A few months after his stint in rehab for heroin abuse, Teen Mom OG star Ryan Edwards went to Las Vegas for his bachelor party, and cameras caught him with a beer in his hand. Did the 30-year-old break his sobriety while celebrating in Sin City?
On the most recent episode of the popular MTV reality show, Maci Bookout’s baby daddy drank a Bud Light with his dad and two friends.
“Well brother, this is your last weekend as a free man,” said Edwards’ friend. “So, let’s go out and find ourselves some t***ies and some beers!”
The scene shocked fans since sources claimed when Edwards left rehab that he was sober from both drugs and alcohol.
But Edwards’ wife, Mackenzie Standifer, says that her husband is doing just fine and hasn’t fallen off the wagon, telling Radar Online, that viewers can say what they want.
During last year’s season finale, cameras caught Edwards falling asleep at the wheel while his wife asked him if had taken Xanax. He later admitted to her that he was addicted to heroin.
But, even though Standifer says her husband hasn’t relapsed, she is still afraid it could happen. She says that it was easy when Edwards was in rehab because she knew he was safe and couldn’t get anything. But, now that he is home, life punched them in the face, and it is scary because if he wants something, he can get it.
Edwards’ sobriety is a huge concern for Bookout, and she is so worried about a relapse she has requested that her ex takes drug tests before seeing their son, Bentley. In a recent episode, she told her friend that Edwards could see their son anytime he wants, as long as he proves he is drug-free. She says that if he is clean, he should have nothing to hide.
Edwards says he is grateful to his wife for helping him get sober and can’t believe he let himself go the way he did – calling himself disgusting and pathetic. But, even though he is now clean, it doesn’t mean things are perfect in his relationship.
Standifer has told friends that her husband has been “super short-tempered,” and even though she knew things would be difficult, she wasn’t prepared for the constant stress and exhaustion.
Ryan Edwards told his wife that he couldn’t have gotten clean without her and he doesn’t want her to feel like she has to walk on eggshells around him and constantly worry. He says they will fight, but that doesn’t mean he will do anything crazy or stupid.
New episodes of Teen Mom OG air Monday nights on MTV.