Jenelle Evans Dropped by Advertiser After Buyer Complaints


Jenelle Evans was fired by a meals supply firm after a number of clients complained in regards to the Teen Mother 2 star’s involvement of their ads.

Evans labored with Blue Apron, which delivers elements and recipes to subscribers, posting paid Instagram posts selling the service.

Nonetheless, clients complained on Twitter about Evans’ involvement with the corporate stating her previous use of homophobic slurs and a prison document made her unfit to signify the family-focused label.

Blue Apron answered the complaints on Twitter final week, saying “Thanks for reaching out. We’ll now not be promoting with Jenelle,” after a buyer shared two screenshots of Evan’s son, Kaiser, allegedly yelling to be fed whereas she appeared pissed off.

The corporate gave the identical response to all clients who tweeted their complaints in opposition to Evans. Her rep didn’t instantly reply to PEOPLE’s request for remark.

Final week, folks despatched Blue Apron screenshots of tweets Evans made in 2012 that included her utilizing a derogatory phrase for homosexual males, prompting one individual to tweet, “@blueapron Why are you paying homophobic Jenelle Evans to advertise your service #boycottBlueApron.”

One other individual on Twitter complained about Evan’s earlier substance abuse, which the fact TV star has been open about in her ebook Learn Between the Traces: From the Diary of a Teenage Mother. Evans is at present sober.

The mom of three detailed how opioids shortly started to manage her life shortly after she tried it for the primary time.

Evans wrote she “gained’t glamorize the drug by going into the lengthy particulars of why folks adore it so damned a lot,” however admitted that her “first journey was wonderful.”

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“Earlier than I knew it, I used to be taking pictures up 4 or 5 instances a day. I used to be hooked,” she wrote within the excerpt, obtained by E! Information on the time.

The drug quickly took its toll: Evans mentioned she misplaced her household – together with son Jace, who was, at one level, underneath the only custody of her mom Barbara Evans. A lot of Evans’ custody and private issues together with her mom have been documented throughout her time on the MTV present, which she has appeared on since 2011.

“I disowned my mom and siblings and buddies, however the reality is nobody needs to speak to you once they suspect you’re a junkie,” she mentioned.

Evans beforehand opened as much as PEOPLE about getting clear in 2015, saying that sobriety had made her “extra lively in my kids’s lives.”

She mentioned, “My life has modified a lot since I ended doing medicine — my complete perspective has modified.”

The fact star is now a mother of three: Jace, eight, Kaiser, three, and Ensley, 13 months.


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