He’s responding to the criticism. Cory Wharton was getting blasted by daddy-shamers after they found out his daughter, Ryder, was hospitalized while he was on vacation. The Teen Mom OG star had jetted off to Mexico with his on-again flame, Taylor Selfridge, before it was revealed that Ryder needed medical attention. Following all the backlash, Cory took to Instagram Live to fire back at the people calling him a “bad dad.” Scroll through the gallery to see his response!
The MTV alum explained how the experience was eye-opening. “Situations like these always make you snap back into reality and puts so many things into perspective,” she wrote. “Ryder, once again you have taught mommy another lesson.”
“God please continue to watch over us and guide us through this difficult time,” the star continued. “I share Ryder’s medical journey to bring awareness to VLCAD and to the families that are constantly fighting. We got this. #RageRegardlessRy.”
Cory concluded, “Everybody is so quick to try paint me as a bad dad, it’s not fair at all Ryder got sick while I was on vacation and once it got worse, I booked a flight home. At this point I can’t care about [what] everyone one else thinks I know what type of dad I [am]. I just want Ryder to get better.”