“Teen Mom” star Ryan Edwards was harshly criticized in a new post for joking about his near-fatal drug overdose and numerous arrests

RYAN Edwards has been criticized online for appearing to joke about his arrests and near-fatal overdose.

The former Teen Mom star shared a poorly received meme and shoutout to the new girlfriend he met in rehab.

Ryan Edwards almost overdosed and was sent to prison


Ryan Edwards almost overdosed and was sent to prisonPhoto credit: Adam Gray for The US Sun
The Teen Mom star appeared to joke about his incarceration online


The Teen Mom star appeared to joke about his incarceration onlinePhoto credit: Instagram/rcedwards85

Ryan was arrested earlier this year for possession of a controlled substance and driving under the influence after the Teen Mom OG alum was found passed out in the driver’s seat of his truck.

After he was released from prison nine months early, he went to a rehab clinic.

Less than a month into his rehab, the 35-year-old was ordered to enter the Oasis Halfway House.

There he met single mother Amanda Conner, who herself has a long history of drug-related arrests.

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Last week, Mackenzie’s ex shared the meme in an Instagram story, drawing attention to his current situation.

“Your girlfriend has your location to see if you are cheating. My girlfriend has it so she knows which hospital or prison to pick me up from,” he shared.

But Teen Mom viewers all in one Online chat room didn’t laugh.

“He’s a fucking idiot!!” one person hit. “It doesn’t get any stupider than this quack!!!!”

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Another exploded: “So hilarious Ryan! You should tell the judge.”

While a third lamented: “As long as they continue to ‘excuse’ him so he doesn’t face the consequences of his own actions in prison, things will only get worse.”

Ryan’s rocky road

Ryan has been in and out of prison since the beginning of the year on drug abuse, harassment and other charges.

He was arrested at his workplace on February 10, 2023 for harassment, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of a controlled substance and violating the protective order.

He was subsequently arrested on March 1 on charges of aggravated stalking and violating a protective order after authorities issued two warrants for his arrest on February 23.

Ryan pleaded guilty to harassment charges at a court hearing. The Reality Summary of Ashley reported.

The former TV personality was ordered to complete rehabilitation treatment and have no contact with the victim.

He was sentenced to a suspended sentence of 11 months and 29 days.

Charges of possession of drug paraphernalia, stalking and violating an order of protection were dismissed.

He was sentenced to rehab for his possession of a controlled substance, with the option of having the sentence reduced after six months for good behavior.


The US Sun can exclusively reveal that the troubled reality star is dating a woman he met in rehab.

The US Sun obtained an exclusive photo of Ryan and Amanda, 33, walking from their residence hall, which is on the same property as CADAS rehab, to the main building for group therapy and workshops on August 15.

Ryan also posted a now-deleted photo with Amanda on his motorcycle, as The US Sun was able to match her arm tattoos to her Instagram posts.

A source claimed: “They met and got to know each other in rehab. He doesn’t take anyone on his bike unless that’s a thing. No friends.” [are allowed].”

The insider claimed they were spotted hanging out together by the pool at an apartment on Sunday.

A fan also posted a photo of Ryan, Amanda, another man and a baby at a restaurant on Reddit earlier this week.

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The woman, who works at the restaurant, wrote in the Reddit post: “They were sitting on the high bar and squeezing the small child into one of them [their] Rounds…Ryan seems really good looking and was super polite.”

The source continued to The US Sun about Ryan’s new relationship: “Choosing to spend your time with the type of people you surround yourself with is not OK. This girl is dangerous.”

Ryan was sent to prison earlier this year


Ryan was sent to prison earlier this yearPhoto credit: Adam Gray for The US Sun
His ex-wife Mackenzie supported his rehab


His ex-wife Mackenzie supported his rehabPhoto credit: Matt Symons for The US Sun
Ryan is now dating Amanda Conner, who has a criminal record herself


Ryan is now dating Amanda Conner, who has a criminal record herselfPhoto credit: Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office


CELINE CASTRONUOVO is a Dailynationtoday U.S. News Reporter based in London. His focus is on U.S. politics and the environment. He has covered climate change extensively, as well as healthcare and crime. CELINE CASTRONUOVO joined Dailynationtoday in 2023 from the Daily Express and previously worked for Chemist and Druggist and the Jewish Chronicle. He is a graduate of Cambridge University. Languages: English. You can get in touch with me by emailing: celine@dailynationtoday.com.

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