As extra stream Love Is Blind on Netflix and others wait on the extremely anticipated reunion present to air on March 5, the present stays the discuss of the online. Probably the most talked-about scenes on the present was Amber Pike and Matthew Barnett’s dialogue about their funds, which revealed Amber to be in an unstable place on the time.
Regardless of such, the 2 walked down the aisle and exchanged nuptials. In a current interview, Amber cleared up any confusion that viewers might have taken from what she says was an edited model of a extra intensive dialog.
Amber and Barnett focus on their residing and monetary conditions on ‘Love Is Blind’
After their blind engagement and pre-honeymoon in Mexico, Barnett and Amber returned to their hometowns in Atlanta to dwell collectively in an condo arrange by manufacturing forward of their marriage ceremony. The couple additionally had an opportunity to dig deep into one another’s lives, together with assembly one another’s households and having a peek at one another’s perspective properties.
Whereas Amber was impressed with Barnett’s residing preparations, he couldn’t say the identical. Amber admitted that she didn’t have secure housing or a job, nor was she in one of the best place financially. She didn’t have a lot credit score, besides a make-up bank card, and was in debt $20,000 from scholar loans and had not been making common funds on them.
With Barnett having arrange an honest life for himself, Amber was impressed but in addition intimidated and nervous that her scenario would trigger him to not undergo with the marriage.
Barnett admitted in his confessional that he was surprised at Amber’s revelation. He additionally expressed concern that he’d have to hold the burden payments of their relationship. Nonetheless, it didn’t deter him from marrying Amber.
Amber clears the air about her funds
Viewers have been shocked at Amber’s life standing on the present and have been much more shocked that Barnett mentioned “I do” after figuring out the place Amber stood. One fan took notice and pointed it out on Twitter, writing,
“Idc what yall say amber is an absolute LEGEND she walked in with a 2k debt and no house and left with the satisfaction of economic safety, a home, a keep at house profession plan and a canine.”
Throughout an interview with Leisure Tonight, Amber cleared issues up about what was proven on the present. Whereas she admits that she was not in one of the best place, she made it clear that it was by no means her intention to dwell off of Barnett. In actual fact, her life was secure till she hit a tough patch.
She was beforehand a tank mechanic however took a break from work after the devastating resolution she made to terminate a being pregnant from a earlier relationship.
“So far as the debt that I had on the time, Matt [Barnett] additionally had scholar mortgage debt and bank cards that he was paying on on the time however I hadn’t been paying on my scholar loans as a result of as beforehand talked about, after my abortion I had fallen right into a despair and I dropped out of faculty so my psychological well being was extra of a precedence for me and I used to be slowly constructing my life collectively once I obtained the chance to be on the present. I feel folks missed the truth that I used to be engaged on bettering myself not anticipating any person else to make me higher.”
Amber insisted that she and Barnett work as companions and contribute to their family as a collective. She additionally cleared up that her want to grow to be a stay-at-home mother is “a aim and never an expectation.”
Clearly, Barnett was not turned off by Amber’s baggage. They’ve been fortunately married since November 2018!