“Teen Mom 2” star Jenelle Evans is pregnant with her new boyfriend Nathan Griffith’s child, but that news only follows her stunning admission that she had an abortion.
Estranged husband Courtland Rogers claimed he knew nothing of it and told Radar Online that he was shocked by the news and only found out through commercials for Evans’ MTV reality show.
“Nobody told me anything,” he told Radar Online. “I did not know that Jenelle had gotten pregnant and she didn’t talk to me about getting an abortion.” It marks the first interview since he was released from jail on Jan. 11, the Mirror added. Apparently he had been put behind bars due to drug charges.
In a preview trailer for the fifth season of the reality show, Evans is shown saying that she had an abortion but doesn't say in the clip who the father was.
“It’s not fair that I found out about the pregnancy on a ‘Teen Mom’ commercial! I didn’t know anything until I got out because I was trying to stay away from the drama,” Rogers said. “It breaks my heart. It hurts a lot inside. The fact that I had a kid and I didn’t even know I had a kid.”
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The reality star's ex said he would not have wanted a say in whether or not the child was aborted, but said that anything would have been better than finding out from television. What is even more shocking for Rogers is, Taylor Lewis, an ex whom he shares a child with, apparently knew about Evans’ decision and didn’t tell the father of her child.
“I can’t believe she wouldn’t run her mouth to me,” he said. “Taylor always thought Jenelle was so cool. She said, ‘I’m on television so I guess being friends with Jenelle benefitted me more than you did. She’s a stupid girl.”
No doubt, Evans does confess to having an abortion in the new trailer for the show and she says she doesn’t feel like it would be fair to her son Jace, whom her mother Barbara has full custody of currently. "It would be selfish to Jace if I had another child," she said. "I decided that I am going to get an abortion."
As Us Weekly pointed out, it’s not known if the scene was shot in January 2013 when she had a rumored miscarriage and was still with Rogers or if she was talking about her current pregnancy with her new boyfriend.
The premiere of season 5 of “Teen Mom 2” airs on MTV Tuesday night at 10/9c.
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