Former Teen Mom OG star Ryan Edwards stirred up a social media storm when he shared a controversial photo of his wife, Mackenzie, on Instagram in February 2023. The now-deleted image created quite a buzz, and it wasn’t the first time Ryan took to social media to express his feelings about his relationship. Let’s dive into the details of this intriguing incident.
Who is Ryan Edwards?
Ryan Edwards became a household name as a cast member on MTV’s “16 and Pregnant.” He initially appeared on the show as the partner of Maci Bookout, and together, they share a son named Bentley. Although they were once engaged, their relationship eventually came to an end. Ryan, 35 years old and hailing from Hixson, Tennessee, has experienced both fame and personal challenges.Currently married to Mackenzie Edwards, whom he wed in 2017, Ryan’s life has been an open book, thanks to his appearances on “Teen Mom.” However, in 2023, he is no longer a cast member on the show. Ryan has been candid about his struggles with addiction and even sought rehabilitation during his time on “Teen Mom.”In a revealing moment on “Teen Mom OG” season 7, Mackenzie discussed the difficulties in their relationship, stating, “I knew it would be hard but I didn’t know it would be like this… Like a daily dose of I don’t know what’s coming my way. It’s just so much stress all the time. When Ryan was in rehab, it was easy, he was safe… Then when he came home, it was like life punched us both in the face.”
Ryan’s Controversial Instagram Post
On Thursday, February 9, former MTV star Ryan made waves by sharing a photo of his wife on Instagram, as reported by The Sun. In the post, he referred to his wife as “spineless” and accused her of infidelity. While Mackenzie Edwards remained silent about the picture publicly, some changes occurred on her Instagram profile. She removed the term “wife” from her bio and deleted certain photos she had previously shared with Ryan. It’s worth noting that Mackenzie had not posted anything on Instagram since 2022. You can find her on Instagram at @mackedwards95, where she boasts nearly 550,000 followers.
Legal Consequences: Ryan Edwards Arrested
In the wake of Ryan’s controversial Instagram post, Page Six reported that Mackenzie took the matter to the police, filing a report on Friday, February 10. According to the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office report, Mackenzie alleged that her husband had posted “revealing photos of her to his Instagram account.” The report clarifies that while the photographs did not display nudity, they were deemed “revealing.”As a result of the incident, Ryan was arrested and booked into the Silverdale Detention Center on multiple charges. This turn of events marked a significant escalation in the public drama surrounding the couple.The final post on Ryan’s Instagram page, shared on February 8, featured a quote, leaving fans and followers eagerly awaiting any updates or developments in this unfolding story.
Ryan Edwards’ decision to post a ‘revealing’ photo of his wife on Instagram ignited a flurry of reactions and legal consequences. As the situation continues to unfold, fans of the former Teen Mom OG star and followers of the couple are left to ponder the future of their tumultuous relationship.