'90 Day Fiance: Before the 90 Days' Cortney and Antonio: Is Their Relationship All Fake? (Shocking Spoilers)

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After 6 episodes of 90 Day Fiance: Before the 90 Days, we finally know that Cortney hasn't been catfished...but there are still some major questions we are left with.

The biggest question, of course, is: is this relationship even real? How could one woman be led into a relationship with a guy who seems like a catfish...and what does Antonio see in Cortney?

We've got all of the surprising details below...

90 Day Fiance: Before the 90 Days - Who really is Cortney?

Until now, little was known about Cortney, who was added to the 90 Day Fiance: Before the 90 Days cast a bit later than some of the other characters.

While news outlets, including us, have sought out and found tons of information about some of the cast of the show (like Paul, whose story is shocking by itself), few have found much on who exactly Cortney is.

What we are told about Cortney is that she is in her 20s, and she has been catfished before.

She says she has been in some bad relationships in the past, but she has a lot of hope for her online relationship with model Antonio.

All of the signs of a typical catfish scheme seemed to be there: they hadn't video chatted, Antonio hadn't been completely honest about himself, etc.

But nevertheless, Antonio did turn out to be real, and he did appear in person in the last episode.

So who is Cortney? After lots of digging, we believe that we found her.

Her real name is Cortney Marie Reardanz, and as she said on 90 Day Fiance: Before the 90 Days, she is currently living in Florida. Previously she was in Illinois, which is pretty obvious given her Midwestern accent.

Cortney has for a while been promoting herself as a travel Instagrammer/blogger, who travels all over the world. In her posts, her trip to Spain appears like another in the series.

Cortney explains in an Instagram comment that "I Couchsurf and stay with strangers all over the world lol . Yes I always have $ for a hostel or hotel if things go wrong."

90 Day Fiance: Before the 90 Days - Cortney Marie Reardanz: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram

90 Day Fiance: Before the 90 Days' Cortney Marie Reardanz has a pretty low profile social media presence. Her Instagram is here. Some interesting photos we found are these:

A post shared by Cortney (@xoxo_cortney) on

A post shared by Cortney (@xoxo_cortney) on

Cortney's Facebook is here.

90 Day Fiance: Before the 90 Days - Antonio Millon

The man that Cortney Reardanz is going to meet in Span is Antonio Millon.

Antonio is a model, and he's very popular with the ladies, as we know from the show.

While Cortney seems to think that Antonio is in love with her, and she expects to be in a relationship, Antonio is just looking for women -- at best -- to hook up with.

90 Day Fiance: Before the 90 Days - Antonio Millon Facebook, Youtube, Twitter, Instagram

Antonio is very popular on the Internet. He has plenty of followers, and he models for such companies as Calvin Kelin and others.

You can find his Facebook here. He has a separate personal Facebook page, but that doesn't contain much additional information. Notably, there are no references or pictures of Cortney anywhere on either of the pages.

Antonio has a popular Instagram, which you can see here. Antonio doesn't have any pictures at all of Cortney on his Instagram. You can check out his Youtube here.

90 Day Fiance: Before the 90 Days - Are Cortney and Antonio Still Together?

The relationship between Cortney and Antonio seems strange for several different reasons. Here were the clues that something was up:

  • Cortney was willing to fall for what appeared to be an obvious catfish
  • Antonio is a model, and (by his friends own words) a "playboy" who has no trouble getting women; it makes no sense that he would profess his love to her over the internet
  • It's pretty apparent that Cortney and Antonio aren't still at least physically together from their social media presence; neither has any evidence of the other. Antonio has gone on and traveled to India and elsewhere.
  • Cortney appears to be in the UK or Ireland right now (she posted about meeting up with another person today, and that person is currently posting from the UK/Ireland)
  • Cortney continues to talk to Antonio, although in a friendly way. This indicates that the situation didn't end badly between Cortney and Antonio.
  • Cortney said this about Antonio: "I have done a lot of traveling during the past year. I have met amazing people all over the world, but you are one of the sweetest loving souls I have met. Beautiful inside and out. The love you have for life, your family, strangers, and animals is inspirational. We can all learn from you. I am blessed to have met you. Don't worry about the hate or judgement of others. You are amazing. just another f--kboy" (she calls him that a lot)
  • Antonio said this to Cortney: "thanks darling ! You're lovely ! I'm glad I had the opportunity to meet you and it's not the final..."
  • Cortney has maintained friendships with Antonio's friends, including the ones we saw on the show.

So what does all of this mean? Well, first of all, we know that Cortney and Antonio are not living together, and they're not spending much time together.

Cortney makes it clear that she understands Antonio is a playboy, and she can't expect a relationship from him.

On 90 Day Fiance: Before the 90 Days, we were led to believe that Cortney and Antonio developed a deep relationship, to the point that Cortney believed that she was in love, and the couple were considering marriage.

But none of that is consistent with the way in which Cortney and Antonio interact now that the show is over.

Cortney is clearly not upset at Antonio, and she continues to say positive things about him.

The "I am blessed to have met you and it's not the final" quote is especially intriguing, since that definitely doesn't seem like what a jilted lover would say.

Antonio's response, "I'm glad I had the opportunity to meet you," is also not consistent with two people who had developed a deep relationship, only to have it come apart when they met.

The way Cortney and Antonio communicate suggest that the two are friends as opposed to lovers. That's similar to the way Cortney communicates with Antonio's friends.

90 Day Fiance: Before the 90 Days - So What Really Happened With Cortney and Antonio? Was the whole thing fake?

Starcasm at one point reported that it had found a casting call for 90 Day Fiance: Before the 90 Days, which contained this passage:

Looking for Ladies who want to be on TV!

I'm casting or a new docu-series and looking for young women who are online dating (TINDER, BUMBLE, MATCH?)... in search for someone maybe overseas?

EMAIL ME FOR MORE DETAILS - **********@********.com


According to their reporting, this wording is very different from the wording usually used for 90 Day Fiance casting.

Unlike previous casting calls, this one is looking for a woman who is interested in looking overseas for men.

Cortney loves to travel, and would have fit this call very well, even if the relationship with Antonio wasn't real at first.

So is it possible that Cortney and Antonio were set up for the show? There's a theory out there that Cortney was catfished by someone who used Antonio's pictures; when the producers found out, they asked Antonio, who decided to be on the show.

Our theory: Cortney and Antonio were never really serious. They met online but had nothing serious going on.

Cortney decided to apply to be on the show, and Antonio agreed, as it would be good publicity for both of them. In the end, they became friends (and maybe there was a hookup somewhere) but that was it.

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