On 04/13/2022, Jenelle Evans uploaded a TikTok Advising people to check their children’s cell phones. She then shared a story about one of her own children being bullied over texts when she was actually checking their phones. However, a response she later posted to her Instagram story regarding the bullying angered Reddit users.
In her Tick tock, Evans discussed an alleged incident she said began last year. “About a year ago I grabbed one of my kids’ phones and saw them texting this girl, which is fine – they were just friends. But this girl started being very mean to my child and bullying my child and talking about making herself “lifeless.”
Evans said she explained to her son that this type of discussion shouldn’t happen. She continued, “A year later this girl is still texting my son and is so mean. Say the most horrible language to him and start making jokes about death again.
Evans then reposted the TikTok to her Instagram story.
In a post on her story, seen above, Evans wrote, “Just to be clear, yes we have contacted the school to speak to the girls’ parents. My son told me he blocked them a year ago. I knew the girl was joking.” She later added, “Because she was like, ‘Happy April Fools Day, I’m alive!'”
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Reddit criticizes Jenelle for her comment
Reddit users criticized Evans, saying she knew the girl was joking. A user mocked the former Teen Mom star, writing, “Big brain Jenelle: she said April fools guys.” Other echoed those sentiments, writing, “But it was April Fools’ jokes. The only fool here is Jenelle.”
Others questioned whether the alleged incident even happened. One person wrote, “None of that happened lol. She’s ridiculous.” Someone otherwise interfered“One time she said she contacted the school… I knew she was lying. Girls goodbye.”
However, on TikTok, fans appeared to support Evans. A Person commented on TikTok, “Sooo important to review! It’s security. You are such a good mom ❤️.” another wrote“It’s important to give your child privacy, but you also need to protect them.”
Evans said she’s taking a break from TikTok
This is far from the first time Evans has received backlash online. And while many TikTok users seemed to support the above video, Evans has been open about her issues with TikTok users in the past.
on March 31, 2022, Monsters and critics reported that Evans had uploaded an Instagram Story that read, “@TikTok the bullying is real… They should set controls like Instagram and Youtube.” She added, “Take a break from the app.”
A day later, however Evans uploaded a TikTok.
Evans has also continued to be active on YouTube and Instagram. On April 13, 2022, she posted a YouTube video called “morning routine”. In the video she shows her children preparing for school.
The eight-minute clip shows a weary Evans insisting that her children brush their teeth and take their children to school. David Eason, Evans’ husband, also appears in the video.
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