Teen Mom OG alum Maci Bookout
Maci opened up about her son Bentley’s emotions in direction of filming for the newest Teen Mother spinoff. Pic credit score: @macideshanebookout/Instagram

Maci Bookout talked about how her son Bentley Edwards feels about showing on Teen Mother: The Subsequent Chapter.

Maci started sharing her storyline with Teen Mother viewers in 2009 when she joined the solid of 16 and Pregnant earlier than transferring on to Teen Mother OG.

Her eldest baby, 13-year-old Bentley, has grown up earlier than Teen Mother viewers’ eyes, showing on the franchise since Maci was nonetheless pregnant with him.

Maci shares her firstborn son along with her ex, Ryan Edwards, who was fired by MTV last year after showing alongside Maci and Bentley on Teen Mother OG for over a decade.

Now that Bentley is a young person, he has opened as much as his mother about filming, and Maci shared his ideas in a latest interview with Too Fab.

Maci revealed that since Bentley’s life has been captured on TV actually since his delivery, it’s change into his regular.

Maci Bookout talks about son Bentley Edwards filming for Teen Mother: The Subsequent Chapter

“I feel in at the moment’s world with social media and influencers, I really feel like he’s truly turning into extra appreciative of the platform and the work that it takes to make a TV present and the braveness it takes for somebody like me to place my life on the market and the braveness for him, as a result of he’s shared quite a lot of issues on the present,” Maci shared.

Maci famous that Bentley is on the age the place he’s begun voicing that it’s typically “annoying” to movie, however she’s by no means compelled him to take action. She added that MTV’s manufacturing crews have additionally been supportive, not forcing any of the children to movie in the event that they don’t need to.

Being a young person additionally implies that Bentley has been asking Maci and his stepdad Taylor McKinney when he can begin utilizing social media, as Teen Mother: The Subsequent Chapter viewers noticed in previews for this season.

Maci admitted that it’s “tremendous difficult,” and she or he has “no concept” what she’s doing in relation to navigating social media use with a 13-year-old. Noting that social media wasn’t round when she was rising up, Maci mentioned it’s tough as a dad or mum to discern what must be allowed or prohibited.

“I don’t have any dangerous emotions aside from apparent fears that might include any baby whether or not they’re on TV or not,” Maci admitted. “We’re using the wave collectively. No guarantees.”

Teen Mother: The Subsequent Chapter airs on Tuesdays at 8/7c on MTV.