Is 'Teen Mom OG' Scripted? Mackenzie Standifer Slams MTV for 'Fake' Family Scene

Former Teen Mom OG star Mackenzie Standifer accused the MTV reality show of being scripted. The 21-year-old took to her Instagram story Sunday to say the network staged a family get together.

A woman, who looks like Ryan Edwards' mother, is pictured at the table. "'Family Time' set up by MTV," she wrote. "Faaakkkkkeeeeeeeeeee."

Us Weekly notedthe footage is probably old since Standifer and Edwards quit the series in July. "We're not returning to Teen Mom this season," she told E! News. "The network told us they don't want to show Ryan as a recovering addict. But they did want to enter a contract with our unborn baby and have the baby film with Ryan's parents so it would look like someone else is raising it."

Though Standifer and Edwards, 30, denied it, he was arrested for Simple Possession of Heroin, the Hamilton County Sheriff's Office revealed. His ex-fiancée, Maci Bookout, was happy to hear he was incarcerated. "To be honest with you, I feel better that he is in jail because I know he's safe there," Bookout said last month on the podcast Coffee Convos with Kailyn Lowry and Lindsie Chrisley. "I know he's not driving around or doing something that could potentially hurt him or an innocent person. It sucks, it's a crappy situation for everyone."

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Former "Teen Mom OG" star Mackenzie Standifer accused MTV of faking a "family scene." MTV

The former couple shares a 10-year-old son, Bentley, together. He's aware that Edwards is struggling. "No one ever wants to tell their child that something terrible has happened to their parent," she said. "He understands, he doesn't ever ask questions. We fill him in on whatever is going on and as sad as he is, the reason he doesn't ever ask questions is that it's kind of just always been this way."

Standifer isn't the only former Teen Mom OG star who accused MTV of scripting events on the reality show. Farrah Abraham, who was fired from the series, made a similar claim.

"I just couldn't take being villainized as a mother in front of my child anymore. I wanted to keep it docu-reality, like real life. I'm an amazing mother," she said told In Touch Weekly in March. "I look forward to doing scripted, and you know, the show is getting a little bit scripted in its own right, so I think it was just a natural change into film."

Others who claimed the show was fake were cast members like Leah Messer, Javi Marroquin, Chelsea Houska, Kailyn Lowry and Jenelle Evans.