He’s setting the record straight. 90 Day Fiancé star Jonathan Rivera shut down the rumors that he cheated on his estranged wife, Fernanda Flores, while they were still together. While taking to Instagram, the TLC star clarified that he met his new girlfriend after they had parted ways. Jonathan said that he never abused or neglected his former flame, claiming that he only treated Fernanda with the utmost respect. Scroll through the gallery for all of the new details.
Jonathan, 32, is ready to embark upon the next chapter of his life, but not without clearing up some misconceptions first.
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The reality star recently went public with his new girlfriend, which led some to believe that he cheated on Fernanda while they were still together.
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Clearing the Air
After hearing about the swirling infidelity rumors, Jonathan decided to set the record straight with a statement he shared on an Instagram fan page.
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“I never cheated on her. I met my girlfriend months after our separation,” the TLC alum wrote. As you may recall, Jonathan confirmed his separation with Fernanda during an interview with In Touch in January.
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Rehashing the Past
In his new statement, Jonathan also let it be known that he never “abused” Fernanda during the course of their relationship, explaining that he always treated her well.
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Shutting Down Rumors
“I never threatened her, I never neglected her. I gave her everything I had and treated her with nothing but respect,” the 90DF star continued.
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Jonathan confessed that he was patient and only decided to give up on their romance when Fernanda, 20, showed him “who she really was.”
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From this point forward, Jon said that he will no longer be responding to any more “outrageous allegations.”
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A New Beginning
And that’s not all. The TLC alum confirmed that he’s officially signed the divorce papers. “I am happy and moving on with my life,” he concluded.
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Sharing Her Thoughts
Only one day ago, Fernanda posted a comment of her own, shutting down rumors that she’s trying to take everything that Jonathan is worth post-split.
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She claimed that Jonathan actually has debt in the comment section of her new Instagram post, something he has since denied.
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Fernanda said she only decided to share her side of the story because she’s “tired” of people saying that she only wants his money, noting how her ex “is dead” to her at this point.
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Keeping It Moving
In the wake of their split, Fernanda has been living in Chicago pursuing her modeling career and she’s also been focused on her fitness.
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On the other hand, Jonathan has since debuted his new girlfriend on Instagram, but has chosen not to show her face out of respect.
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Jonathan recently shared an adventurous photo with his girlfriend tagged in the Caribbean Islands on May 24. He captioned it, “All I need in this life of sin.”
We’re wishing Jonathan and Fernanda the best as they both move on with their lives.