Jenelle Evans is married to an admitted dog killer.
Due to David Eason’s violent, disgusting actions, Jenelle and her husband lost custody of their children for about two months this spring and summer.
But now little Kaiser and Ensley (along with 11-year old Maryssa) are back in the reality star’s custody — and it’s like nothing ever totally awful and disturving ever happened.
At least in the eyes of Jenelle and David.
Speaking to Us Weekly at the Jenelle Evans JE Cosmetics Launch on Monday, Evans addressed the temporary loss of her son and daughter, telling the tabloid:
“It’s been very great because it’s really keeping us humble.
“[It’s] been having us focus on just staying at home, focusing on making them happy, making sure that’s a No. 1 priority.”
A very nice sentiment, we’d all agree.
But will Evans and Eason really put these kids first? Truly raise them in a calm and safe environment for a change?
Yes, Jenelle vows.
“We want to make them happy,” Evans continued in this same interview, adding of her controversial makeup line:
“In the background, I have a big support team that’s out here working for me behind the scenes, and a lot of people don’t see that. I have to be a mom and live in North Carolina, but behind the scenes I am doing a lot.”
This marks the first real job Jenelle has had since she was fired by MTV for Eason’s aforementioned murder and the subsequent removal of her kids.
Why anyone would take beauty advice from Jenelle Evans, well… that’s a different, confusing story.
Evans and Eason — the latter of whom now MAKES WEAPONS FOR A LIVING — share a two-year old daughter named Ensley, while Evans coparents five-year old son Kaiser with her ex Nathan Griffith.
For his part, Eason has custody of daughter Maryssa, 11, from a previous relationship.
Those are a lot of mouths to feed.
Or, in David’s case, a lot of young people to keep out of harm’s way — despite the fact that he’s typically the one causing said harm.
Jenelle’s oldest son, Jace, is 10 years old.
He has been residing with Evans’ mother, Barbara Evans, for many years now… and the former MTV personality announced her determination to regain custody of him as well.
At some point.
“Jace will remain with my mom, normal schedule every other weekend visits and two-week visits on school breaks,” she told Daily Champion in July.
The North Carolina native went on to say that she wants to build a stronger relationship with Jace and earn full custody, but this may take some time.
Eason, meanwhile, finally confessed this week that he really did kill the family’s French Bulldog, Nugget, several months ago.
“It was a situation where my daughter, her health, her safety was in danger,” Eason just told People Magazine, referencing Ensley.
“This was something that nobody wants to ever have to do. The dog was aggressive. Yes, she might not be huge or whatever, but you know when a dog bites a child on the face more than one time, then it should never be around the child again.
“If you give the dog up for adoption, one day it’s going to be around children again.
“If you call the authorities at that point, the law says the dog has to be euthanized. I’m not going to pay anyone to euthanize my dog when I could do it myself.”
In conclusion, David wants you to know that the animal massacre (he reportedly took Nugget into the woods and emptied the contents of his shotgun into the canine) tore him up inside.
“I mean, I loved that dog,” Eason said, fighting back tears.
“I still think about her every day. It’s really hard for me. A lot of people put me down for it, they hate me for it, but like I said, it was not something I wanted to do.”