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90 Day Fiancé star Jesse Meester has been making headlines lately, but not always for the right reasons. The reality star, who was featured on the show alongside Darcey Silva, was recently upbraided by some fans following a post that implied he had hoarded facemasks with the intention of selling them. Now, Meester has released a book about intermittent fasting, one of the latest dieting trends. However, it seems that certain negative reviews have Meester riled up, and he claims he’ll be seeking legal action against certain commenters. 

Jesse Meester faces fan backlash over post about masks 

Jesse Meester recently made and then edited an Instagram post that seemed to draw criticism from a bevy of 90 Day Fiancé fans. 

The reality star posted a picture of himself in a car mirror, and originally wrote, in part, “Before the pandemic I ordered N-95 masks to sell them online. I realized with the spread of this current pandemic it would have been selfish to proceed in any other way than donating them to where it’s needed. Today, me and my incredible team @meesterpt & @meesterstore​ donated the last few N95 masks to hospitals and help our incredible healthcare workers fighting COVID-19.”

Meester later edited the post, changing the first line to read, “Before the pandemic I had N-95 masks.”

However, he wasn’t able to make the change before some eagle-eyed fans screencapped it and began tearing into the reality star. 

One fan of the show wrote, “What a piece of sh*t for doing what he did, and an even bigger piece of sh*t for making this post for validation.”

A Reddit user added, “Seriously…to even think of capitalizing on purchasing masks before a pandemic? It’s not justifiable, no matter how you slice it. But he’s over here like ‘oh wow guys now it’s really bad, much worse than I thought so please observe me being a martyr, donating masks I intended to price gouge.’ What the actual f*ck.”

Jesse Meester receives negative reviews

Jesse Meester appeared on 90 Day Fiancé with Darcey Silva
Jesse Meester of 90 Day Fiancé | David M. Benett/Dave Benett/Getty Images)

Now, it seems Jesse Meester isn’t happy with some of the attention his new book is receiving. Meester, who advertises himself as a fitness professional, “applied psychologist,” and life coach, wrote a book about intermittent fasting. 

The book can be found on Amazon, and sports the lengthy title, Intermittent Fasting Simplified For Body & Mind Integrated With Applied Psychology. Currently, the book’s Amazon reviews sit at around 1.5 stars. The book itself costs $29.99 in paperback format.  

The book has received largely negative reviews. One Amazon reviewer wrote, “The author has no qualifications to be writing a book about nutrition or psychology. A bachelor’s degree in psychology does not qualify one as an expert in that subject matter.”

Another reviewer added, “This first thing that stood out to be was the really bad grammar, I understand english isn’t the author’s first language, but I feel like if you are going to publish a book get a good editor, because it is very distracting. Every page I read had several errors, and this is not an exaggeration. The first 5 chapters of the book are just fluff, no advice, just testimonials and lots on ‘why he wrote the book.’ The actual substantive portions of the book offer nothing unique. If you want to learn about intermittent fasting, I think there are many books that are way better (better written, easier to follow, offer better advice) [sic].”

There were also reviews that were unhelpfully negative, clearly poking fun at Meester and deriding him based on his behavior during his season of 90 Day Fiancé

The ‘90 Day Fiancé’ star threatens legal action

Jesse Meester has not been happy with his book’s reception at the hand of Amazon reviewers. Meester took to his Instagram story to threaten legal action against defamatory and false reviews. 

Meester wrote, “It has come to @amazon and our attention that some keyboard warrior have left false/defamatory reviews on Amazon without even having purchased my book. Now we have information we are looking for a US civil litigation attorney to assist in bringing legal action against anyone making false/defamatory reviews on Amazon. DM me. Thank you!” 

90 Day Fiancé fans seemed amused at Meester’s impression that he’d be able to pursue litigation against Amazon reviewers. One fan commented on Reddit, “Because lawyers are going to take up a lawsuit against random internet people. They’d LOSE money on it!”

Another added, “What is up with the 90 dayers and their misunderstanding of how lawsuits work? He’d probably try to argue his book would be a number one nyt bestseller but for some crappy amazon reviews.”