90 Day Fiance: The Other Way couple Corey Rathgeber and Evelin Villegas may take their relationship to the next level or fall apart at the seams, as a preview for the finale episode shows Corey proposing marriage — so did Evelin say “yes” and are they still together?
[90 Day Fiance: The Other Way Spoiler Warning: Please stop reading right now if you are not interested in learning if Corey and Evelin are still together and what has happened since 90 Day Fiance: The Other Way’s filming finished].
Corey, a 31-year-old from Mill A, WA, and Evelin, a 26-year-old from Engabao, Ecuador, star on the debut season of 90 Day Fiance: The Other Way.
90 Day Fiance: The Other Way has shown Corey moving from the United States to Engabao, Ecuador, where he has been trying to adjust to a completely different culture and lifestyle away from his family and friends.
Although Evelin and Corey seemed madly in love when he moved, Evelin is a bit of a free spirit, and Corey knew he had his work cut out for him if he was going to convince her to settle down and get married.
Corey and Evelin began growing closer once Corey left his old life behind, but he struggled to trust Evelin and get over her relationship with an ex-boyfriend, a guy whom Evelin was serious with and her local friends apparently respected and admired more than Corey.
Evelin also revealed she had “made a mistake” with her ex when she and Corey were on a break.
Corey said Evelin didn’t consider her behavior with her ex to be cheating at the time, but the incident apparently bothered Corey immensely because Evelin had asked for space from him at the time, not the other way around.
Corey therefore told Evelin it wasn’t healthy to be friends with her ex because he knew what the guy’s intentions were.
Corey had difficulty leaving Evelin’s history in the past, but he promised Evelin they would move forward because he only had 60 days left to propose, get married and apply for citizenship in Ecuador before his tourist visa ran out.
However, in a subsequent episode of the TLC reality series, Corey also learned Evelin had “a fling” with their mutual friend in Ecuador named Raul. Raul had told Corey he and Evelin “hooked up a few times” before, and Corey was really upset.
Corey wished Evelin had been the person to tell him this, and he began wondering if moving to Ecuador was “the worst mistake” of his life.
Corey and Evelin’s experience in Ecuador together was filled with ups and downs, until Corey’s father unexpectedly passed away.
The death of Corey’s father prompted Evelin to be nothing but supportive.
Corey returned to Washington for three weeks following his father’s death in order to be there for his family, but he and Evelin appeared to Skype often and she offered him a shoulder to lean on. She even wore her engagement ring in one of their sessions.
Corey hated leaving his mother behind in America, but he chose to fly back to Ecuador once things had settled down for his family.
By this point, Corey only had thirty days left on his visa in Ecuador.
Upon Corey’s arrival at the airport, Evelin was actually waiting there for him this time.
Corey was absolutely thrilled to see her, and he was so relieved Evelin wasn’t going to make him take the bus again. Evelin also claimed she was so happy to see Corey and it felt like she hadn’t seen him in a year or two.
But Evelin told the cameras she didn’t want to get married and admitted it had never been one of her dreams.
Evelin still wanted to prove to Corey, however, how much she cared for him, so she assured Corey that she had blocked her ex in every way and would no longer have any communication with him after five years of fighting over it.
Evelin said she had a great friendship with her ex but understood Corey’s concerns and wanted him to trust her and be happy.
Meanwhile, Corey said Evelin’s effort showed she really cared about their relationship and wanted things to work.
However, Corey was still hoping Evelin would accept a marriage proposal from him within the next thirty days — or else he’d have to return to the United States alone and without a fiancee.
So did Corey and Evelin end up breaking up, or is the 90 Day Fiance couple still together?
Until recently, Evelin had regularly been posting cute photos with Corey and gushing about their romance on Instagram.
In addition to posting photos showing the pair enjoying their time in Ecuador together, Evelin had also defended herself, Corey and their relationship on more than one occasion.
Corey had also done similarly and defended Evelin from online haters and trolls on his own Instagram account.
However, that all suddenly changed a couple of weeks ago, and it now appears the 90 Day Fiance couple has broken-up and split!
