Jenelle Evans has long been the preferred punching bag of angry Teen Mom 2 fans.
To a large segment of the show’s audience, Jenelle embodies the recklessness, negligence, and sense of entitlement that’s put the show at the center of so many critical thinkpieces over the years.
But while Evans claims that her abhorrent behavior is created in the cutting room by crafty Teen Mom 2 editors are clearly BS, obsessive Jenelle haters might do well to listen to her side of things before continuing to devote their lives to seething over the behavior of someone they’ve never met.
Evans has opened up about her difficult childhood and her absentee father before, but now, sources say she’s ready to delve into greater detail in a forthcoming memoir.
Those closest to Jenelle say her troubled past helps to shed light on her current demons, and they believe fans will see the mother of three in a different light following the July 25 release of her memoir, Between the Lines: From the Diary of a Teenage Mother.
While Jenelle is far from the first Teen Mom to add “author” to her resume (Kailyn Lowry and Farrah Abraham have each been credited with penning multiple books.), her literary is different in that it
“The book shares raw emotional stories of Jenelle’s youth that have helped shape the woman she has become, all drawn from her childhood diary,” a source close to Evans tells Radar Online
“My book will put into perspective how I was brought up and raised,” Evans recently tweeted.
“Gives everyone my point of view. Everyone will understand me now!”
Insiders say much of the book deals with Jenelle’s father, Robert Evans, and his alleged abandonment of his children when Jenelle was just four years old.
Roberts admits to having little to no contact with his kids over the years, but he maintains that he was forced to leave due to abuse from Evans’ mother, Barbara Evans.
“They don’t call me,” Robert recently told Radar.
“They don’t get in touch with me. And I have no idea how to get in touch with them.”
Watch Teen Mom 2 online to relive all of Jenelle’s ups and downs over the years.