“Teen Mom OG” alum Ryan Edwards was accused of leaving his oldest son, 12-year-old Bentley, out of a household image. The former MTV persona has been feuding with Bentley’s mother, “Teen Mom OG” star Maci Bookout, since Bentley mentioned he did not really feel snug hanging round his paternal household till they labored by a few of their points in remedy.
Things escalated throughout the reunion particular in April, with Bookout’s husband Taylor McKinney accusing Edwards of utilizing medication once more. He additionally claimed that Edwards’ dad and mom — Jen and Larry Edwards — are more durable on Bentley than their grownup son.
After Mackenzie Edwards posted a “lovely loopy” household image, per The Sun, to Instagram on July 18 with all her kids on the seaside, viewers could not assist however discover that somebody was lacking.
“Butttt the place’s Bentley 🙄🙄 I hate females like this ! He had a son means earlier than you mama 🙌,” one viewer wrote beneath Mackenzie Edwards Instagram image.
“Kind of impolite to not have Bentley within the image,” one other fan wrote on Reddit.
“Bentley used to all the time go on the Edwards household journeys to Florida,” a 3rd commenter mentioned.
Since the Edwards have been fired from “Teen Mom OG” in March, there have not been too many particulars concerning the present state of their relationship.
“I ponder how issues are between the Edwards and the McKinneys post-reunion. We have not gotten any new deets these days from the tabloids aka Larry,” one fan on Reddit questioned. “Bentley made it clear that he does not really feel secure being with Mackenzie and Ryan and mentioned he’ll solely see them at Jen and Larry’s as a result of he needs to see his siblings.”
Ryan Edwards Was Hesitant to Go to Therapy With Bentley
Since their relationship is strained, Bentley agreed to start out going to remedy along with his father.
In a February 2021 episode of “Teen Mom OG,” Ryan Edwards did not consider that the choice to go to joint remedy was coming from his son. Instead, he suspected that his ex-girlfriend made the choice for his or her son. Since Ryan Edwards and Bookout aren’t on talking phrases, she made the suggestion to Edwards matriarch, Jenn.
“Maci had come to mother and mentioned that Bentley needed us to do counseling. If he says that that is how he feels, then you already know that is positive, however is it all of your momma’s bulls***?” Ryan instructed his spouse, Mackenzie. “I’m bored with having made up tales and lies and issues, I’m over that. I’m not going to do it.”
Ryan Edwards Eventually Agreed to Talk to the Counselor
After ready a number of weeks, Ryan Edwards got here round and make an appointment along with his son’s therapist.
“My objective for that is simply to get the reality out, the nice, unhealthy and the ugly, even when it is one thing about me that perhaps will probably be exhausting to inform him, that means, whether or not he believes it or not, at the least he is heard it and when you hear it you’ll be able to by no means unhear it so, it will all the time be behind his thoughts,” Ryan Edwards instructed his spouse ” Hopefully it will work out.”
Ultimately, the dialog went nicely. “I instructed him to maintain rolling with it,” he mentioned about persevering with to speak to the counselor. “I used to be actually impressed. I can not consider the conversations went on for an hour and he was very easy to speak to.”