What About Ryan's Parents?
They "aren't taking it well," this same Radar report states. They're upset and surprised that "he'snot coming home for a pretty good awhile."
Do They Bear Any Responsibility Here?
"Jen and Larry enable him just like his wife does," this insider continues. "They choose not to believe he's still the way he is."
Just So Sad All Around
"It's sad to see it come down to all of this," the source laments. "But he's the only one who doesn't care."
Maci Has Spoken Out Previously About Ryan's Legal Troubles
She appeared on Kailyn Lowry's podcast last summer after Edwards was arrested then for drug possession. "He’s not allowed to contact us or anything like that. But I mean, he did get arrested, I don’t know … I mean, I do know why, but I don’t want to say," she explained at the time, referencing a restraining order she had against Ryan.
She Sang a Similar Tune Back Then
“I feel better that he is in jail because I know he’s safe there, if that makes sense,” Bookout told Lowry and cohost Lindsie Chrisley. “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.”
What About Bentley?
That's the thing. There's a young boy at the center of this mess. “It’s Bentley’s dad,” Maci also told Lowry, explaining why she'll never dismiss Edwards outright. “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."