90 Day Fiance star Anfisa Arkhipchenko has apparently entered a new relationship while her husband Jorge Nava is in prison, and she just revealed her new man on social media.
Anfisa went Instagram official with a new man named Leo Assaf on March 18, when she posted a photo of the pair embracing and captioned it, “Quarantine and chill?”
Anfisa added a winking emoticon sticking its tongue out as well as a red-heart emoji to her post, and she seemingly had no shame revealing her new romance.
In the photo, Anfisa and Leo rested their heads against each other while his arms were tightly wrapped around her waist. They were both outdoors in the sun, taking in a lovely beach view.
Although Anfisa didn’t confirm Leo is her boyfriend in the post, she and Leo further addressed their relationship in the comments section.
“I’m so happy for you. You have no idea,” wrote one Instagram user with heart emojis.
“Thank you!!” replied Anfisa, who changed her name to Anfisa Nava after getting married.
A second fan called Leo a “lucky guy,” to which Anfisa responded with a side-smirking emoticon. Anfisa also wrote a heart emoji when a follower called them a “stunning couple.”
And a third person wrote, “I’m LIVING for this!! You deserve so much more [than] what Jorge gave you, girl. LOL. Im glad you have a genuine smile now. You have changed and been through too much. You deserve it all. Own it!”
Anfisa wrote back, “Thank you so much. This means a lot to me.”
90 Day Fiance star Larissa Christina Dos Santos Lima also showed her support by commenting with a line of pink heart emojis.
On March 11, Anfisa also uploaded a photo of her fit body and Leo commented, “Always proud of you, baby. I’ll always be your biggest fan!”
In reply, Anfisa wrote, “[Love] you,” along with a heart-eyes emoji.
When a fan gushed over Anfisa and Leo’s public display of affection, Leo wrote, “She’s definitely my queen.”
Jorge was a 27-year-old from Riverside, CA and Anfisa was a 20-year-old from Moscow, Russia when Anfisa arrived in America on a K-1 visa to be with her love.
Anfisa didn’t exactly deny she was in the relationship for Jorge’s money, but she believed he, in turn, was dating her primarily for her looks. Regardless, the pair got married in a simple courthouse ceremony.
But Jorge began serving a 22-month prison sentence in September 2018 after pleading guilty to a felony charge of marijuana transportation.
Jorge is currently still behind bars, and for a while, his marriage to Anfisa remained strong and intact.
In December 2018, Anfisa opened up about how she and her husband were having “a lot of phone sex” during Jorge’s daily phone calls from prison, according to In Touch Weekly.
And Anfisa clapped back at haters who questioned the status of their marriage.
“So done,” Anfisa reportedly snapped at a follower who noticed she wasn’t wearing a wedding ring in one of her photos. “Whoever asks it again is getting their car keyed.”
And in November 2019, Jorge told E! News his marriage to Anfisa was doing “really well” and he had lost a staggering 125 pounds of weight. Jorge gushed about his physical, mental and emotional transformation.
Jorge was arrested at age 28 in February 2018 with nearly 300 pounds of marijuana in the trunk of his car.
Jorge previously said he believes his prior criminal record — which includes two previous convictions for cultivation of marijuana — is why he didn’t receive a lighter sentence to begin with.
“With the charges against me, I was looking at around 24 years or something like that. [It was] some ridiculous number,” he told TMZ in 2018.
“But luckily, my lawyer was able to work out a plea agreement and I got the charges dropped and I ended up pleading to a class 4 felony in Arizona.”
Recreational marijuana (especially 300 pounds of it) is still not legal in Arizona.
After originally appearing on Season 4 of 90 Day Fiance, Jorge and Anfisa — who met on Facebook — were also part of the cast of Seasons 2 and 3 of 90 Day Fiance: Happily Ever After?.
Jorge and Anfisa, however, confirmed in October 2018 they wouldn’t be returning to 90 Day Fiance.
Anfisa dedicated her time to fitness while Jorge spent his time in prison, and she has since become a competitive bodybuilder.
“To fill the void that I felt after Jorge was sentenced and I was left on my own I decided to try to stay busy and do what I enjoy the most and it was working out,” Anfisa previously said on Instagram.
Jorge is supposed to be released from jail in May 2020, but he’s worried the coronavirus pandemic could delay the process, according to TMZ.
The website added Jorge now weighs 190 pounds, down from his original weight of 318 pounds.