Jenelle Evans’ husband David Eason was $4,100 BEHIND on his $850 monthly child support… and she paid his tab
Jenelle Evans’ husband David Eason was behind $4,100 on his monthly child support to his ex Olivia Leedham, leading the recently-fired Teen Mom 2 personality to pay his tab to keep him out of jail.
Evans, 27, and Eason, 30, have been in the news as of late amid her firing from the MTV series after he fatally shot the family’s pet dog Nugget, claiming the French bulldog had behaved aggressively toward their two-year-old daughter Ensley.
North Carolina judge Melinda Crouch on May 3 ordered Eason to settle up his tab with Leedham, who he shares two kids with (daughter Maryssa, 11, and son Kaden, five), according to court docs in the case posted on Radar.
The latest: Jenelle Evans’ husband David Eason was behind $4,100 on his monthly child support to his son’s mother Olivia Leedham, leading the recently-fired Teen Mom 2 personality to pay his tab to keep him out of jail. The couple was snapped with their daughter Ensley, two
Eason’s payments to Leedham ceased last November 2018, according to the court docs, and his last payment came in March for a sum of $1,000.
Jenelle shares Ensley with Eason and is mother to sons Jace, nine, and Kaiser, four, from past relationships; as result of Eason shooting the dog, local Child Protective Services have removed the children from the home.
The judge rejected Eason’s claim that he could not work to earn the money to pay Leedham because his time is occupied homeschooling his daughter Maryssa, saying it was ‘in bad faith’ and displayed ‘a naïve indifference’ to the importance of maintaining ‘his court ordered obligation to pay child support.’
The judge said Eason ‘has chosen not to look for work and his lack of employment is motivated by the desire not to comply with a court ordered obligations.’
Sad: Evans was pictured with her late dog Nugget, who Eason shot in a rage amid claims the dog had been aggressive toward their toddler
Debt: Eason’s child support payments to his ex ceased last November 2018, according to the court docs, and his last payment came in March for a sum of $1,000
Eason told the court ‘that he suffers from vitiligo, a skin condition, and that having vitiligo prevents him from working outside or outdoors,’ according to the docs, but the judge rejected the excuse.
Both Evans and Eason had submit testimony about their family finances to the court on April 23, which revealed that Evans was paid more than $400,000 last year by MTV for her work on Teen Mom 2.
Evans also bought Eason a $6,000 boat, ‘showing that he had assets,’ according to court docs.