What's going on with them?!
There’s nothing that makes news in the Teen Mom community like a firing. When Farrah Abraham was fired, fans were shocked, and many didn’t even believe it. It was only a few months later that the Teen Mom cast was hit with another loss. After going off on a homophobic tirade on Twitter, Jenelle’s new husband David Eason was given the boot as well… Or was he?
Even though it seems that every outlet including MTV has confirmed that David was fired, David himself is denying this update. On top of that, he’s making it perfectly clear that he’s not sorry for his comments on the LGBTQ community, and that he doesn’t even really know what it is!
When news breaks in the Teen Mom community, it’s often not until several months later that it is later confirmed on the show itself. For example, reports that Farrah Abraham was fired from Teen Mom OG came out in October but only just aired on the show in March. So although many outlets, including MTV’s official Twitter, have reported that David Eason was fired for his homophobic rant , it won’t be confirmed on Teen Mom 2 for at least a few more months. In the meantime, it seems that David Eason isn’t even sure of his own status.
“Do you feel like you owe an apology to the LGBT community?” TMZ asked.
“I don’t even know what that means!” David confesses. “But for gay people or whatever? If that’s what that abbreviation means, then yeah, I’m sorry.”
But is he really? “See, I don’t even worry about that,” David said. “It’s not in my life, it’s not in my family’s life to even have to worry about something like that. If it becomes a problem, then we would focus on it then.”
David goes on to claim that he was never fired by MTV. “MTV never fired me,” he claimed. “I don’t know who posted the thing on Twitter from the MTV account,” David said, referring to MTV’s statement: “David Eason’s personal comments do not reflect the views of MTV. With six weeks left of production on ‘Teen Mom 2,’ effective immediately, we are ending our relationship with him.”
David continued, “Whoever runs MTV’s social media is not the ‘boss man.’ That’s not the person who makes the rules… They never called me and told me I was fired. They never said I’m not getting my money.”
But he confesses they did tell him they were no longer filming with him. “[MTV said] ‘We don’t want to film with you for the next 3 episodes,’” David revealed, but he doesn’t seem too torn up. “That’s great because I never wanted to film in the first place!”
According to Jenelle, they will both resume filming only “If [they] want to do it.” But Jenelle still has some hangups about MTV.
“The only big issue with MTV right now that I’m having a hard time swallowing is… No offense, they shouldn’t be shooting up heroin. They shouldn’t be smoking weed. They shouldn’t be almost ODing on a couch, but he gets fired.”
Wait — so did she just admit that David is fired?!
“They showed [Ryan Edwards ]driving on drugs, but he’s not fired!” David said.
David and Jenelle tried to clear things up for fans, but all it seemed to do was make things way more confusing. Reddit user brokesocialworker pointed out, “Jenelle and David can’t even agree if David is fired or not.”