Decision
Ultimately, Stephanie Matto didn’t tell her mom she was dating a lady. Erika Owens found it disappointing. Since Erika had come out to her parents with Stephanie by her side. But, Stephanie said that it is her choice on how she comes out. She said that she is “so happy I stuck to my guns” with her decision. Even though she felt that it might make her look bad “on a TV show.”
The 90 Day Fiance: Before the 90 Days castmate has been trying to not give her online trolls attention. But, Stephanie Matto said she “had to go off.” She also said she “always chose the high road instead of standing up” for herself. She now plans to go back to “making the same money” and going back to “peaceful irrelevancy.”
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