Teen Mom Mackenzie McKee star took goal at MTV, claiming they had been disrespectful to her late mom Angie Douthit throughout the contentious season 9 reunion. The Oklahoma native’s mom died in December 2019 after a two-year battle with mind most cancers.
According to Mackenzie, MTV interviewed her father about his late spouse, however by no means they aired it. Instead, they confirmed her husband Josh McKee’s risky moments with host Dr. Drew Pinsky and Mackenzie addressing and studying from her racism scandal involving Vice President Kamala Harris.
“My daddy poured his coronary heart out when filming the reunion and opened up about grief and melancholy from lacking his spouse,” Mackenzie wrote in a since-deleted tweet, per The Sun. “It was lovely however they left all of it out and targeted on one thing else. I want you all might have seen.”
Mackenzie Removed Comments About MTV
Mackenzie has since deleted a number of tweets the place she referred to as out MTV but once more, claiming they did not permit her to apologize correctly earlier than the reunion aired.
“I’m sorry for the way I’m about to be portrayed on this Tuesday’s episode,” she tweeted on April 24. “It does match the agenda nevertheless it doesn’t match my coronary heart and who I’m. For three weeks I used to be bullied into not having the ability to say a real apology from my coronary heart on my platform (which was the suitable factor to do) as a result of they needed to manage the way it was portrayed.”
Mackenzie, 25, additionally eliminated feedback associated to co-star Cheyenne Floyd, who apparently blew Mackenzie off after she referred to Harris — the primary girl and the primary girl of shade to ascend to the vice presidency — as “coloured.” Cheyenne, a Black girl, has been championing the Black Lives Matter motion and didn’t publicly reply to Mackenzie’s criticisms.
“I talked to Cheyenne and I believed issues had been going to be superb nevertheless it was only a downward spiral from there,” she mentioned throughout an Instagram reside on April 24. “We must do away with the racism and racial injustice however I’m not racist. Cancel tradition is just too large, we’re canceling individuals left and proper.”
“Her message again was ‘I’ve no sympathy for you. Welcome to day one in every of being uncomfortable due to the colour of your pores and skin,'” Mackenzie continued. “So if she hates me, that is advantageous. That’s advantageous as a result of I mentioned one thing ignorant, however I messaged and advised her that I really like her.”
Mackenzie Said She Was ‘Humiliated’ by the Racism Scandal
Mackenzie did challenge an official apology throughout the season 9 reunion, saying she was dedicated to studying extra about racism.
“Being humiliated opened a door for me,” she mentioned. “I damage individuals and I need to be certain my kids do not damage different individuals as a result of they weren’t educated.”
“I used a phrase that I believed I used to be politically appropriate on and I awoke the following day with all these articles saying I’m racist and I’d have by no means used that phrase if I knew it was derogatory,” she mentioned. “I by no means meant to harm anybody and to anybody who I did damage I’m so sorry.”