“Teen Mom” followers mentioned a brand new image of Ryan Edwards after it was posted to the Teen Mom Tea fan web page on December 9, 2021.
“Ryan out and about along with his one real love 😆,” the web page wrote because the caption. Edwards, 33, was proven holding his canine, Chance, as he left a retailer. Before he was fired from “Teen Mom OG,” the Tennessee native was typically filmed whereas holding his canine.
Some social media customers on Instagram remarked that Chance may be a assist animal for Edwards, who has struggled with an habit to heroin.
“I’m not a fan of his; nevertheless, individuals who have addictions can actually profit from an emotional assist animal,” stated probably the most well-liked feedback.
Other folks stated Edwards care extra about Chance than his kids. “He loves that canine greater than his personal children,” they wrote.
Edwards has three kids. He’s the daddy of 13-year-old Bentley, who he shares with ex-girlfriend Maci Bookout, and he has two kids along with his spouse, Mackenzie Standifer: a 3-year-old son, Jagger and, a 23-month-old daughter, Stella.
While social media customers on Instagram had been principally speaking about Edwards’ relationship with Chance, a distinct kind of debate bubbled on Reddit. There, followers stated they seen a change in Edwards’ look.
One interpretation of the “Teen Mom” alum’s obvious “weight acquire” was that he was sustaining his sobriety. “I’m truly this from a distinct perspective,” one stated. “Yes, he seems old, however I feel the burden acquire exhibits that he is doubtless not on heroin. Fat sober will all the time look higher than skinny druggie.”
“Ok I can recognize the potential sobriety along with his weight acquire,” one other particular person agreed. “I’ll give him props for that, if he is sober. Heroin is a hell of a drug.”
During an interview with The Sun in April 2021, Edwards maintained he has been sober.
Bookout’s husband, Taylor McKinney, accused Edwards of relapsing on the “Teen Mom OG.” During the season, it appeared like Edwards was having a tough time staying awake throughout his scenes.
“I can see why he made the remark, however actually I used to be simply exhausted 99 p.c of the time,” Edwards instructed The Sun.”Staying up all night time then serving to Mackenzie with children within the day.”
The former MTV star stated he would construct buggies at night time and was preparing for a giant race.
Edwards Slammed Social Media Users Who Criticized Him
Although the father-of-three not often feedback on social media, Edwards broke his silence when he confronted backlash from followers who commented on an image posted to Instagram by his spouse.
Standifer shared an image of Edwards holding his daughter Stella and smiling. “Pretty uncommon that we get 1 on 1 time with every of our youngsters… however once we do it is excellent✨,” she wrote.
Originally the feedback part was open, however she eliminated it as soon as Edwards spoke out, saying trolls write adverse issues about him on-line however by no means say something to his face in actual life.
“10+ years I’ve by no means met one motherf***** to say one adverse factor to my face,” he stated in a part of his assertion. “You assume that with all the things else happening in our nation proper now you’d query the best way you act as a result of it is the folks such as you who act like whining a** b****** that acquired us on this pathetic state.”
The Edwards Blamed Bookout for Being Fired
When the Edwards had been fired from “Teen Mom OG” in March 2021, Standifer instructed Without a Crystal Ball that Bookout spoke to producers about having them faraway from the collection.
“Maci’s agent went above their heads and went to Viacom and stated that they needed to deal with all of Maci’s skills and no matter she does and that we took up the time on the show that she might be utilizing to show all that,” Standifer instructed WOACB.
MTV left Standifer and Edwards the choice to come back again, however the Tennessee native wasn’t .
“They stated that when [Maci] did not fulfill her obligations or, like, mainly did not have sufficient content material that they name us again,” Standifer instructed WOACB. “Ryan was identical to, ‘Don’t. We’re gonna transfer on. We’re gonna stay our lives. We’re gonna do our jobs and, you recognize, have a traditional life. Like, do not waste your time or your breath coming again.'”