“Teen Mom OG” star Mackenzie Douthit McKee confronted ridicule after her 4-year-old son, Broncs, after he was hitting his instructor and friends. Douthit feared her son could be “expelled” if he did not regulate his conduct.
Fans took to social media to blast the Oklahoma native after the September 21 episode aired on MTV, with some claiming Broncs was appearing “dangerous.”
Mackenzie…Josh… that little boy is dangerous. We cannot have him hitting speaking he’ll develop out of it,” one fan said.
Douthit and her husband, Josh McKee, have been married since August 2013. They have three kids collectively: 10-year-old Gannon, 7-year-old Jaxie and their youngest, Broncs.
The couple has had a tumultuous relationship, with Douthit admitting to dishonest on her husband and concurrently calling her husband out for having affairs of his personal.
In December 2019, after a two-year battle with mind most cancers, Douthit’s beloved mom, Angie, died.
Not lengthy after, Douthit took to social media to publicly accuse McKee of getting an “emotional affair” with one in all her cousins in June 2020 whereas she was mourning the lack of her mom. The couple briefly break up, with Douthit taking their three kids to Florida to pursue a job alternative in September 2020. McKee quickly left his native Oklahoma to be together with his household and the couple in the end reconnected.
Douthit Was Worried About Her Son’s Behavior
After receiving a number of calls from Broncs’ faculty to “talk about his conduct” — after he “hit” different kids at college, smacked “his instructor’s butt” and known as different college students “butt crack hoes” — Douthit frightened that her son may get expelled.
Douthit had a sitdown together with her husband to debate their choices.
“Do you understand how Broncs’ faculty wished to have a gathering with me and the instructor?” she requested on the September 21 episode of “Teen Mom OG.” “Well, I took that assembly and there have been six individuals on the decision. There was a baby anger therapist and so they’re seeing an enormous downside with him.”
McKee wasn’t phased. “I believe it is bullc*** that we’re even speaking about this,” he mentioned about Broncs. “He’ll come collectively, I promise you. He will develop out of it.”
Douthit wasn’t as positive. “I assumed he was getting higher however he is hitting and he is projecting numerous anger… I had this cellphone name and so they acted actually frightened,” the health guru mentioned. “Teachers are round children on daily basis and so they know when it is simply children being children and so they know when one thing is off.”
“Something has to vary,” Douthit continued. “Do you assume I ought to pull him from faculty as a result of I am unable to get these calls anymore? I’m not getting mad however I’m beginning to get mad about listening to about it each single day. They nearly act like your little one is an excessive amount of for us and one thing has to occur.”
McKee Warms to the Idea of Therapy
Though McKee did not appear to love the thought of his son going to remedy, he determined to take a seat down with a baby psychologist.
“I actually need Broncs to get the helps he deserves,” Douthit mentioned in a voice-over. “So I reached again out to Dr. Sheets, who consulted us a couple of months in the past.”
“I say I’m the extra easygoing mum or dad and I make the error numerous, I do not observe by, and Josh, proper on the spot, does the punishing,” Douthit admitted to the therapist on the decision. “So when Josh leaves, it’s simply utterly uncontrolled.”
Dr. Sheets, whose first identify wasn’t revealed, mentioned Broncs is likely to be coping with numerous stress. She famous that his grandmother died in December 2019 after which he was pulled from his assist system in Oklahoma once they moved to Florida in September 2020.
Douthit mentioned all of the cellphone calls she was receiving from the college had been “worrying” and “humiliating, truly.”
Dr. Sheets argued Broncs was in all probability confused too. “You can inform when a baby’s coping methods are overwhelmed as a result of they begin appearing out in a roundabout way,” the therapist instructed the “Teen Mom OG” star.
McKee agreed with the therapist. “I can inform there are some issues which can be laborious for him to cope with. Maybe we are able to schedule one thing up with Broncs,” he provided.