Ryan Edwards isn’t the one one slamming MTV! Former Teen Mom 2 solid member David Eason, who’s married to star Jenelle Evans, referred to as out the community on Friday, July 20, for casting Bristol Palin on Teen Mom OG.
Eason, 30, who was fired from the show in February after homophobic tweets he posted went viral, took to Instagram Friday with a submit expressing his disdain for the community’s newest addition. “I know MTV is comprised of hypocrites but how do you fire me and hire Bristol Palin after all of her homophobic and racist remarks?” he wrote.
He famous in his caption that whereas he has nothing towards Palin personally, he has “everything against MTV, which he called “liberals trying to confuse, persuade, and penalize.”
MTV launched an announcement to Us Weekly in February after slicing ties with Eason. “David Eason’s personal comments do not reflect the views of MTV,” a community spokesperson stated. With six weeks left of manufacturing on Teen Mom 2, efficient instantly, we’re ending our relationship with him.”
Palin confirmed she would be joining the cast of Teen Mom OG on Friday, July 20. A supply revealed solely to Us Weekly that the 27-year-old would be raking in $250,000 for the present, with choices to increase her contract for a second and third 12 months an extra $50,000 for every choice exercised. “She could be making $350,000 in three years,” the insider shared.
Palin has been concerned in a number of controversies involving homophobia and racism over time. In 2012, she critiqued former President Barack Obama’s public place on same-sex marriage, writing in a blog post, “Sometimes dads ought to lead their household in the suitable methods of considering. In this case, it might’ve been good if the President would’ve been an precise chief and helped form their ideas as a substitute of merely reflecting what many youngsters assume after one too many episodes of Glee.”
That identical 12 months, Palin penned a blog post refuting reports that she laughed when her son Tripp, now 9, referred to as his aunt a “f—-t” on an episode of her Lifetime actuality sequence, Bristol Palin: Life’s a Tripp.
“This is not true,” Palin wrote on the time. “Let me be clear. I’m not proud of what he did say. Sadly, he used a different ‘f word.’”
Meanwhile, Edwards, 30, additionally had some selection phrases for MTV after asserting on Friday that he and his pregnant spouse, Mackenzie Standifer, can be leaving the show. Standifer claimed to E! News that MTV didn’t “want to show Ryan as a recovering addict.”
The 21-year-old additionally alleged that the community wished to signal a contract with the couple’s baby. “They did want to enter a contract with our unborn baby and have the baby film with Ryan’s parents so it would look like someone else is raising it,” she instructed the publication.
“Don’t take everything you see on MTV as factual truth,” Edwards, who’s Maci Bookout‘s ex, later wrote on Instagram. “They don’t want to show me or Mack in a happy light or that I am active in my recovery. I AM,” he declared. “They want me to look angry, passive aggressive and uncaring regarding things that mean the most to me. I’m done taking their s–t and letting the world believe this by standing up for myself. You’re believing a lie. And soon … very very soon, you WILL see the TRUTH behind the LIAR.”
MTV has but to answer Eason or Edwards’ statements.
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