The drama continues—even when the cameras stop. East teen mom OG Stars Ryan Edwards And Mackenzie Edwards Even though they were evicted from the show in 2021, the pair have been at loggerheads since then.
Ryan joined during the franchise’s inaugural season in 2009. 16 and Pregnantas the father of mackey bookoutBentley’s son. After the Tennessee native’s romance fizzled out quickly, The Things That Matter cofounder struggled to find a way to reconcile with his ex – a difficult situation that dragged on for years on MTV and only got worse. occurred when Ryan began to suffer from substance abuse issues.
Ryan’s addiction problems not only affected his relationship with Bentley and Maci, but it also deeply affected his romance with Mackenzie, whom he met in 2016 and married a year later.
Curious teen Mom Viewers are reminded of the harrowing Season 7 finale, during which Ryan — who repeatedly nods and can barely keep his eyes on the road — takes himself and Mackenzie through the first round of weddings. Ryan’s mother, Jane, meanwhile, is sobbing because Bentley is not in attendance, as Ryan and Mackenzie want to keep the news of their marriage as secret as possible. While the two go through with the wedding, both Ryan and Mackenzie later recognize the errors of their ways.
“I was young, confused, nervous and made a very bad decision,” Mackenzie replied to a fan in March 2022, when asked how she was still married to Ryan when he was driving under the influence. Could have.” “I’m so thankful no one was hurt.”
The influencer added: “We made peace with this together a long time ago.”
Ryan, for his part, specifically pointed out us weekly After the June 2017 episode aired, he “decided to check himself into a rehabilitation facility. I’m back home now”. [and] Doing good, and life couldn’t be better. I would not have been able to do this without the support of my wife and parents. Thank you all for your wishes.
Amidst the turmoil – and Ryan’s addiction issues – the pair welcomed a second and soon expanded their brotherhood. Mackenzie, who shares son Hudson with ex-husband Zachary Stephenswelcomed son Jagger with Ryan in October 2018, followed by the couple’s daughter Stella in January 2020.
After a year both were fired teen mom OG Longtime father of Ryan, husband of Larry and Macie, Taylor McKinley, nearly coming to blows over Ryan’s (apparent lack thereof) relationship with Bentley. Mackenzie claimed to Without a Crystal Ball in March 2021 that Mackenzie was the mastermind behind Edwards getting the boot.
“Mackie’s agent went up [the Teen Mom OG producers’] head and gone [parent company] Viacom and said they want to focus on all of Macie’s abilities and everything she does and we took the time on the show that she can use to showcase all that,” Mackenzie said.
She added: “It’s just a temper, I’m going to show you who’s the boss-type deal. The truth of the matter is, she calls the shots here,” Mackenzie said of Macie. Show is. it is what it is. This is right.”
While the Edwards family pointed fingers at Mackie once the drama began, Ryan shocked fans in January 2023 when he appeared to accuse his wife of cheating on him – sharing his scathing look on a photo of the two smiling happily Leaving Comment A concert.
“Take the wife down from it. I am not proud to be married to someone who hangs out in bars and goes home with others.” [sic] Guys… Tomorrow can’t get here so soon!” the former reality star wrote in the comments on Mackenzie’s July 2022 Instagram post, which shows her and Ryan smiling and hugging. “leader” [sic] You know what happens when you lay with dogs? … wait look who I’m talking to. And then blaming it on my addiction yes divorce is the right thing.
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