TEEN Mom star Mackenzie Edwards expressed concern for her well-being with a cryptic quote on her Instagram Story.
The MTV star alluded to mental health issues in the post, which was shared after her estranged husband Ryan Edwards went public with his new girlfriend.
Mackenzie, 26, shared a cryptic quote on her Instagram Story that caught the attention of many fans.
It said: “I have watched myself go from being the happiest person in the world to fighting day after day to stay here. So yes, this comeback is personal.”
The mother of three didn’t add any additional context to the post.
Mackenzie shared the quote just days after Ryan’s rehab love interest, Amanda Conner, was revealed.
On September 8, The US Sun exclusively revealed that the former is the case Teenage mother Dad was dating Amanda Conner, a woman he met in rehab.
The single mother has a long history of drug-related arrests.
She and Ryan met in CADAS rehab, which Ryan had to complete for 28 days.
After his rehab stay, the father of three was sent to the Oasis Halfway House.
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Amanda is the first woman Ryan has become romantically involved with since his split from Mackenzie.
ALL ABOUT AMANDA
Like Ryan, his newest lover has a long criminal history involving drugs.
As previously reported by The US Sun, Amanda is from Chattanooga, Tennessee.
She is the mother of a son.
Ryan and Amanda were recently spotted at a restaurant together with a baby in tow.
However, it is unclear whether the baby was hers.
Amanda’s legal troubles date back to 2009 in Hamilton County.
According to the county website, she was arrested for various crimes, including theft under $500 in February 2009, after which she was sentenced to 11 months and 29 days suspended and placed on probation.
She was also charged with theft of property in June 2016 and received the same sentence.
Then, in September 2016, Amanda was arrested for possession of a controlled substance.
She pleaded guilty and was sentenced to 11 months and 29 days in prison.
In August 2017, she was arrested again for possession of a controlled substance.
She pleaded guilty again and was ordered to enter CADAS rehab.
In November 2021, Amanda was arrested for Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Possession of Controlled Substances and Registration, and Misuse of Evidence.
These charges were dropped in April 2023.
Amanda was caught and taken into custody in May 2022 on charges of Possession of a Controlled Substance, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and Attempted Fraudulent Use of a Credit or Debit Card.
The first two charges were dismissed and she received a suspended sentence of 11 months and 29 days.
She was also placed on probation.
In June 2022, she was arrested again, this time for driving under the influence, possession of drugs without a prescription, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of a controlled substance and other traffic-related charges.
She pleaded guilty to drink driving and was released to CADAS rehab on July 13, 2023 – the same time as Ryan.
Amanda completed treatment on August 17 and all other charges against her were dismissed.
She found herself in trouble again when she was arrested Aug. 19 on charges of general category drugs for resale, possession of controlled substances, possession of drug paraphernalia and contraband in a correctional facility.
The prosecution dismissed all of these charges.
RYAN & MACKS REUNION
Ryan’s latest foray into romance comes after he and his estranged wife Mackenzie reunited on August 15 at the dorm where he was staying.
The couple were seen doing laps on public sidewalks around the facility before going their separate ways.
During their walk, they appeared to be laughing and flirting at times, although they did not appear to touch each other at all.
Mackenzie wore her diamond wedding ring while Ryan was seen without his wedding ring.
Much of their interaction consisted of heated and emotional conversations.
At certain points in the conversation, Mackenzie could be seen lowering her arms as if in defeat.
She seemed frustrated when Ryan spoke.
Ryan, for his part, appeared defensive when Mackenzie spoke up.
Mackenzie and Ryan are parents to children Jagger, four, and Stella, three.
Both have a child from previous relationships.
Mackenzie and Ryan broke up earlier this year.
On February 8, she filed for a protection order against him, accusing him of domestic violence.
The order was dropped during a hearing on July 14 to allow Ryan to speak to her children about it.
Mackenzie filed for divorce from Ryan on February 27.
The couple tied the knot in 2017.