Maci Bookout collapses in ‘Teen Mom’ teaser from Ryan’s overdose

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Maci bookout was upset when i learned ex Ryan Edwards had taken an overdose.

In a Wednesday, August 30, teaser for an upcoming episode of Teen Mom: The Next ChapterMaci, 32, becomes emotional as he recalls the harrowing incident.

“When I found out that Ryan had overdosed, that was really the first time I was really scared,” she says as the camera switches to a serious-looking conversation between Maci and her 15-year-old son, Bentley, with whom she leads Ryan, 35. The short clip doesn’t show a conversation between Maci and Bentley, but it shows the mother and son looking serious.

“It’s so hard,” she cries in the confessional.

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While the teaser doesn’t reveal the timing of Ryan’s overdose, according to Ryan’s affidavit, the Tennessee native was found “unconscious and unresponsive” in the driver’s seat of his truck in April Us weekly by the time. Ryan – who had previously been arrested twice in early 2023 – was charged with simple possession of a controlled substance and drunk driving after the crash, in which “the vehicle’s front tire on the driver’s side struck the curb on the median shoulder, where the vehicle then crashed.” “came to a halt.”

Ryan was found with a sachet containing a “crystal-like substance,” the report said, and a “second small sachet of what appeared to be blue powder.” When he got to the hospital, he “advised him to snort a powder before waking up in the back seat of an ambulance.” (According to the report, Ryan was treated with Narcan — an over-the-counter drug that “quickly reverses an opioid overdose.” National Health Institute — and “eventually regained consciousness.”

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Later that month, Ryan was sentenced to nearly a year in prison after pleading guilty to molesting his wife Mackenzie Edwards Beginning of the year. (Mackenzie — who shares 8-year-old son Jagger and 5-year-old daughter Stella with Ryan — filed for divorce in February.)

During Ryan’s stay in prison, Maci spoke exclusively Us that his bond with Bentley had actually grown stronger.

“I think as crazy as it is, because he’s in jail right now he’s showing up and communicating with Bentley, IMO, more consistently now than ever, which is stunning,” she shared in July before the premiere of the second season of Teen Mom: The Next Chapter. “As a mother, it makes me feel good to know that while Ryan made really bad decisions and is facing the consequences, I’m glad to see that it hasn’t stopped him from showing up or calling and communicating because that’s in would have brought everything to a standstill in the past.”

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Ryan was released from prison that same month and placed in a transitional home – and he appears to be maintaining his relationship with Bentley.

On Aug. 27, Bentley shared a photo of him posing with his father, stepfather Taylor McKinney and grandfather Larry Edwards on the golf course.

“Family,” the teen captioned the cute pic.

Ryan was also photographed seemingly in good spirits when his estranged wife Mackenzie visited him at the treatment center earlier this month.

Teen Mom: The Next Chapter airs Wednesdays at 8 p.m. ET on MTV.

Lindsay Lowe

Lindsay Lowe is a Worldtimetodays U.S. News Reporter based in Canada. His focus is on U.S. politics and the environment. He has covered climate change extensively, as well as healthcare and crime. Lindsay Lowe joined Worldtimetodays 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:

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