Teen Mother 2 alum Jenelle Evans posted a “bittersweet” message about her son, Jace. In January, the North Carolina native fortunately introduced that her son was going to be residing along with her full-time once more. However her glee was short-lived, with mother Barbara Evans telling TMZ that Jenelle “misspoke” and he or she nonetheless had full custody of the 11-year-old.
As documented on the MTV collection, Barbara has had custody of Jace since he was a child. It’s put a pressure on Jenelle’s relationship along with her mom, with Jenelle vowing to in the future regain full custody of her oldest son.
Jenelle shared a Fb submit from 2013 that confirmed her holding an image of Jace. “#Bittersweet, I can’t stand my mother as soon as once more,” she wrote on March 2. “She mentally ruined me nevertheless it’s okay as a result of I’ll at all times struggle for my son. Can’t preserve the video games going for for much longer.” She later eliminated although submit, although a Reddit person took a screenshot and posted it to the Teen Mother discussion board.
Within the message from 2013 Jenelle initially wrote, “Good evening child boy, miss you to items :(”
Most ‘Teen Mother’ Viewers Had been Skeptical Jenelle Would Regain Custody
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Followers on Reddit had been largely on Barbara’s aspect, saying it was a very good factor Jenelle didn’t have custody of Jace. Some followers argued Jenelle would cut up from her husband David Eason if she needed custody of her firstborn.
“If she actually needed Jace again then she would keep off medication, dump David & cease courting altogether, and get an actual job,” they wrote. “however she’ll by no means do that as this could pressure her to truly be a mom and guardian, which she clearly doesn’t take pleasure in.”
One other was doubtful Jenelle would ever regain custody of Jace. “Jenelle has been ‘combating to get Jace again’ for 11 years? She solely ever had custody of him for lower than 6 months of his LIFE,” they stated. “At this level, it’s hilarious when she says she’s going to get him again. She by no means had him.”
Just a few folks argued that Jenelle may nonetheless keep a robust relationship along with her son with out having full custody. “I don’t perceive why she is so fixated on custody,” they stated. “Simply go spend time with him, that’s what’s essential, that’s the one factor that was ever essential. Spend time with him. However she by no means has and by no means will, it’s all about profitable and one uping her mother. Lady wants some critical remedy as a result of she completed misplaced the large image in life.”
Jenelle & David Have a Sordid Historical past
Jenelle and husband David Eason have a tumultuous previous, with David being fired from Teen Mother 2 in 2028 after making homophobic and transphobic feedback. Jenelle was dismissed from the present the next 12 months after David shot and killed their canine, Nugget.
David has additionally battled little one abuse allegations, one thing he and Jenelle have each denied. The couple was investigated by Baby Protecting Providers in Might 2019, with the kid briefly being faraway from the house. David’s oldest daughter from a earlier relationship, 13-year-old Maryssa Eason, testified in opposition to them in courtroom.
Jenelle additionally has a historical past of drug abuse, with the Teen Mother 2 star admitted to heroin use. In 2017, she stated she nearly overdose and died from the lethal drug.
“I believe my low level was with my drug subject and the entire heroin factor,” she informed E! Information. “I nearly overdosed and died. I used to be attempting to run away from my issues after which I nearly overdosed.”
“Once I began withdrawing for the primary time in my life, I used to be like, ‘This isn’t the way in which I need to reside. That is scaring the s*** out of me, and I must get assist proper now,’” she continued.
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