“Teen Mom” dad Javi Marroquin was criticized after he celebrated his son’s third birthday. Some followers had been incensed after Marroquin talked in regards to the “accomplishments” Eli — the son he shares with ex-girlfriend Lauren Comeau — had achieved.
“Eli is 3! 😭 you deliver a lot pleasure to life and I can not wait to proceed to look at you develop,” Marroquin wrote through Instagram on November 15, 2021. “Every upcoming 12 months, we attempt to be higher than the final.”
“The quantity of accomplishments at 2 had been unreal so I can solely think about what you are going to do at 3,” he continued. “You’re humorous, candy, athletic, wild, daredevil, loviNg, and so many extra. Today is your day, my king! I like you a lot!”
The following day, Marroquin penned a particular message for his son Lincoln’s eighth birthday. Lincoln is the son he shares with ex-wife Kailyn Lowry, one of many unique cast members of “Teen Mom 2.”
Like with Eli, Marroquin alluded to his oldest son’s accomplishments in his birthday publish, too.
“Lincoln is 8! Not sufficient characters to explain the kind of younger man you are rising as much as be. You’re a frontrunner, a fantastic brother, candy, form, and so many others,” Marroquin wrote on November 16, 2021. “You’re devoted, passionate, and if this previous 12 months is any indication of what’s coming, I can not wait to be your #1 fan. I like you king! @lincmarroquin.”
Fans Slammed Marroquin’s Birthday Post to His Son
While the father-of-two was gushing over his sons for his or her birthdays, followers weren’t as happy.
A Reddit thread about Marroquin’s message garnered lots of of upvotes and feedback. “Why does he put a lot stress on a 3-year-old to ‘try to be higher?’ He’s f****** 3 lol,” the unique poster wrote.
“So bizarre, is certainly one of Eli’s accomplishments studying?” one fan agreed. “I do not suppose so, so it is all the time unusual to me when dad and mom make posts for his or her youngsters on social media that the youngsters will probably by no means see and in some circumstances cannot even learn in the event that they do see it.”
“Tell me you reside vicariously by your son with out telling me you reside vicariously by your son…” stated a unique social media person.
A fourth commenter stated, “Yeesh what a poisonous pedestal ‘the stuff you completed at 2.'”
Comeau Thanked Fans for Wishing Eli Well
Although Comeau has by no means appeared on “Teen Mom 2,” she does have an lively following on social media.
“I swear I could not love you greater than I do proper now, and but I do know I’ll tomorrow,” she wrote on Instagram, sharing a black-and-white image of Eli. “Last evening with my two-year-old 🥺 goodnight.”
Comeau warned followers she was about to be on an “emotional rollercoaster” the week earlier than Eli’s birthday. “Giving you all a heads up for the emotional rollercoaster that’s about to unfold over the subsequent week & past,” she penned on November 7, 2021. “Grateful for one more weekend of enjoyable with this boy as we kick off the birthday celebrations.”
“Next time I put him to mattress will likely be his final evening of two, holy how does it occur this quick,” she stated. “I advised y’all, curler coaster.”