Well, after the success of the viral pregnancy video, Sam did say he was making enough money that he had finally quit his job as a nurse (though that claim has also been called into question).
So how are Sam and Nia responding to the accusations they made the whole thing up just for views? They're claiming religious persecution.
"Absolutely everything is true. We're a Christian family, the last thing we would ever do is deceive our audience. We're very open with our fans.
I think as long as you're a Christian in this world and a God believer, you're going to get hatred and persecuted and that's just what you expect when you're living the life of God."
Umm, what does one thing have to do with the other?
We think people's skepticism comes less from the fact that the couple are Christians and more from the fact they are YouTubers — and apparently profiting from an awful experience that devastates families every day.
Here's the couple's video explanation to their fans, starting at 11:30:
The brunette shared a sweet photo with her former flame and penned a heartbreaking caption in his memory.
The late sports star's longtime love reflected on their time together, writing:
"My deepest love goes out to those who saw jose as more than an athlete, but as a passionate, raw human being. The heart break is unbearable. There was so much more to him than anyone could even begin to understand. I'm fortunate enough to have loved and be loved by jose, and his family, for over 3 crazy beautiful years."
Miz Mendoza admitted she will always love the 24-year-old, and told her followers to never take moments with their loved ones for granted, adding: