Sister Wives star Meri Brown’s entire world was rocked when she began an online relationship with someone she thought was a man — but turned out to be a woman in disguise.

And in a preview for upcoming special — Catching the Catfisher — the 45-year-old opens up about what it was like to receive threats from her online “catfish.”

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“There would always be something that interrupted that,” Meri says of attempted to meet “Sam,” who was actually a woman named Jackie Overton.

Eventually, “Sam” arranged for Meri to meet “his” friend “Lindsay.”

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“There was some excuse why he couldn’t, but she showed up. I was not comfortable around her,” Meri explains. “I just got the creeps from her. But I’m sitting here trying to be nice for her, because this is a friend of his… She basically told me, ‘Don’t ever screw with us. Don’t mess with him. Don’t hurt him. I will ruin your life. And I will ruin your family.’”

For more on Meri’s nightmare, tune in to Catching the Catfisher this Sunday at 9 p.m. on TLC!