Popular Teen Mom star Maci Bookout has faced several challenges after her first pregnancy with Ryan Edwards. Their son Bentley is now undergoing therapy to cope with their parent’s divorce and complex relationship. Meanwhile, Maci is currently married to Taylor McKinney and has two other kids. Their relationship is on track, but things with Bentley’s grandparents are somewhat difficult. In a recent Teen Mom: The Next Chapter episode, the teenager joined his mother and stepfather on stage for the reunion episode. However, the host got in trouble for asking an inappropriate question to the young boy. Fans did not react well to this unsuitable question. Tune in to know what happened.
Teen Mom: Fans Outraged After Dr. Drew Questioned Maci Bookout’s Son Bentley About A Sensitive Subject
Maci Bookout McKinney and Ryan Edwards’ son Bentley is now 14 and recently joined his mother on the Teen Mom reunion episode. Things are hard for the teenage boy. His parent’s divorce really caused a strain on his mental health. Thus, he is seeking help from his therapist. The real reason for Bentley’s therapy is because of his not-so-good terms with his father. Before Bentley joined the stage, the host asked his mother, Maci, and stepfather Taylor several questions regarding their relationship with the teen’s father. Dr. Drew asked Maci if Edwards is still a part of his eldest son’s life. Taylor, in response, said, “He comes to visit Jen and Larry,” his parents. However, the host did not seem to be satisfied with the answer. Later, Bentley joined the stage, and after that, the conversation took an inappropriate turn.
After Teen Mom, Maci’s son Bentley joined the stage, and the host began asking him some questions. At first, he asked the youngster about therapy sessions and his bonding with his grandparents. Dr. Drew also asked the teenage boy about his role as a big brother with his siblings. Going further with his questions, the 64-year-old host asked Bentley if he was seeing his father or not. To which he responded uncomfortably, shaking his head and implying no. Fans got furious after his question and took to social media to criticize the host for trying to put the boy on the spot. One of them commented, “How can he ask something like this to a child”. They also pointed out that Bentley was already struggling with the situation. Another fan slammed MTV as the network let kids on the show. According to some viewers, having kids on the show is very inappropriate, and thier parents should not use their kids to make money.
Teen Mom: Bentley Opens Up About His Therapy Sessions
The fans of Teen Mom came to realize that Bentley is taking therapy as he is facing issues with his dad Ryan Edwards. However, Maci completely supports her son in seeking help. Although it does not seem that the ex is on board with seeing a therapist for himself and his son. In the recent episode, Bentley expressed that he feels much better after going to therapy. That’s because he feels the weight is off his shoulders and relaxed. Further, the question about his father visiting him made the young boy uncomfortable. Apparently, his answer was in sad denial. Viewers could sense that through his face.
Teen Mom stars Maci Bookout and Taylor seem to have no soft corner for the former’s ex, Ryan. It was evident after the host asked them a question about his visit. Well, fans were happy that Maci took an interest in her son’s mental health and offered him help as well. However, Bentley kept details about his mental health sessions private. Moreso, he does not often share his feelings because he finds it hard. Keep coming back to TV Season & Spoilers for all the latest reality TV updates.