We’ve known for several months that Ryan Edwards threatened to murder Maci Bookout’s husband, Taylor McKinney.
But it wasn’t until Monday night that Teen Mom OG viewers got to see the insanity unfold.
Ryan’s threats resulted in a restraining order that prevented him from seeing his own son for a time — and it all started because of a joke Taylor posted on Twitter.
Check out the gallery below for a full recap of one of the show’s all-time most ridiculous moments:
Maci Is Frustrated
Discussing the ongoing Ryan issue with Taylor, Maci was clearly at the end of her wits. Fortunately, that frustration inspired her to take action.
Taylor Tells All
In a conversation that astonished Maci and millions of viewers alike, Taylor revealed that Ryan “threatened to put a bullet in [his] head.”
The Offending Remark
And what did Taylor say on social media that sent Ryan into a murderous rage? Well, apparently it was a joke about Edwards’ inability to wipe his own ass.
Referring to Ryan and his wife, Mackenzie Standifer, Taylor wrote, “Well when you have 2 jobless adults, one of whom is 30 years old and still needs his ass wiped what you think the dinner convos to be?”
That’s All It Took
As you’re probably aware, Ryan doesn’t have the greatest reputation when it comes to emotional stability, and that very mild shade was enough to make him fly off the handle.
A Fateful Decision
And so it was that Ryan made one of the worst decisions in a lifetime defined by bad decisions. And fans got to see Maci and Taylor cope with the aftermath in a very memorable scene …