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July 12, 2020

'90 Day Fiancé' Fans Compare Big Ed with a Teen TikTok Star Addison Rae

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Viewers and fans of “90 Day Fiancé” have noted some physical similarities between Ed “Big Ed” Brown and TikTok star, Addison Rae.

Since it began in 2014, TLC’s “90 Day Fiancé” has become an all-time favorite amongst viewers. The show gained even more popularity when it cast Rosemarie “Rose” Vega and her fiancée, Ed “Big Ed” Brown for the fourth season of its spinoff, “90 Day Fiancé: Before The 90 Days.”

Addison Rae at the Netflix Premiere of "All the Bright Places" on February 24, 2020 | Photo: Getty Images

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According to Cheat Sheet, before the couple’s official meeting in the Philippines airport, they spent three months getting to know each other via FaceTime.

As for his alleged lookalike, [it was] disclosed that Addison is one of the biggest stars on TikTok as she has over 3 million followers on the social media platform.

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Despite the time they spent FaceTiming, Ed and Rose, who have a 31-year age difference between them, got off on the wrong foot as the former lied about his height.

Ed’s dishonest trait seemed to be one of their many problems as the pair quickly became one of the most controversial couples of the franchise.

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Their knack for creating content — that goes viral in most cases — prompted a few Twitter users to start noting a few things, including the fact that Ed shares a physical resemblance with TikTok star, Addison Rae.

While one user stated that “addison rae and big ed look the same,” another said that she couldn’t stop thinking about how similar the pair looked.

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A third person shared side-by-side images of Addison and Ed just as a fourth fan joked that Ed could pass as Addison’s father.

Yet another Twitter user asked people to “stop hating” on Addison because “she is pretty and she’s not racist.” Amid the Twitter drama, The List noted that there were a few things that “90 Day Fiancé” viewers didn’t know about Ed. 

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According to the site, the reality TV star is a photographer and a father to a daughter whom he refers to as Tiffany. She is reportedly the product of Ed’s short-lived marriage to Sandra Heckman. The pair, who were only married for two years, went their separate ways after Ed cheated on Sandra.

As for his alleged lookalike, TV Over Mind disclosed that Addison is one of the biggest stars on TikTok as she has over 3 million followers on the social media platform.

Addison reportedly began making TikTok videos when she realized that her lip-sync videos were being reshared on several Instagram platforms.

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