’90 Day Fiance’ Geoffrey Paschel Throws Shade at TLC For Not Being Included in the Tell-All
Reality TV thrives off drama and 90 Day Fiancé participant Geoffrey Paschel has certainly offered lots of that during his time with the show. Not only is he involved in an international love triangle, but his criminal past has recently been revealed, shocking most fans. In an incredibly rare twist, Paschel may actually have too much drama for the show. He won’t be allowed to participate in the Tell-All reunion episode, but is that his own fault, or should we blame TLC?
Geoffrey Paschel appears on 90 Day Fiancé
TLC’s popular reality show, 90 Day Fiancé follows couples who are involved in a long-distance relationship, with one person living in the United States, and the other internationally. Due to immigration guidelines, the lover who lives outside the country is given a 90-day visa to join their partner in the US. The couple must get married during that time span, or be deported back to their country of origin.
Paschel joined the show in its fourth season after falling for Varya Malina in Russia. After communicating long-distance for some time, Paschel traveled to Russia, with the intent to ask Malina to marry him. But before he could do that, Paschel tried to explain his criminal past, in the hopes that Malina would still accept him. Surprised by his revelation, and worried about what her family might think, Malina declined to marry Paschel. So, he returned to the US, thinking the relationship was over.
After returning home, Paschel started a new relationship with a long-time friend, Mary Wallace, according to Your Tango. But Malina was having second thoughts. She actually decided to give Paschel another chance, traveling all the way to the US to surprise him, where she encounters Wallace. So, you can see, TLC should be thrilled with all the drama Paschel has created for audiences. After all, reality TV usually loves this stuff.
Geoffrey Paschel has a criminal past
Unfortunately, Paschel may actually have too much drama for the show, and most of it is because of his criminal history, according to Oxygen. It appears that TLC didn’t do a very good job researching their participants before the show started because otherwise Paschel might not have been asked to join.
In addition to spending 30 months in prison for drug charges when he was 19, Paschel has also been recently accused of abusing his ex-girlfriend. Knox News located in Knoxville, Tennessee is reporting that Paschel was required to appear in court, after being arrested in June 2019 for aggravated kidnapping, domestic assault, interference with emergency calls, and vandalism.
In a petition to the court seeking protection, Paschel’s ex describes the abuse. “He repeatedly bashed/slammed my head into the hardwood floors of my home,” the report says. “He dragged me through the house by my hair and continued throwing my body into walls and furniture. I know this because of blood on my walls, furniture, etc.”
Geoffrey Paschel won’t be a part of the 90 Day Fiance Tell-All episode
Fans were shocked that Paschel was still a part of the show after his criminal past was revealed to the public. However, it appears that TLC is taking some steps to distance themselves from him. According to Daily Soap Dish, a show insider reported that “Geoffrey and Varya were NOT part of the Tell All filmed this past weekend.”
The same story reports that TLC confirmed they did not ask Paschel to appear on the Tell-All, but they did invite Malina to be a part of the episode. However, Malina replied that she would not appear without Paschel.
During a live stream, as reported by Soap Dirt, a fan asked Paschel why he wasn’t on the Tell-All episode. Unfortunately, he didn’t give any specific details. “Ask them why I wasn’t on it,” Paschel said.
At this point, fans are assuming that TLC received too much backlash for featuring someone accused of abuse toward a former partner. But until they release more details, that’s all viewers have to go on. Paschel isn’t saying much about the decision either. He may have contractual obligations not to speak about the issue. However, it’s clear that it wasn’t his decision, and that he isn’t happy about being pushed off the Tell-All episode.