In early September, Evelin posted a couple of videos of herself dancing with a man at a club on her Instagram Stories. Evelin was dancing, singing and having a great time, and at one point, the man had his arms wrapped around her.
On September 18, Evelin also posted a video on her Instagram account wishing Corey a happy birthday. But in the process, she revealed Corey had blocked her and was spending his birthday away from Evelin!
“I’m not trying to be disrespectful to Corey at all. I can do things too, you know, about his father. That happened eight months ago… and so people shouldn’t be using that as an excuse for hating on me,” Evelin said in the video, referencing the death of Corey’s father, which happened earlier this year although the incident just recently aired on TLC.
“I’m not going to stop having fun just because some people don’t like it. And also, I just want to say happy birthday, Corey! I can’t believe you blocked me, but it’s cool. We’re good.”
She concluded at the time, “So yeah, everybody can tell Corey ‘happy birthday’ from me since I can’t tell him. Anyways, everybody have a great, great day — just like I will.”
Based on a post Corey made on September 19, he appeared to spend his birthday in America, celebrating in his home state of Washington while Evelin was in Ecuador.
In the post, Corey seemed to admit his relationship was on the rocks, but essentially said it’s no one’s business but his own.
“I know a lot of you have questions about me and Evelin, but that is personal and strictly between me and her. Thank you for understanding and respecting our relationship,” Corey captioned the image of himself overlooking a beautiful mountainous landscape.
“And thanks to everyone who wished me a Happy Birthday yesterday. I appreciate all the love and support. #Mountain #hike #explore #love #live #life #tlc #90dayfiance #relationship #90dayfiancetheotherway #beautiful #view #wa #washington #washingtonstate #coreyandevelin #birthday #happybirthday #me.”
Corey then visited fellow 90 Day Fiance alums David Toborowsky and Annie Suwan in Arizona alone without Evelin.
On September 20, 90 Day Fiance Instagrammer John Yates posted a screenshot showing Evelin and her 90 Day Fiance: The Other Way co-star Laura Jallali conducting an Instagram Live session together in Ecuador during which they reportedly confirmed they had each recently ended their relationships.
According to the posting, the women appeared to have been drinking before the Live session and reportedly said they were “together mending their broken hearts.”
“Looks like no one pays attention to our contracts,” 90 Day Fiance: The Other Way co-star Deavan Clegg commented on Yates’ posting.
“Or they forget about it after they’ve tossed 100 back,” Yates replied.
Laura paid a visit to Evelin in Ecuador following the apparent demise of her own relationship with Aladin Jallali. (Click here for more spoiler details about Laura and Aladin’s current status.)
If there was any hope of Evelin and Corey getting back together, that all seemed to go out the window in early October, when Corey apparently went on a date with 90 Day Fiance alum Larissa Christina Dos Santos Lima following his extended visit with David and Annie.
Corey apparently headed to Las Vegas and met up with Larissa on October 2.
Larissa — who starred on Season 6 of 90 Day Fiance and Season 4 of 90 Day Fiance: Happily Ever After? with her now ex-husband Colt Johnson — documented the night on Instagram, posting videos and photos showing the pair gambling, laughing, and taking selfies together during their fun night out.
Evelin didn’t approve of the behavior when she woke up and learned of it on October 3 — and she didn’t hesitate to put Corey and Larissa on blast and let the whole world know it!
“All [Corey] gives me lately is [disappointment]. Clearly in a [ridiculous] desperate need for fame and [recognition]. Theres only 1 more minute of your ‘fame.’ Stop being a loser,” Evelin wrote a pair of Instagram Stories postings.
“Corey is way to[o] boring and needy for anybody, and [doesn’t] have money is all an [illusion].
Evelin also went on a lengthy rant in an Instagram Live video session in which she called Larissa a “whore.”
“The problem is, she’s making fun of it, like, she’s not being — she’s a freaking whore, period. Because women don’t do that to other women,” Evelin said of Larissa.
Evelin added, “I think it’s wrong of Corey because — let me tell you something: I think for Larissa, it’s really hard to find men because she keeps sliding into other guys’ DMs and she keeps just being like really, really slutty towards every man, which I don’t have to do that.”
