TEEN Mom star Ryan Edwards’ wife Mackenzie has slammed his ex Maci Bookout as a “hypocrite” who ignores her calls and refuses to make peace.
Mackenzie, 24, exclusively told The Sun that she has twice tried to contact Maci, 30, to overcome the bitter feud between their families.
It comes after Ryan, 33, exclusively told The Sun that he hasn't been able to see his and Maci's 12-year-old son Bentley for over a month.
Tensions between the two families boiled over during last season’s reunion special when Ryan’s dad Larry got into a heated argument with Maci’s husband Taylor McKinney.
Following the blowout, The Sun exclusively reported Ryan, Mackenzie and his parents, Jen and Larry, were fired from Teen Mom OG in March.
Mom-of-three Mackenzie told The Sun that since then she has tried to mend the relationship for the sake of Bentley and his half-siblings, but has received nothing but silence in return.
She said: “I have reached out to Maci to make peace and settle the score a couple of times and I’ve heard nothing back.
“I sent her a text a couple of weeks ago and one in March.
“I just said I would love to meet up and talk over lunch to clear the air and make things better.
“Maci is all about Maci and anybody that gets in Maci’s way or doesn’t do what Maci wants gets cut out."
Mackenzie explained that everyone has made "mistakes," which fans have watched on the hit MTV reality television show over the years.
She said: “Nobody is saying that Ryan hasn’t made mistakes, nobody is saying that I haven’t made mistakes.
“We own that, we’ve made mistakes but we’ve also learned from them.
“We’re allowed to grow as people and to change but Maci doesn’t allow for anybody to change in her mind.
“It’s all about Maci and Maci making money and portraying on television that they’re one big happy family when they have skeletons in their closet that they don’t want out there either."
Ryan's wife then slammed Maci and Taylor very "hypocritical."
Mackenzie explained: “I just want to sit down as an adult and make it work, I don’t really care about being best friends or anything like that, I just want to talk and make it work.
“I have tried multiple times to do that but to no avail."
She explained that she wants to fix the situation for not just Bentley, but also for her children with Ryan.
Mackenzie and Ryan share son Jagger, two, and Stella, one, and she also has a son named Hudson from her previous relationship with Zach Stephens.
She said that Hudson "got attached to Bentley very quickly when they first met."
Mackenzie explained: “For Bentley’s mom to suddenly take that away, I just think it’s really messed up.
“At the end of the day I’m responsible for my children’s feelings as well and taking that away from them is just not fair and it’s not OK.
“I’m just not OK with that back and forth thing, you make your decision and then you live with it or else it gets confusing for the kids, they need stability.”
Mackenzie was spotted running errands in exclusive pictures obtained by The Sun in her hometown of Harrison, Tennessee.
She wore a grey crop top, dark leopard print leggings, and Adidas sneakers as she went shopping at a local store.
Her comments come after Ryan suggested that he is considering legal action to get more access to Bentley.
Asked about the possibility of Ryan going to court, Mackenzie said: “Whatever Ryan feels is necessary for him and Bentley I support 100 percent, however that looks.
“I think Ryan is a pretty understanding person though and he doesn’t want to make things bad for Bentley, he wants them to be on good terms.
“Ryan doesn’t want to make a bad situation worse.”
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