She’s over the criticism. 90 Day Fiancé star Nicole Nafziger is defending her relationship with Azan Tefou (Hassan M’Raouni) in a new Instagram Q&A. The TLC alum addressed how she doesn’t care what nay-sayers say about her blossoming romance, because she found happiness with Azan and that’s all that matters. Nicole also confirmed they are still going strong and mentioned how she can’t wait to start a life together in America. Scroll through the gallery for details.
Nicole and Azan’s love story has captivated viewers from the moment they first appeared on the hit reality show. The two reportedly met on an international dating app and she later traveled to Morocco to meet Azan.
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Still Going Strong
Fast forward to now, and the couple has been together for over three and a half years. Nicole, 25, currently resides in Florida, so they do their best to make their long-distance relationship work.
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Trusting the Process
Even so, Nicole has faced no shortage of criticism over their romance since fans have often wondered why they postponed their wedding — not once, but twice.
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The reality star dealt with more scrutiny because it’s been a year since they have seen each other, due to their several planned (then canceled) trips.
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During the tell-all, Nicole said that her costar Colt Johnson even asked if their relationship was real, so clearly there’s some skepticism surrounding them.
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Clearing the Air
Now, Nicole is passionately defending her romance with Azan, 26, in a Q&A. One fan asked her point-blank if she believed the concerns about her fiancé.
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The question read, “Do you understand why everyone is doubtful about you/Azan and just don’t care or do you not see it?” Nicole cleared the air with her candid response.
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Shutting Down Haters
“I do not care if people are doubtful about my relationship. It is MY relationship so. Trust me, if it was bad as ya’ll think, I would have left,” she wrote.
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Defending Her Beau
“But it’s not and I’m happy,” the TLC alum continued. “That’s my man and I can’t wait for him to be in the U.S. with me. We’ll have a really good life here.”
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As far as how she deals with the haters, Nicole said that she lets them “talk to the hand.” The reality star revealed that she doesn’t let people who don’t really know her get under her skin.
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Making It Work
Nicole also revealed that she and Azan stay in touch by chatting daily. So, what about her thoughts on continuing the show?
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“You never seem like you’re really into [it] anymore,” one fan mentioned. Nicole coyly replied, “The only thing I’m into is Azan.”
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Spilling the Tea
During the Q&A, Nicole even opened up about her favorite things in Morocco. The TLC alum said she loves the way Azan makes Tajine and tea. Nicole revealed that she also likes the Riads, a Moroccan style bed and breakfast.
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Of course, one of Nicole’s followers asked if she and Azan have already exchanged their vows. “Not married yet,” Nicole replied.
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Time Will Tell
The reality star also confirmed that she’s “so happy” this season of 90DF is over.