Benjamin and Akinyi have gone through so many things on 90 Day Fiance: Before The 90 Days that they have become one of the most popular couples on the franchise. In a recent Q/A session, Akinyi revealed personal details and made it sound like nothing is a big deal. However, we hope she realizes that nothing is ever NOT a big deal once you are a part of the reality TV industry. The latest revelation is that Akinyi has never received an engagement ring from Benjamin.
90 Day Fiance: Akinyi Doesn’t Wear An Engagement Ring
Benjamin traveled far and wide to ask for Akinyi’s hand in marriage. However, the fact that he has never given her an engagement ring is shocking. Since the beginning, viewers have been pondering over the bride price he has to give to her family. Since Benjamin also has a child to take care of, most fans of the show don’t even approve of the relationship. Of course, giving a bride price is unacceptable if you have a child to take care of, according to them.
Nevertheless, Ben is ready to follow the tradition of Kenya. He is going to pay the bride price in exchange for Akinyi’s hand in marriage. People have been criticizing Akinyi and call her a gold digger. She is in the fashion industry, and the 90 Day Fiance exposure will do her some great networking. Because of this, some fans also doubt that she is using Ben for some exposure to boost her career.
90 Day Fiance: Akinyi Not Having an Engagement Ring, Is It Even a Big Deal?
Benjamin has agreed to almost all the conditions Akinyi, and her family has put forward. He is willing to pay the bride price. Moreover, he came all the way to Kenya to convince her family that he will keep Akinyi happy. The fact that he went out of the way to make her happy counts.
As for his financial situation, he has already spent a lot of plane tickets. Plus, the cost of living in Kenya is also involved in the brief time he was there. Since the time and money distribution for the care of his son is not equal for him and his ex anymore, she might even take him to court. If the judge asks him to pay child support, he will have even more limited finances.
In spite of all this, when internet trolls attacked Akinyi and her family, he defended them. So, we can say that he might not be in a condition to give Akinyi a token of love in the form of an engagement ring. Let us know your thoughts in the comments below. Stay tuned for more 90 Day Fiance updates.