On January 10, 2022, Jenelle Evans uploaded a TikTok explaining why she is “not a racist”.
“First of all, I’m not a racist. Let’s get that out of the way. “She continued,” Second, I don’t know who Colin Kaepernick is. “
As pointed out by The Sun, Evans was accused of being racist in an old “Teen Mom” clip in which Kaepernick’s friend Nessa Diab stated that Evans made “hateful comments about my family” on social media. My husband, Colin Kaepernick. “
In the clip below, Evans runs from the stage in tears.
The “Teen Mom 2” star titled TikTok: “MTV, can we take Teen Mom from Netflix?” She tagged both Netflix and MTV.
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In the comment section on TikTok, one person wrote, “So you want the Netflix show because you’re pissed off at the way you acted during the show? I’m not a hater, but that doesn’t make sense … “
Evans replied, “I’ve changed and my life should now be praised.”
Despite receiving 151 likes on the TikTok comment, Reddit users slammed the statement. In a Reddit post titled “I have no words,” one person wrote, “This is the best I’ve read all day. She is such an idiot. Praised for what? It’s still a piece of rubbish. “
Another added: “I would almost think this was satire if I didn’t know any better. She always amazes me with her stupidity. “
A third wrote, “The more I think about it, the funnier it is. I’ve never been arrested, never lost custody of my child, never got into a physical altercation, worked … and I would never use the phrase ‘my life should be commended’. “
Evans’ husband David Eason has also been accused of racism in the past.
In May 2021, Evans told The Sun, “David has nothing against gays or transsexuals. He would just rather not hang out with them. “
She also stated that the tweets and comments that originally fired him from “Teen Mom 2” “got out of hand”.
As fans may recall, Eason was fired from MTV in 2018 after allegedly posting homophobic tweets. In a human statement, MTV wrote: “David Eason’s personal comments do not reflect MTV’s views. Since the production of ‘Teen Mom 2’ still takes six weeks, we are ending our relationship with him with immediate effect. “
Evans then issued a statement that read: