Not OK! 90 Day Fiancé: Before the 90 Days star Rebecca Parrot‘s boyfriend, Zied Hakimi, has been getting a ton of backlash online after a very tense scene that aired on TLC on Sunday, October 6. During the episode, Zied, 26, got very upset with Rebecca, 47, after he learned that she had some old photos of her ex on her phone and fans felt Zied has exhibited some abusive behavior during their argument. But on Wednesday, October 9, Rebecca took to Instagram to set the record straight, slam fans’ abuse claims and defend her man.
“I need to make something VERY CLEAR. Zied has NEVER been abusive. Zied would NEVER be abusive. This is dangerous to make light of and it needs to stop now,” Rebecca wrote in the caption of a selfie video where she reiterated the point she was trying to make. “I understand that the preview was misleading. However the scene in its full entirety was very clear! Zied was apologizing to me and I was the one who pulled away from him. I was angry, not Zied.”
The scene in question took place after Zied cooled off a bit from their fight. He went to find Rebecca, who had walked away from him, and he tried to apologize to her for losing his temper and for acting out with jealousy. At one point, Zied wrapped his hand around the back of Rebecca’s neck and it looked like he had a tight grip on her neck as he seemingly tried to pull her face in closer to his. Rebecca seemed visibly upset and tried to pull away from Zied, and that’s when fans took to social media to express their concerns about what they perceived to be abusive behavior.
“Zied grabbing Rebecca by the neck is a huge red flag. That’s abusive behavior used to exert dominance. Not that there haven’t already been 50 other red flags
#90dayfiance #90dayfiancebeforethe90days,” one fan tweeted. Another fan wrote, “Another abusive situation Rebecca and Zeid #90dayfiance.”
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But Rebecca wanted to make it clear that while it did seem that way, it was simply not the case. “As an abuse survivor in previous relationships, I would never allow this, and would never make excuses for it,” she continued. “In addition, TLC and Sharp Entertainment would not only not have allowed it, but would not have aired it. It is dangerous to make accusations like this, and make it look like I’m making excuses. As there are women watching in actually dangerous relationships that think if I’m staying with this man, it’s okay for them to. It is never okay to be in any relationship that is even slightly abusive. Reality TV likes to create drama, and did that with the preview. The scene in its entirety, clearly shows Zied was not being abusive in ANY way. Be responsible with your accusations. #domesticabuseisnotokay.”
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