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This viral clip from ’90 Day Fiancé’ is sparking discourse over…well, a lot of things

Remember Rosemarie Vega from the show “90 Day Fiancé: Before the 90 Days”? Yeah, now we have a new Filipina to add to our roster of iconic women: David Dangerfield and Sheila Mangubat’s Filipina ASL interpreter, Aimee.

But wait, she’s not the actual main character of the show. So, why are we talking about her? Well, funnily enough, she’s sort of made a name for herself on the show because of her role in the relationship of David and Sheila. And ICYDK, David Dangerfield is a deaf and mute man from Nebraska, prompting him to hire Aimee for her help to interpret his signing to his Cebuana girlfriend, Sheila Mangubat.

However, this wasn’t an easy acceptance on the part of Sheila, who was seen to be visibly jealous of the fact that David’s interpreter is a young woman. Sheila had also said in an interview that she would have preferred to hire a man instead of a woman.

This whole jealousy shtick had reality TV show lovers in a twist, and when Filipinos themselves caught wind of it, well, let’s say they had a good time with it, sending all kinds of reactions and comments analyzing Sheila’s reactions.


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Fans of the show also had divided reactions on the whole thing. Some were supportive of Sheila, saying that it was good that she was very honest with her feelings and understood where she was coming from. Others, on the other hand, called her out for her insecurity and at the same time calling out David for asking his interpreter some personal questions that “he had no business of asking about.”

Some fans and a media outlet also praised Aimee for winning the IDGAF war with the whole “Sheila being jealous” situation. Aimee was seen to be professional, while still being empathetic and sensitive in her role as David’s interpreter, offering her support even in the tragic and sudden death of Sheila’s mother who she had just met the night before.

Can we give some love to Aimee (David interpreter), she didnt know what she signed up for and really was there for both of them always with a lot of respact
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In other clips, Aimee was also seen to not have interpreted Sheila’s feelings of shame to David when they were discussing Sheila’s house needing repairs.


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Aimee has been an important part of David and Sheila’s relationship, and for that, she deserves some appreciation. It really isn’t easy being a third wheel all the time, and kudos to her for translating 3 languages all at once!


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