David Eason has been fired from “Teen Mom 2″ after reportedly posting homophobic tweets.
Screenshots of the alleged tweets show Eason linking to a news story about letting children carry concealed weapons.
“It only makes sense to protect our kids the proper way… the only way we know how,” Eason tweets.
Another user tells Eason he should teach his children “how to solve problems without calling people names or using force.”
“And just what makes you think you have the right to tell me how to be a parent? Because you think you know me?” Eason responds. “Lmao why don’t you go tell the homo and transgender parents to start teaching their kids better morals? Oh I forgot that’s supposed to be normal.”
Another user asks if Eason will teach his children “to hate gay and transgender people” to which Eason responds, “No, I’m going to teach them not to associate with them or be that way. If you lay down with dogs you get up with fleas.”
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Evans defended her husband in a statement to TMZ saying that Eason “doesn’t hate people from the LGBT community.”
“David didn’t understand how offensive people would get or how Twitter even works. Now that he realizes his voice is very strong within media/tabloids he has deactivated his account. He agrees he will keep his comments to himself from now on,” she said. “David doesn’t hate people from the LGBT community. My old manager was gay and used to be one of me and Davids close friends. We attended Farrah’s birthday in Miami with a lot of LGBT people there and he didn’t act in any type of way. We went had a good time and left. We are sorry for the comments that were made,” Evans says.
MTV released a statement saying that the network has cut ties with Eason.
“David Eason’s personal comments do not reflect the views of MTV,” the network said in a statement to People.“With six weeks left of production on Teen Mom 2, effective immediately, we are ending our relationship with him.”