There are only two episodes of Teen Mom left, and things are going to get intense. Fans have watched as things between Maci Bookout and Ryan Edwards became more tense, making co-parenting Bentley almost impossible. She invited herself on a family vacation with Ryan, his family, and his new girlfriend, and on the new episode, she is going to try to get Ryan and Dalis to attend Bentley’s birthday party.
Having to share your child’s special day is obviously hard. However, Maci tries to alleviate some of that for Ryan when she has Bentley invite his dad (and Dalis, who Maci says she is now a “fan of”) over for his birthday. The clip shows Maci holding the phone for Bentley as he asks in his adorable voice that the two celebrate his birthday with him. How can Ryan say no?! The clip ends, but as last week’s previews showed fans, the four probably aren’t going to join together for the little boys big day.
Maci later admitted to Us Weekly, “Bentley’s birthday was pretty emotional in dealing with the custody stuff with Ryan.”
This episode in particular will give fans an in-depth look at how hard co-parenting a child can be. Unfortunately, teens don’t often think about how, when a relationship involving a child doesn’t work out, they will need to essentially share the child. People may slam Teen Mom for glamorizing teen pregnancy, but it is pieces like this that continue to promote the message that MTV initially wanted to get across.
Do you think it was awkward for Maci Bookout to have Bentley call and invite his dad to his birthday?
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