'Teen Mom 2' Star Jenelle Evans Feud With Mom Explained

It appears some of the drama from Teen Mom 2 has not been fully resolved.

Jenelle Eason (née Evans), who appeared on Teen Mom 2 from 2011 to 2019, has called her mother, Barbara Evans, a "toxic" parent in a recent Instagram and TikTok video.

In the clip, Jenelle drinks from a mug as the words "Did you see what your mom said about you?," "Your mom was talking s*** about you" and "Why is your mom doing this" appear on the screen, alleging her mother Barbara, has been talking about her behind her back.

As the words pop up on the screen, Jenelle sips from the cup and looks out of the window, appearing deep in thought.

In the caption, she alleged her mom has not acknowledged her accomplishments and ended the post with the hashtag "#ToxicParents."

The caption in full reads: "And I just keep my mouth shut. I have been the happiest I've ever been in my life. It sucks when none of your accomplishments are acknowledged.. especially by your own mom #ToxicParents."

The clip surfaced after Barbara allegedly met up with the cast of Teen Mom: Young & Pregnant in Los Angeles whilst filming Teen Mom: Girls' Night In.

According to The Ashley's Reality Roundup, Barbara was overheard telling cast members: "Do not get sucked into this fame and do not, no seriously, do not blow your money. Do not get sucked into fame, because it will ruin your life. That's what happened to Farrah [Abraham]. She's a f***ing mess."

Barbara allegedly continued: "Even Jenelle, she spent so much money buying cars, boats, everything for her boyfriends. What are you f******g nuts?"

At the time, Barbara was talking to Teen Mom star Kayla Sessler who happened to be live on Instagram at the time to her 614,000 followers.

Barbara and Jenelle have not always seen eye to eye, with the mother and daughter duo disagreeing with one another over the custody of Jenelle's son Jace for years.

Jenelle gave birth to Jace in 2009 with ex-boyfriend Andrew Lewis. In 2010, she appeared on Season 2 of MTV's 16 and Pregnant, documenting the birth of Jace. She then continued to share her story on MTV's Teen Mom 2.

Jenelle is also the mother of her son Kaiser who she shares with ex-boyfriend Nathan Griffith.

In 2017 she gave birth to her daughter Ensley, who she shared with her husband David Eason. She is also the stepmother to David's daughter Maryssa from a previous relationship.

A first, Barbara did not see eye-to-eye with David but in an interview with In Touch in 2020, Jenelle shared their relationship had been improving.

As seen in Teen Mom 2, in June 2010 Jenelle signed over custody of Jace over to her mother, who raised Jace for nearly 10 years, and throughout Teen Mom 2, Jenelle and Barbara's battle for custody was a major point of contention. However, according to posts on both their Instagram accounts, they were on good terms in late 2020, even spending Christmas together.

As late as January 2021, Barbara claimed to TMZ that she had "full custody" over Jace. However, in a TikTok video later that month, Jenelle shut down her mother's claims, announcing she now had full custody of her son.

In the TikTok posted on January 16, 2021, Jenelle said: "This is a little PSA announcement. You are probably watching Teen Mom on Netflix right now as we speak and if you are, good. That was the old me. That was the young me, the stupid me, the me that took risks.

"I have custody of Jace. He lives with me now full-time. My kids are happy, they're healthy. That's all that f—king matters. But I totally get it, I would hate me too if I was watching me. But if you catch up with me now, I'm doing a lot better, you guys. Peace, love, happiness, b****es."

In North Carolina court papers obtained by The Sun, it was revealed Jenelle filed for sole custody on January 28, 2021. She also filed an emergency petition for custody of her son.

In an interview with The Sun newspaper, Jenelle said the fight over Jace had left their relationship broken beyond repair.

She said: "Things have been pretty rocky at her house with Jace for the past two years. There hasn't been a major change. We agreed for Jace to live with me and she took back her word like a week later."

Despite their differences in 2021, Jenelle shared she still wanted Barbara in her son's life.

She reflected: "They've been together for such a long time, and I don't want to be petty and be petty against Jace just because I have something against my mom."

Newsweek has contacted Jenelle Evans for comment.

Teen Mom 2 is streaming on Netflix now.

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Teen Mom 2's Jenelle Evans poses at the Cosmopolitan New York Fashion Week #Eye Candy event After Party at Planet Hollywood Times Square on February 8, 2019 in New York City. Bruce Glikas/Getty Images

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