Teen OG stars Ryan and Mackenzie Edwards leave MTV reality series in bitter parting

Mail Online | 7/21/2018 | Dailymail.com Reporter
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Mackenzie Standifer and Ryan Edwards have announced their departure from MTV's Teen Mom.

'We're not returning to Teen Mom this season,' Standifer, 21, told E! News on Friday.

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Standifer, who tied the knot with Edwards in May of 2017, said that MTV presented conditions for their participation on the show moving forward.

'The network told us they don't want to show Ryan as a recovering addict,' said Standifer, who's expecting her first child with Edwards. 'But 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.'

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Edwards, who has a nine-year-old son named Bentley with Teen Mom star Maci Bookout, said that MTV is taking Bookout's 'word on how [he's] doing,' as well as leverage her status with the network to dictate his future with them.

The Chattanooga, Tennessee native, 30, said Maci wouldn't film the show unless he entered rehab and left the series.

'But I'm sober,' he said.

Edwards told the outlet that MTV presented them with a one-sided business arrangement: 'They want to want to talk about us but they don't want to pay...
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