For 90 Day Fiance fans, it’s no surprise that some couples are already on the road before filming. From struggling with long-distance love to getting to know future in-laws, the couples on Season 8 of the hit TLC series have already stacked the odds against them. Add to that some reality TV drama, get the cameras rolling, and some scandals guaranteed to follow.
The new pair of Jovi Dufren and Yara Zaya seem to surface like a match made in Instagram Heaven, yet they’ve had their share of problems as well. In the season premiere their love story was highlighted from Jovi Dufren’s perspective: a playboy from New Orleans, who surprisingly settled with the Ukrainian beauty Yara Zaya. While Yara Zaya has just landed in the US on the K-1 visa in episode 2, it seems that they still have a few things to figure out in the 90 days before they make the decision. Keep scrolling to find out why Jovi almost broke off their engagement months earlier.
90 Day Fiance: Jovi Dufren and Yara Zaya Are Making İt Work After Having An Unexpected Loss
As an underwater engineer Jovi Dufren travels the world for his work. He matched with fiancé Yara Zaya on a dating app while in the Ukraine. Their expected one-night stand turned into a long-term relationship, and Jovi accompanied Jovi Dufren on his travels. After six months of dating, the couple received unexpected news: Yara Zaya was pregnant. Jovi Dufren quickly made a proposal before applying for the K-1 visa, so that Yara could move to America to start a family.
According to TV Insider, Yara had a miscarriage during the visa process and Jovi questioned herself about continuing the marriage. However, the loss brought them closer together and Jovi stayed close. On the screen, the couple is still planning to continue the marriage.
However, Jovi Dufren’s friends and family are skeptical about whether he is ready to settle. The couple has already had some problems with the move, because Yara Zaya started complaining about how dirty New Orleans is during the second episode. “Ukraine may be poor, but it looks better,” she said to the camera.