deavan didn’t have constructive suggestions about filming for 90 day fiance: the different means. pic credit score: discovery+

Former actuality TV star Deavan Clegg says she was compelled to work lengthy hours for a meager wage whereas filming for 90 Day Fiance: The Different Means.

Deavan and her ex, Jihoon Lee, have been launched to 90 Day Fiance viewers throughout Season 1 of The Different Means, which aired in 2019.

The previous couple continued to share their storyline with viewers in Season 2 however have since walked away from filming actuality tv.

Now that Deavan’s contract with Sharp Leisure has expired, she’s speaking concerning the cons of airing her private life on nationwide TV.

Deavan carried out a Q&A in her Instagram Story, prompting her followers to ask her “anything” about her time on 90 Day Fiance.

One of many questions got here from a fan who wished to know the way “staged” filming for the 90 Day Fiance franchise is.

Deavan Clegg dished on 90 Day Fiance: The Different Means scenes being ‘planned out’

In line with Deavan, it’s a “difficult” query to reply, however she went into element about scenes being deliberate forward of time, significantly when it concerned going someplace comparable to a restaurant.

“Everything is planned out in advance,” Deavan wrote in her reply. “Any time we filmed at a location it was already booked and prepared by a location manager. We would just show up.”

Deavan defined that on-location visits must be deliberate days or perhaps weeks prematurely with a purpose to safe filming permits. In reality, Deavan mentioned that every part was deliberate forward of time, together with her meals, which she says was ordered by producers earlier within the day.

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deavan instructed her instagram followers that 90 day fiance producers “staged” her segments. pic credit score: @deavanclegg/instagram

The mother of three instructed her followers that producers would encourage dramatic storylines by saying issues like, “okay tomorrow we are planning on taking you to a fish market and you can act surprised and culture shocked.”

Deavan talks ‘extremely long’ work days and being ‘severely underpaid’

In one other slide, Deavan talked concerning the worst a part of her expertise filming for the 90 Day Fiance franchise. For Deavan, it was the grueling schedule, working “extremely long” hours, even filming for 12 to 14 hours on some days.

deavan clegg talks filming 90 day fiance in her instagram story
deavan claims that she was compelled to movie for 12 to 14 hours per day on 90 day fiance: the different means. pic credit score: @deavanclegg/instagram

Not solely did Deavan complain concerning the lengthy work days, however she additionally griped about her compensation. The TLC alum instructed one other follower that she was paid simply $1,000 per episode.

Opposite to common perception, Deavan additionally claimed that she was required to pay for her journey prices in addition to parking and meals throughout filming, though she was generally reimbursed for some issues, comparable to clothes, however not till filming ended.

deavan clegg talked about getting paid for 90 day fiance in her instagram story
deavan additionally opened up about being “severely underpaid” for filming. pic credit score: @deavanclegg/instagram

Her look on the Inform Alls, Deavan mentioned, paid barely greater than common episodes of 90 Day Fiance. Though she raked in $1,500 for the Inform All, she instructed her followers that she was nonetheless “Severely under paid for everything.”

“I was close to breaking even,” Deavan mentioned of the cash she put out for journey, meals, and clothes in comparison with the quantity she was reimbursed.

And, to make issues worse, Deavan mentioned that she was “highly discouraged” by producers from doing promotional work and podcasts and was even requested to “stop doing [her] YouTube channel.”

“This is how I made money and they didn’t like that,” Deavan wrote.

Regardless of talking out concerning the working circumstances whereas filming for the 90 Day Fiance franchise and beforehand calling her expertise “traumatizing,” Deavan lately admitted that she can be open to returning — however with contingencies.

The 26-year-old Utah native admitted that she’s been provided alternatives to movie for TLC once more however mentioned the one means she would agree can be “If it showed the truth and our real story instead of a story planned out for views.”

90 Day Fiance: The Different Means airs on Mondays at 8/7c on TLC.