Jenelle Evans has been told to “acknowledge” her privilege after a tweet saw her ask why cops are so “hateful.” The former “Teen Mom 2” star – already blasted for being racist by “Teen Mom: Young & Pregnant” star Ashley Jones – now sees her Twitter activity under the microscope. And she’s been served one hell of a response.
Jenelle has deleted the tweet and updated to say “I hate Twitter.” A screenshot has, however, been circulating on social networking platform Reddit.
Scroll for the tweet seeing the ex MTV face writing: “This is where I live [cry-face emoji] Why are cops so hateful?” The star’s words appeared prompted by a TMZ tweet reporting North Carolian cops being fired for “extremely racist” comments caught on video.
The reply roasting Jenelle read: “Those same cops are the ones who gave you grace when you pulled a firearm on a man on HIS property and didn’t arrest you when your gun was in clear view. Acknowledge your privilege.” More below.
Jenelle – whose own messy legal history now includes formerly-estranged husband David Eason’s June arrest for assault with a deadly weapon – now sees the tweet’s dedicated thread calling her out.
“Jenelle is the definition of white privilege,” one fan wrote, adding that “if she were a black dude, the cops would have killed her when she pulled that gun on that guy.” The remarks likely refer to Jenelle’s July 2018 road rage incident where she pulled out a gun with son Jace in the car.
Jenelle, followed by 2.9 million on Instagram and currently making headlines for abandoning her JE Cosmetics’ trademark, was also told to use her platform for good – “I feel like she could use the privilege she has had as a great platform if she had a heart,” a user wrote. Black Lives Matter has already seen Evans in the news for a Facebook post reading: “Well while all of you are rioting and destroying your precious cities, I’ll be far far away on my boat away from all of you.” Scroll for the n-word allegations.
The “Teen Mom/Teen Mom 2” subreddit knows its history. The platform recently called Chelsea Houska out for quietly editing her 2014 Asian comments on Instagram. Likewise spotting that Kailyn Lowry had deleted her Twitter. Several users accused Jenelle of having used the “n” word on ex Kieffer Delp – “Anybody gonna bring up those texts where she calls Keifer the N word?” one fan wrote. “She’s also called her ex the N word so she has no room to speak,” another said.