Ryan Edwards hasn’t been essentially the most attentive mother or father to son Bentley, so on the upcoming season of ‘Teen Mother OG,’ mother Maci Bookout hopes the 2 can restore issues with remedy.
Between dependancy points, serving jail time and being filmed mocking 12-year-old son Bentley‘s emotions on Teen Mother OG, Ryan Edwards isn’t about to win any father of the yr awards along with his son by Maci Bookout. However the MTV star is set that her oldest baby forge a more healthy relationship along with his organic dad, despite the fact that Maci’s husband Taylor McKinney has been within the energetic position as a mother or father to Bentley since their Oct. 2016 nuptials. Maci is all for Bentley and Ryan going to remedy collectively to enhance their father-son relationship, in Teen Mother OG’s season 9 trailer.
Within the promo for the upcoming season — which premieres Jan. 26, 2021 on MTV — Maci is seen asking her son if he “nonetheless needs to go to remedy” as Bentley seems at his mother with a involved expression on his face. They’re subsequent seen within the automotive apparently on the way in which to an appointment, giving one another supportive fist bumps. Within the accompanying press launch, MTV notes that Maci “places her private emotions apart to help Bentley he takes the steps essential to restore his relationship along with his dad Ryan.”
Bentley is sort of an adolescent now, so he’s clearly changing into conscious of his emotional wants. Plus, he’s actually capable of watch his mother and pop’s drama play out on TV from the time he was born. Maci obtained pregnant with Bentley at 16, whereas she and Ryan had been highschool sweethearts. The 29-year-old first grew to become well-known when she appeared on MTV’s then-groundbreaking 16 and Pregnant actuality sequence. Maci has since been a forged member on Teen Mother OG, which is getting into it’s ninth season.
Maci has been married to husband Taylor McKinney since Oct. 2016, they usually have two kids: five-year-old daughter Jayde and four-year-old son Maverick. Ryan married spouse Mackenzie Standifer in 2017 simply earlier than getting into rehab. The pair has two younger kids, son Jagger born in 2018 and 11-month-old daughter Stella.
Sadly, Ryan was seen in a Could 2020 Teen Mother OG episode mocking poor Bentley, who cried after he and his first girlfriend broke up. He was proven speaking to Mackenzie and mentioned “I really feel like he’s going to be a type of guys that boo-hoo cries slightly bit,” then added, “I really feel like he’s going to be a type of guys the place the chicks simply break up with him on objective only for a humorous present.” That needed to have harm Bentley a lot to have his dad dragging his ache on nationwide TV.
Ryan has additionally had points with drug dependancy and jail stints. He was arrested on January 23, 2019 and charged with easy possession of heroin, violating his probation from a 2017 possession of heroin cost. In March 2018, he was arrested for petition to revoke after failing a drug check in January 2018, testing optimistic for opiates and morphine. He was arrested once more in July 2018 for breaking probation. In between these arrests, Ryan tried rehab twice, in Could 2017 and Oct. 2018.
In a June 2019 Teen Mother OG episode, Maci shared how she feared how all of Ryan’s authorized troubles would have an effect on Bentley. She even vented to her husband Taylor about how Ryan needs to be calling his son extra whereas he was behind bars. “Actually, we don’t actually co-parent,” Maci confessed in a March 21, 2020 EXCLUSIVE interview with HollywoodLife. “Taylor and I undoubtedly co-parent. If anybody, it will be Jen and Larry,” Maci continued, referring to Ryan’s dad and mom. Maci defined, “Yeah, we [she and Ryan] don’t have the connection in any respect at this level.” In Teen Mother OG season 9, Maci seems to be placing the nicely being of Bentley first and attempting to assist him restore his damaged relationship with Ryan.