Evelin continued in her live video, “And I’m not going to do that. If people want to eat other people’s crumbs, well then she can do that.”
Larissa’s friend and roommate Carmen also joined the social-media fray after Yates reposted Evelin’s Instagram Stories postings on his own Instagram account.
In her comments, Carmen not only confirmed Corey and Larissa’s night out was a date, but she also insisted Corey had told Larissa he was “mega single.”
“Corey told her he is mega single and yes it was a date not a coincidence,” Carmen commented.
“So, I believe Evelin should deal with him before [going] after Larissa calling her a slut, cause Larissa does not even kiss guys on the first date… As a single girl, she is free to hangout with whoever she wants.”
Carmen elaborated, “I saw his msg to Larissa, he told [Larissa] he was single but keeping low cause the show.”
“I dont think if he believes they are together he would allow Larissa to post anything. When people are cheating they hide sh-t.”
Evelin said in her Instagram Live rant Corey is “supposed to be taken” and seemed to justify her reaction by insisting she and Corey haven’t “officially” broken up yet.
But Evelin was so angry about Corey’s behavior that she spilled a ton of additional tea about him, much more than just calling him a boring loser.
Evelin claimed Corey is a fame-hungry attention-seeker who has been begging her to do a second season of 90 Day Fiance: The Other Way and she doesn’t even know who he is anymore.
“Corey is losing it with this show! I don’t even know who he is anymore. Like, he’s not that guy I met,” Evelin said during her Instagram Live session.
According to Evelin, she had asked Corey to remain in Ecuador this past summer instead of returning to America to film 90 Day Fiance: The Other Way’s Tell-All reunion special, which will air in two parts beginning October 14.
However, Corey, allegedly declined Evelin’s request.
“What he’s doing right now, to, me, it’s just ridiculous. Because he left for the Tell All and he’s just been trying and trying to convince me to be on the second season [of 90 Day Fiance: The Other Way]. He trying and trying to get to have more of this fame,” Evelin said during her Instagram Live session.
“And I was like, ‘Just stay here, stay here with me, let’s watch these episodes together.’ Because I know they’re going to be really hard on me. And I didn’t want to be alone to see all of this. But he just wanted the fame and he went [back to America] and just like — oh, I’m so upset,” she continued.
“[To] realize that in five years after, that the person you thought was the best suddenly is not — it’s just upsetting. I’m just upset because I’m 27 already, it’s not like I’m 21, you know? I cannot just be wasting my time on people anymore.”
During her live session, Evelin also said Corey now craves social-media attention.
“[Larissa] will do whatever she can to get more attention, and Corey is the same. Corey will do whatever is in his hands right now to get a little bit more attention, a little bit more,” she said.
According to Evelin, Corey now views reality TV as his career and she is unsure if he is only interested in continuing his relationship with her to remain on television.
“He keeps calling me, he keeps telling me a bunch of stuff — he keeps coming back and forth, and I’m just like, ‘I just don’t know who are you anymore. I don’t know if you want to be with me because of the show or not.’ And I said, I don’t want to know anything about it,” she told her Instagram followers.
“And now he’s just looking for people to be with him and follow the same road. But are you seriously going to make your living out of [a] reality TV show? Like seriously? There’s other things to do.”
In addition, Evelin said she only originally appeared on 90 Day Fiance: The Other Way because Corey had asked her to and insisted his date with Larissa had publicly humiliated her.
“I’m not talking crap [about Corey]. Maybe I am. You know, what you see is what you get, this is just me. Simple life, got into this show because Corey wants to. [Put] up with crap because Corey wanted to. He sold me out, into that situation. Never been more embarrassed in my entire life,” she said.
“[Corey] is lost. Lost, lost, lost. And I don’t want to take — I don’t want to even find it! I don’t know where he went, but I don’t want to find it!,” she continued. “I know Corey loves me, I just think that embarrassing me publicly — that’s just not cool.”
