Always changing. teen mom and alum mackenzie edwards (née Standifer) was first introduced to fans when she started dating book Maciex of ryan edwards. Since she stepped into the spotlight, viewers have been able to watch Mackenzie experiment with her style on the show and on social media.
Maci and Ryan appeared in the first season of 16 and pregnant in 2009. During the episode, the couple struggled to make their relationship work as they prepared to welcome a child together. On October 27, 2008, Maci gave birth to her son, Bentley Edwards. Ryan and Maci got engaged, although they finally broke up in 2010 in the second episode of Teenage mother.
After their breakup, Maci and Ryan had a difficult time parenting Bentley as they were dating other people. He Bulletproof author finally found love with taylor mackinneywhom he married in 2016. The couple share children, Jayde and Maverick.
Meanwhile, Ryan found love with Mackenzie, whom he married in 2017. The couple are the parents of son Jagger and daughter Stella. He also shares his son Hudson with his ex-husband, Zachary Stephen.
While Ryan seems much happier in his current relationship compared to his failed romance with Maci, the father of three has had his fair share of marriage drama. On his wedding day, MTV cameras caught Ryan driving high on the way to his wedding with Mackenzie in the car.
In March 2022, Mackenzie broke her silence on the scandal when a fan asked her during an Instagram Stories Q&A: “What made you marry Ryan when he was so high? So high, in fact, could he have killed them both? She replied: “he was young, confused, nervous and made a very bad decision. I’m so thankful no one was hurt.”
“We made peace with that a long time ago together,” he added.
The drama continued as fans watched Ryan and Mackenzie have various disagreements with Maci over how to raise Bentley. The situation escalated when Taylor got into a yelling match with Ryan’s parents. Jen and larryduring a teen mom and meeting in 2021.
In March 2021, Mackenzie confirmed that she, Ryan, Jen, and Larry had been fired from the show. “Nothing happened, literally nothing. Yesterday we received a call from [producers] morgan [J. Freeman] and larry [Musnik] on MTV,” Mackenzie told Without a Crystal Ball. “Maci’s agent went over their heads and went to Viacom and said they wanted to focus on all of Maci’s abilities and everything she does and that we took the time on the show that she could be using to showcase all of that.” .
In January 2023, Ryan sparked split rumors when he publicly accused Mackenzie of cheating on him via Instagram. The father of three was arrested the following month and charged with violating a protection order after he allegedly threatened Mackenzie. On February 27, the influencer filed for divorce after almost six years of marriage.
Keep scrolling to see how Mackenzie’s style has changed over the years.