‘Love Is Blind’ season 4 contestant Micah Lussier has apologized for his controversial on-screen behavior so far.
Since the premiere of the fourth season of Netflix’s beloved reality dating series last week, Lussier has received a slew of reviews online. Lussier and teammate Irina Solomonova have come under fire for their responses to other contestants’ sentiments, and Lussier has also come under fire for her actions towards her ex-fiancé during a celebratory getaway in Mexico.
Less than a week after the season four premiere and only five episodes released so far, Lussier and Solomonova have already responded to the backlash they received. Natalie Lee, a former student of “Love Is Blind”, also expressed her displeasure with Lussier’s behavior.
The 27-year-old took to her Instagram Stories on Tuesday to clear the air.
Read on to find out how Lussier “takes responsibility” for his behavior.
Lussier receives criticism for his “Mean Girl” behavior on social networks
Reactions to Lussier’s actions and behavior began dominating the “Love Is Blind” Twitter hashtag following the release of the first five episodes of season four on March 24.
I can’t stand Irina and Micah they must be the worst cast on all 4 seasons of love is blind pic.twitter.com/4dbHy17g53
— shika ♡ (@shikadraws) March 24, 2023
“I want Micah from ‘love is blind’ szn 4 to be so badly called but YOU KNOW they gonna let her go and dog Kwame. They always let those girls get away with being awful and saying to each other , ~*but it’s not my heart~*… It wasn’t my ~*~*intention*~*~*” a Twitter user writing.
“The first episode of love is blind and I already dislike Micah. Mean girl energy. I hate it,” another tweeted.
“Micah of love is blind looks like a character from ‘bob’s burger[s],’ another skeptical viewer writing.
“I can already tell Micah that ‘love is blind’ is going to be so boring because why are you mad at Kwame for saying he has a strong bond with someone else and trying to make a commitment to you, but then you talk about how much you love Paul and have a strong connection to him,” another user underline.
Countless tweets mention the controversial behavior of Lussier and Solomonova as a duo.
“I started season 4 of ‘love is blind’ and I have thoughts… Micah and Irina are too big to act like that,” one viewer said. observed.
“Okay I’m only in episode 2 of ‘love is blind’ but Irina and Micah are such mean girls?’ that drives me so crazy,” another viewer share.
Season two alum Natalie Lee shared her thoughts on Lussier so far during one of the inaugural episodes of “Out of the Pods,” the recap podcast she co-hosts with fellow alum. of the second season, Deepti Vempati.
According to Life & Style, Lee questioned Lussier’s intentions after revealing that “insider sources” had told him that Lussier’s intentions to strike up a connection and find a life partner were “not very authentic”.
“I heard from some inside sources that at least Micah isn’t very authentic about how his relationship with Paul [Peden] and his intentions to actually find a mate. It’s just that I say it in the kindest way,” Lee said.
Season 4’s ‘Mean Girls’ Explained
Lussier and Solomonova would address their behavior with Entertainment Weekly, revealing their reasons for mocking contestants in tears, eavesdropping on private conversations and so-called “mean girl” energy.
“For us, it was really helpful to have some normalcy,” Lussier explained. “Being able to laugh and shine a light and crack jokes and, well, sometimes the jokes wouldn’t land or maybe it wouldn’t look the best, but we needed at that time to feel like a normal person,” she explained. . “Because you are part of this experience that is so beyond words. Being able to shed some light on such a difficult thing was really helpful.
Solomonova would also echo Lussier’s sentiment on normalcy.
“Micah’s coping mechanism and I were laughing about it,” Solomonova told the outlet. “And honestly, I will say publicly, 100%, that I never intentionally meant to hurt anyone. [Hearing] that I hurt people’s feelings really breaks my heart…”
Lussier issues an apology via his Instagram Stories
Lussier also tried to set the record straight with an apology on Instagram.
In her note, Lussier cites her behavior as “emotional immaturity” and reveals that she “takes responsibility privately.” She is also responding to criticism for turning off her Instagram comments, citing ongoing mental health issues.
Lussier accepted Peden’s proposal after breaking up with Kwame Appiah. Peden had formed an earlier connection with Amber Wilder.
The remaining episodes of season four will air this Friday, March 31. (by Men’s Health)