“I tried [to speak with Corey today]. I tried. I was like, ‘What the f-ck are you doing?’ You know? Because that was a date [with Larissa]. That’s not just hanging out, that was a date.”
Evelin claimed she has no interest in following Corey down his new path.
“Do not believe you know someone because you’ve seen them on a TV show. He is not all that you see. He was amazing, he really was. But this show has changed [him],” she said. “The man that I knew is just not there [anymore]. And I’m keeping myself. Because me is still me.”
“I’m not gonna play the game that Corey is playing because I can do whatever I do and I don’t have to put it all over Instagram. F-ck Instagram. And everything else,” she added.
Evelin also admitted the couple was already “not doing good” before Corey went on his date with Larissa and claimed she had actually given him advice on what type of woman he should date going forward.
“I wanted him to, I told him — you know, we’re not doing good — and I said, ‘Whatever you do, just make sure you don’t go with someone from Instagram or a fan,” she said.
“That’s just what I said. Like there’s a lot of people in this world that don’t know about this show. So it’s easy. But no, he wants the attention, so of course. Like stupid Larissa.”
Not only did Evelin also accuse Corey of having no friends, but she called him “extremely needy” as well.
Evelin confirmed viewers will watch Corey propose marriage to her on Monday night’s season finale of 90 Day Fiance: The Other Way; however, she apparently rejected the proposal.
“People were like, ‘How can she not commit to him?’ But I’m committed to me, to what I want. To my goals. And he’s been completely okay with them, [he’s said]. But I cannot — he cannot force me to something that I don’t want,” Evelin said.
According to Evelin, she will never marry Corey.
“I’m not gonna marry anyone,” she revealed near the end of her live session, which lasted over half an hour. “I’m not gonna give him — I’m not gonna have that white dress. And honestly, like we couldn’t even afford anything.”
What did Evelin mean by that comment? She alleged Corey has not been supporting her financially at all and she’s the furthest thing from “a gold digger.”
“I’ve always been a hard worker. He never sends me any money, it’s not like he’s paying for my rent, it’s not like he’s paying for my sh-t — not at all… I don’t need any man, I never did. I don’t need any man,” she alleged.
Evelin has been blamed for being a bad girlfriend and cheating on Corey, but she said she only hooked up with her ex one time three years ago when she and Corey weren’t together and Corey knew it was a mistake she came to regret.
“We agreed it was never going to be shown on TV. I didn’t want my family to know, my friends to know. Nobody. But he did it, he sold it to the producers, he didn’t care. Nobody had ever done more damage to me… it’s just upsetting,” Evelin said, referencing how the storyline of her being an alleged cheater played out on 90 Day Fiance: The Other Way.
“I never cheated on him,” she continued. “My friend Raul… I had like a one night thing — like kisses with him — back in the day, we’re talking like eight years ago or something. So that’s not new.”
Evelin even attempted to expose Corey as “a great actor” on 90 Day Fiance: The Other Way.
Referencing a scene towards the beginning of the season in which Corey arrived in Ecuador, Evelin recalled, “People complain about me not picking him up at the airport, [but] Corey is a great actor. That’s all I’m going to say about that.”
“He knew that I wasn’t going to show up at the airport because he told me not to do it!” she alleged. “And now everybody gives me crap for that. But whatever. Because I don’t really care what people say about me, but I care about things that he does to me.”
While Evelin seems to be disgusted with Corey, it doesn’t appear that Corey is over Evelin and wants their romance to be finished.
On October 4, Corey took to Instagram to seemingly respond to Evelin’s wild rant on social media.
“Evelin I love you from the bottom of my heart I always will! You are the world’s most beautiful and amazing [woman] I could ever ask for. For those of you wondering about me and Larissa. We met up as friends, that’s how it is,” Corey claimed.
“For those saying anything more about that subject are wrong and creating rumors. Just like how I met up with David And Annie same scenario. Evelin is my world. I’m attracted to Evelin not to her. She deserves the best and I love her with all my heart #tlc #90dayfiance #90dayfiancepillowtalk #90dayfiancetheotherway #coreyandevelin #love #happy #thankful #beautiful.”