Former teen mom and star mackenzie edwards (née Standifer) reacted to her estranged husband ryan edwardsprison time after his court hearing.
“It’s a start. He’s an addict,” said the 26-year-old MTV alum. Sun on Thursday, April 20 at the Hamilton County Courthouse, where Ryan, 35, received his prison sentence. “There are four other charges pending. Hopefully he’ll get more.”
Ryan was sentenced to serve a year in prison after he pleaded guilty to harassment charges against Mackenzie, In contact confirmed. Judge Starnes sentenced him to serve 11 months and 29 days behind bars, according to court documents seen by In contact. If he shows good behavior, Ryan could be granted early release and placed in halfway house or placed under house arrest. In contact also confirmed.
Hours before, In contact obtained police body camera footage showing Mackenzie reacting to Ryan’s alleged violence.
“I told him I wanted a divorce, so he knew for a minute,” she explained to Hamilton County sheriff’s authorities in the video, which was recorded after police responded to a call made on February 10. The images captured in the couple’s shared house. house showed the residence destroyed at the hands of the Teenage mother alum. “He just got crazy and violent, and it’s never been like that before, never.”
The former reality TV star later added that the former couple’s children “saw everything.” Ryan and Mackenzie share a son Jagger and a daughter Stella.
“They just want to go home and now they can’t,” Mackenzie said through tears, according to the footage.
The video revealed the 16 and pregnant The alumni house in Chattanooga, Tennessee, was left in complete disarray after Ryan allegedly ravaged the place, breaking windows, punching holes in walls, overturning furniture and even graffitiing derogatory slurs on the walls.
Ryan was subsequently arrested that day for violating a protection order against his estranged wife. In contact confirmed that he was ordered to vacate his residence immediately near Harris Bay State Park.
The father of three, who shares son Bentley with ex book Macipreviously threatened his wife during an alleged phone call, according to an arrest affidavit obtained by In contact.
“You better lie to the guys who come and ask you, they’ll come and ask you at work,” Ryan said during the call. “If you don’t tell me the truth right now, God, you’re going to regret it. … What is going to happen to you is going to be ugly”.