Maci Bookout Speaks Publicly For The First Time About Ryan Edwards’ Most Recent Arrest…
Maci Bookout is ready to talk about Ryan Edwards‘ most recent arrest…
The topic of Edwards’ recent arrest came up early on the show, and Bookout was quick to note that everything was very much up in the air after her ex was booked on drug charges a few weeks ago (below):
“I’ll be honest, I have no idea what state he’s in because he’s not allowed to be around any of us. He can’t just be in the same location as me and the family. So I have no idea. He’s not allowed to contact us or anything like that. But I mean, he did get arrested, I don’t know â€¦ I mean, I do know why, but I don’t want to say. I feel better that he is in jail because I know he’s safe there, if that makes sense. I know he’s not driving around. He’s not doing something that could potentially hurt him or an innocent person. So it sucks, crappy situation for everyone.”
A crappy situation for everyone, indeed.
Even though Bookout herself is long past gone from Edwards’ life, they do (and will forever) share a son in Bentley, and so Maci points out that it’s difficult for her to explain these things to her soon-to-be-ten-year-old boy (below):
“It’s Bentley’s dad. Although Bentley’s about to be 10, I’m not sure how much time [Ryan] can make up now, but still, I mean, no one ever wants to tell their child that something terrible has happened to their parent. â€¦ [He] understands. He doesn’t ever ask questions. We fill him in on what’s going on and as sad as it is, the reason he doesn’t ask questions is because it’s kind of just always been.”
And maybe most importantly, Maci pointed out that her relationship with Ryan’s parents, Jen and Larry Edwards, is still very strong — and Bentley will benefit from that (below):
“Any time anything has ever gone on that’s really bad, his main concern is being able to spend time with his Mimi and Papa. So, Taylor and I, and Jen and Larry, always just make sure to â€¦ for us to always be â€¦ I mean we’re not always going to get along or agree with each other, but the four us do a really good job of making sure that everything is good for Bentley and that Bentley still gets to spend time with them and in that aspect everything is normal for Bentley because again, that is what he’s used to, is being able to see Jen and Larry.”
Tough stuff for everyone, no doubt.
We feel for you, Maci!!!
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