Will she have a new dad?
In the course of Teen Mom’s MTV run, we’ve seen some very bad parenting. From dozing off while holding children to losing custody on drug charges, it seems some of the worst parenting of all time have been captured on the show.
But with the bad comes the good, and Teen Mom has also showed some of the best parenting. Whether it’s swooping in to protect children from their significant others or just spending quality time with the little ones, the show is full of moments that will warm anyone’s heart.
Among the better parents is Chelsea Houska’s husband, Cole DeBoer. Together, they make an incredible power team who shower their children, Aubree and Watson, with love. There’s just one thing: Cole isn’t actually Aubree’s father.
Although Cole is Aubree’s step-father, she is still legally the daughter of Chelsea’s ex, Adam Lind. But as Adam spends more and more time behind bars for drug and abuse charges, is it possible that Cole is going to adopt Aubree?
Taking Him to Court
From the very beginning on 16 and Pregnant, Adam Lind wasn’t a very popular cast member. It was clear he had an attitude, and from that to his unfaithfulness to Chelsea Houska, not many people were interested in seeing what he was up to. Even her own father Randy wanted them to split up! After their long on-and-off relationship finally came to an end, Chelsea found her soulmate in Cole DeBoer. But when you have a child with someone, they’re part of your life forever — and Chelsea learned that the hard way.
Even though Adam has always had an attitude when it comes to filming, things got much uglier in recent years. Adam Lind recently developed an addiction to various drugs and subsequently spent some serious time behind bars. In fact, there’s currently a warrant out for his arrest according to many sources! With all of this going on, he doesn’t have much time to be a father to Aubree, and she’s taken him to court over it.
In January, Chelsea won multiple court cases against Adam. In addition to reducing Adam’s visitation, Aubree’s last name was changed from Lind to Lind-DeBoer. Now, are she and Cole going to take him to court with adoption papers?
Fans began to wonder after Cole posted this adorable shot of Aubree all dolled up. “Look at my STUNNING little sweetie,” he captioned the post. “I am so so lucky to have her as my dancing partner!!! Father daughter dance time!!!”
“Adopt her!!!!” one fan commented on Instagram. Others acted like Adam doesn’t exist, writing, “She loves you so much and you’re the best daddy ever!!!!!”
Other fans aren’t so interested in this possibility, pointing out that Cole is already practically Aubree’s legal father. “People are too preoccupied with Cole legally adopting Aubree,” wrote reddit user TVcounselor. “He’s already her primary father figure and she took his last name. I don’t see how making it legal would change anything about their relationship at all.”
They seem to be holding out hope that Adam will come back into his daughter’s hope. “Adam is terrible of course but maybe someday he will get his act together and want to be in Aubree’s life,” they wrote. “Changing everything legally just seems like complicating things for no reason.”