Former reality star Courtney Stodden, 20, responded to her mother’s resignation on Thursday by accusing her of throwing “me under the bus.” Stodden claimed her mother viewed her as "standing in her way" and that she was forced to have her resign. Krista Keller, Stodden's mother, left her position as her daughter’s manager on Wednesday, citing “creative differences.”
I feel like my Mom, in her recent statements to the press, is attempting to throw me under the bus... it hurts. pic.twitter.com/ae0fG2NRIt
â€” Courtney Stodden (@CourtneyStodden) May 28, 2015
“My mom’s desire to be famous interfered with her ability to manage me effectively,” Stodden said in a hand-written note she posted on Twitter Thursday. “She craved the limelight so much, she felt that, I, her daughter, was standing in her way. I was forced to have her resign. I do wish her the best. She’s my mother and I’ll always love her.”
Keller managed Stodden since she was 16. "It's very disappointing because I felt that things were not being done the way I felt they should be done," Keller explained in a statement to Fox411 on Wednesday. "I think there was interference there and not in the best interest of her career. I'm not putting people down, I'm just saying I wish things would have gone differently in the last six months in her career and as far as the decision making, I feel as the manager, I should have been respected and listened to." Stodden's husband, Doug Hutchison, still manages her career.
Stodden's recent venture into adult films may have been what pushed Keller over the edge. The 20-year-old partnered with adult film company Vivid Entertainment to release a solo sex tape on May 14. She reportedly was paid $1 million for the video, which the company's CEO Steven Hirsch called "the most unique footage I've ever seen" to TMZ on April 28.
Stodden has appeared on a number of reality television shows, including VH1's "Couple's Therapy" and the U.K.'s "Celebrity Big Brother." She married "The Green Mile" actor Doug Hutchison in 2011 when she was 16 and he was 51. The two separated in 2013 but have gotten back together.