“Young mother” The husband of star Alex Sekella, Tim Peters, has officially adopted a 10-year-old daughter, Arabella.
Pennsylvania natives Born Arabella on July 18, 2011 on the show MTV “16 and pregnant.” Viewers watched Alex struggle with the decision to keep Arabella despite external pressure from her mother, Wendy Keim, and her biological father, Matt McCann, who both tried to convince Alex to let Arabella up for adoption.
Alex’s ex, Matt McCann, is barely present in her daughter’s life because he struggled with drug addiction. Alex told us weekly in 2013 that she “hasn’t spoken to Matt in over a year.” She shared about her ex’s struggles with addiction, telling the publication: “Coping with an addict is tough. I was so confused as to what to do because I wanted to be with him and his family when it all happened. But at the same time, I don’t want Arabella anywhere near.”
Alex raised her daughter alone until she met her husband, Tim Peters. According to Us Weekly, The happy couple got engaged in 2018 after more than 4 years of dating. They officially tie the knot in 2020, The Sun reported.
Since then, Tim has joined and helped co-parent Arabella.
Tim’s role in Arabella’s life became more formal in January 2022 when he became one of her official legal guardians. Alex has come to Instagram to share exciting news with fans. She posted a photo of herself, Tim and Arabella in court with the caption, “It was a VERY VERY long process but we can finally say Arabella is a Peters!!”
Fans react to adoption news
“Teen Mom” fans commented on the January 2022 adoption post to show support for the happy couple.
One Instagram user wrote, “She has the name of the person who took care of her, just like a real dad would.” Another user commented: “Wonderful, look how happy Arabella is. Congratulations mom and dad. ”
Several fans shared their personal experiences of adoption in the comments. One fan wrote: “When my fiancé and I get married, we will do the same! Glad to know that it all benefits you and your family. How lucky we are to be able to give our daughters the fathers they deserve. If you have any advice, I’d love to hear it. Another fan commented: “My husband also adopted my daughter but last week. I know you mean it when you say ‘long process.’ and a BIG congratulation from another mom already in. there !! “
Alex is expecting another baby
Alex, 28, is expecting another child with her husband, Tim Peters. MTV star shows off her baby bump September 2021 Instagram post. The September 18 post featured two snaps of Alex and Tim at a wedding with the caption, “my forever wedding day.” The “16 and pregnant” aluminum girl looked beautiful in a mid-length pink dress with the baby’s scalp on full display.
“Teen Mom” fans flocked to the comments to congratulate Alex and Tim. One fan wrote, “I am so happy for you! I watched your journey on the MTV series and I’m really excited for how your life turned out. You deserve it after everything you’ve thrown at you. You have thrived! Congratulations.”
Another amused Instagram user wrote: “Wow, this makes me so happy! You have a lot on your team!! Congratulations!”
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