Yikes. Teen Mom 2 alum Nathan Griffith was arrested for driving under the influence in Cary, North Carolina, on Thursday, October 17, Radar Online confirmed. According to police records obtained by the outlet, the 32-year-old was caught “driving while impaired” outside of a grocery store. He was then handcuffed and immediately brought into custody by the Cary Police. Now, Griffith is already out on bond, the Wake County Sherriff’s Department confirmed. The MTV personality lives in South Carolina, so it’s unclear why he was driving around a different state.
Meanwhile, it’s been quite a summer for Griffith — who shares his 5-year-old son, Kaiser, with Jenelle Evans — since he fought for full custody of his little boy after Evans and her husband, David Eason, lost their children after Eason shot and killed their dog.
Ultimately, Evans, 27 — who is the mom to three kids: Jace, 10, Kaiser, and Ensley, 2 — and Eason, 31, regained custody of their children in July. After news broke that Evans would be keeping the tots, Griffith tweeted about the judge’s decision. “I’ve calmed down a bit and just relying on my faith at this moment,” he wrote on Twitter on July 7. “I’m not going to put my two cents in, but if anyone wants to put their input.”
The following day, Jenelle wrote a shady message about her ex on social media. “Want to share to the world how many times you were late to court and on breaks?” she wrote. “Want to share how your cell phone went off in the middle of our hearings? Want to share how many times you and your side chick break up and get back together?”
“One of the hardest issues of my life consists of dealing with the most immature people that cannot coparent,” she wrote along with rolling eye emojis. “I was trying not to say a damn thing, too. #SorryNotSorry.”
For his part, Eason also spoke out after they left court. “Just stay on your P’s and Q’s because some people try to accuse you of things that are not necessarily true; blow things out of the water that are very, very small … had a lot of that happen here,” he told Radar at the time. However, Griffith still plans to keep fighting for custody of their only child together.
This is not the first time Griffith has gotten in trouble, either. In 2018, he was booked for “striking fixtures on the side of the highway” and failed to report it in North Carolina.
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