90 Day Fiancé star Andrei Castravet has weathered fairly a little bit of criticism from his spouse Elizabeth Potthast Castravet’s household—and loads of 90 Day Fiancé followers—for his views about girls’s roles in marriage.
Andrei is a stay-at-home dad to the couple’s child, Eleanor, whereas Elizabeth works full-time. The couple has additionally, typically at Andrei’s request, accepted cash from Elizabeth’s dad, Chuck Potthast, to maintain them (in addition to for his or her lavish second wedding ceremony in Andrei’s residence nation of Moldova). In the meantime, Andrei has strict concepts about gender roles and considers himself the “head of the family,” who ought to have the ultimate say in all choices.
In a current episode of the fifth season of TLC’s 90 Day Fiancé: Fortunately Ever After, Andrei and Elizabeth met up with Andrei’s longtime associates in his residence nation in preparation for his or her upcoming second wedding ceremony in Moldova. Andrei’s associates weren’t too impressed together with his unemployed standing—and let him know in no unsure phrases what they considered it.
Andrei and Elizabeth Castravet with child Eleanor | Elizabeth Potthast Castravet through InstagramAndrei instructed his associates that his spouse labored for him
When Andrei’s associates requested if he’d gotten a job within the U.S. but, the 90 Day Fiancé star simply laughed their query off. “I’m not working. Why ought to I be working?” he requested sarcastically, seeming cavalier about the entire thought.
However Andrei’s confidantes didn’t appear impressed by his angle.
“A person ought to work,” one among Andrei’s associates warned him.
“The girl is working for me,” Andrei bragged, pointing to Elizabeth.
Elizabeth appeared aggravated and instructed Andrei she might perceive what he was
saying, despite the fact that she wasn’t fluent in his native language.
Sergiu, one among Andrei’s longtime associates, instantly started to push again towards Andrei’s air of entitlement. “Simply watch that someday, the lady will kick you out of the home,” he joked, seeming half-serious.
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The ’90 Day Fiancé’ star’s associates mocked him for being a ‘housewife’
When Andrei’s associates started to rib him for his choice not
to work, Elizabeth was glad to affix in. “Did you inform them that you just nonetheless need
to be the pinnacle of the family, despite the fact that you’re not working?” she needed to
“You’re a housewife, proper?” Sergiu requested his good friend
Andrei didn’t appear offended by his associates’ jokes and sarcasm. “Yeah, I’m a housewife,” the 90 Day Fiancé star agreed. “In America, it’s totally different.”
One other of Andrei’s associates and former roommates, Marcel,
instructed Andrei that he didn’t approve of his life selections. “One thing is mistaken
right here,” he mentioned critically. “I don’t find out about you, however I prefer to work.”
Marcel instructed 90 Day Fiancé producers that he didn’t
just like the individual Andrei was turning into within the U.S. He argued that Andrei needs to be
working tougher to offer for his household.
“In my view, a person ought to work. And a lady ought to handle the home and household,” Marcel mentioned. “America has sort of modified Andrei. He was a tough employee. He’s turning into too delicate. I don’t prefer it.”
Andrei insisted he was nonetheless the pinnacle of the family
Andrei tried to defend himself, insisting that he wasn’t
working due to “equality” between the sexes within the U.S.
However an in depth buddy of Andrei’s, Octavian, shot again, “You’re
each speculated to be working, then.”
The 90 Day Fiancé star defined additional, “No,
equality is that you’re speculated to handle the newborn, and the lady is
working.” Nonetheless, his associates argued that Andrei needs to be working, irrespective of
what, and appeared confused by the brand new father’s angle in the direction of employment.
Elizabeth’s husband additionally instructed 90 Day Fiancé producers that he absolutely supposed to stay in command of his household, although he was a stay-at-home dad.
“They elevate kids in a different way right here,” Andrei mentioned of the
U.S. “And despite the fact that Elizabeth goes to work, that doesn’t change a factor.
I’m at all times going to nonetheless be the person of the home, and I’m going to make the
choices for the household. And that’s the way it’s gonna be.”