It's safe to say that the most recent episode of Teen Mom 2 was a devastating one for Briana DeJesus. Just days after giving birth to daughter Stella, Briana was forced to bring the infant to the ER. After evaluation, it was revealed that the baby girl has three holes in her heart.
“The results were not good and I’m really scared for her,” the mother-of-two said in the episode on her way home from the hospital. “She has three holes in her heart... The holes don’t grow, they stay the size they are. They’re kind of small. People live their lives with holes in their heart and they’re fine. She just wants to keep an eye on it.”
To make matters worse, Briana's baby daddy Luis Hernandez was nowhere to be seen during the medical emergency. “He hasn’t asked about the risk factors or anything,” Briana said. “Her heart is working so hard and it might just give up.”
Understandably, Bri took no time to criticize Luis' lack of trying. “She needs a father in her life," she said to him. "This is why we kept her. There is no reason why you’re in the same state as her and you haven’t seen her or done anything for her. You hardly even ask how she’s doing.”
Stella's health issues first came to light late last month when she talked to Radar Online. "It's been so hard dealing with Stella," the 23-year-old told Radar. "She has some heart condition, she has holes in her heart. It's been difficult dealing with Stella right now," she said, adding that her daughter — who is also lactose intolerant — will be "fine."
She opened up then about handling her daughter's condition on her own. "[Luis] has not seen Stella, he has not helped with Stella, and he hasn’t really asked about Stella," the reality star said. "He’s pretty much non-existent right now. He disappeared. He totally vanished. The moment I had Stella he went MIA." She added that MTV is part of the problem. "I can understand where he’s coming from because MTV is always around when he is around," she explained. "It makes him uncomfortable. We’re all yelling at him cause he’s not doing what he’s supposed to do. But that’s no excuse. It sucks."
Recently, Briana — who also has daughter Nova with ex Devoin Austin — sparked rumors that she was dating her co-star (and Kailyn Lowry's ex-husband), Javi Marroquin. The Teen Mom 2 stars have spent months flirting back and forth with each other on social media and earlier this week, they added fuel to their dating rumors! Javi joined Bri for dinner with her family before heading out to a club on Saturday, Sept. 16 in NYC and they shared snaps from their wild night out together — but there's one particular clip that had fans in a frenzy, so much that Bri deleted it from her Snapchat story. In the snap, Javi held Bri's two-month-old daughter Stella and wrote "Daddy Javi LOL" in the caption.
Although Javi admitted he "would be open to dating Briana," Kail isn't sweating it. She told In Touch exclusively, "I don't really know much about it but I wish them the best," she said, before adding with a laugh, "That's all I'll say on that!" Drama aside, we wish Stella a speedy recovery.
Teen Mom 2 airs Mondays at 9 p.m. EST on MTV.
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