“Teen Mom 2” stars Corey Simms and Leah Messer have not issued public statements since the West Virginia mother reportedly lost custody of her twin daughters to her ex-husband. While Messer issued cryptic tweets about her girls last weekend, Simms deleted his public profile.
Simms’ father, Jeff, responded to concerned fans who asked what happened to the MTV reality star’s page. “It's idle for now,” he wrote.
Simms, 25, rarely addressed “Teen Mom 2” drama on his personal page. There was only one notable time that he referenced his ex-wife on social media, which was after she was accused of abusing prescription pain pills.
Simms tweeted that he and his wife, Miranda, make Ali and Aleeah, 5, their top priority. “I don't know why I'm tweeting this because I honestly do not care what people think or what they say about me, but anyways, there is a reason for everything that Miranda and myself have said or done. We simply want the girls to grow up in a safe and healthy environment,” he wrote a day after “Teen Mom 2” documented Messer leaving for treatment in late August. Simms added: “Thank you to the people who understand, and to the people that don't: Well that just sucks, now don't it?”
Messer, 23, has long denied that she had a drug problem, even though he told Simms during Season 6 of “TM2” that he “knows” there’s a problem. She was filmed nodding off while holding her youngest daughter, Addie, 2.
As for the custody agreement with Addie, her second ex-husband, Jeremy Calvert, reportedly wants more time with their daughter. Like Simms, he is concerned that Messer is an inept mother after a police officer reportedly found Addie wandering unattended outside Messer’s’ home. Calvert is “indeed going to try to get primary custody of Addie,” The Ashley’s Reality Roundup reported Thursday. “This was something he wanted long before the Addie incident,” the publication said. “But it surely lit a fire under him to get to work on it.”
Messer maintains that she went to rehab in June to treat stress and anxiety and does not have a drug addiction. “Misconception comes with the territory,” she tweeted at the end of July.
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