’90 Day Fiancé’: How Brittany Really Feels About Yazan’s Parents
“You need to stop with that jealousy sh*t,” Brittany told him. “You know I do not like that. You can be jealous, but be jealous on the inside. If I decide to hug another American, because that’s our custom, that’s what I’m gonna do. You are not gonna tell me not to do it.”
“When I see your Arabic people, I’ll say ‘hi.’ But when I see my people, it’s my custom to do that,” she continued. “No, it’s so wrong for you to try and control me and tell me that my custom and my culture is wrong.”
Brittany and Yazan go to visit Yazan’s parents on ’90 Day Fiancé: The Other Way’
Things didn’t get any better when Yazan took Brittany to visit with his parents.
Yazan’s father asked Brittany and his son if they planned on getting married that weekend because they’re not supposed to live (or even be) together until they do, per his religious beliefs. Brittany lied and said they weren’t planning on getting married that weekend because she wanted her own father to be present. But, really, she just hasn’t officially gotten divorced from her ex yet. Yazan’s dad also asked Brittany about converting to Islam, but Brittany doesn’t want to convert to Islam for Yazan or anyone in his family. If she’s going to convert, she’s going to do it because she wants to and she feels it’s what’s right.
Yazan’s mother also got in on the action. She called Brittany “disrespectful.” She was particularly upset about Brittany protesting to Yazan calling her “baby.” She said that, in their culture, a woman must follow their husband’s wishes. So if Yazan wants to call Brittany “baby,” she needs to let him. Yazan’s mom also told Brittany she needs to forget her own family.
While Brittany couldn’t understand much of what was being directed at her because she doesn’t speak the language, she knew it wasn’t good.
“I’m trying to respect you guys, and I’ve been very respectful, actually, like, the last couple times I came here,” she said. “How have I been disrespectful? I don’t understand. … I’m confused. I don’t know what’s going on. I’m lost. I don’t speak the language. I’m confused. People are yelling at me. People are getting mad at me. I don’t even know what’s going on.”
“I’m not from here,” she told Yazan. “I don’t understand what’s going on. And I can’t speak this language, and I don’t know this culture. I’m sorry that I wasn’t born in Jordan. I’m sorry that I don’t know Islam. I’m sorry that I can’t speak Arabic. I’m sorry that I’m not good enough for Yazan. Like, I don’t get it. I’m sorry. “
How Brittany feels about Yazan’s parents
Despite the tense visit, when Brittany was interviewed by Entertainment Tonight in June, she said that she loves Yazan’s parents.
“I do love Yazan’s parents,” she said. “I don’t know exactly where his parents stand. I can’t speak for them and I won’t speak for them, but I will speak to say I love them and I do think they try their best to deal with the situations at hand with their experiences and their lifestyle. I think they’re just doing the best they can, and I don’t blame them and that’s their son, 100 percent, so that’s their baby and I understand all of that.”
Brittany also told ET that the “family drama” isn’t over.
“Me being crazy, family drama, Yazan being crazy,” she said with a laugh when asked what viewers can expect the rest of the season.