Teen Mother OG star Mackenzie Standifer accused Maci Bookout of “humiliating” and “exploiting” her husband, Ryan Edwards, in an open letter that was unearthed by a Redditor on February 28. Mackenzie initially penned the word for the Season 6 reunion in 2017, alleging it was Maci’s accountability to inform the Edwards about Ryan’s heroin dependancy.
“Maci, you informed me to my face, merely days after I had knowledgeable you about Ryan in search of assist, that you just had recognized about his drawback since November,” she stated. “That was 186 days; 400,464 hours; and 267,840 minutes that he might’ve died, and nonetheless, you stated nothing. You let everybody know that you just feared for his life, whereas concurrently exploiting Ryan and his dependancy on the present.”
Mackenzie continued: “As an alternative of fixing the issue, or making an effort to resolve it, you determined to humiliate Ryan, humiliate myself and his total household, however extra importantly, you’ve humiliated our kids for years to come back.”
“Serving to Ryan doesn’t imply speaking about all of his issues on nationwide tv,” she added. “It means being supporting, not kicking somebody after they’re down, and respecting the privateness that all of us so graciously deserve.”
Maci Didn’t Apologize to Mackenzie
Mackenzie Edwards’ well-known “Open letter to Maci” from the Season 6 Reunion. She’s most likely engaged on one other one proper now. from TeenMomOGandTeenMom2
If Mackenzie needed an apology from Maci on the Season 6 reunion, she didn’t get one. The Tennessee native solely had curt phrases for her ex’s associate, telling Mackenzie that if she needed her life to be non-public she shouldn’t have signed as much as be on a tv present.
“I didn’t exploit you, your husband did,” Maci informed her, as famous by Individuals.
If something, Maci stated their relationship was much more strained after Mackenzie’s letter, telling host Dr. Drew Pinsky the word was “bulls**t.”
Again in 2017, MTV filmed Ryan nodding off whereas driving impaired to his impromptu wedding ceremony. At instances, Mackenzie tapped Ryan whereas he was driving so he would keep awake and grabbed ahold of the wheel. Solely Ryan’s mother and father attended the nuptials. It’s gone on to grow to be some of the memorable moments within the Teen Mother franchise.
Ryan, 33, has since been arrested a number of instances, hung out in jail and rehab. Some followers suspect that Ryan remains to be abusing medicine based mostly on his actions documented in latest Teen Mother OG episodes. He’s comparatively inactive on social media, although his final Instagram publish (from July 2018) was about remaining sober.
The Feud Has Continued to Escalate in 2021
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The letter was written practically 4 years in the past, however issues between Ryan, Maci and his household haven’t improved.
The Edwards have been feuding with Maci and her husband Taylor McKinney after 12-year-old Bentley distanced himself from his paternal household. The Edwards have blamed Maci for the boundaries Bentley set, with Mackenzie and Ryan calling her a “petty b****” on Teen Mother OG.
Either side have been preventing with one another through social media, with Maci clapping again at Mackenzie after she not directly accused Bentley of mendacity. They’ve already filmed the Season 9 reunion, however Mackenzie refused to face Maci.
“Mackenzie is courageous sitting on a sofa responding to strangers on social media about my son, however nonetheless not courageous sufficient to sit down on a sofa and discuss to me on the reunion,” Maci, 29, tweeted on February 26.
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