Courtney Stodden Says Her ‘Scorned Ex-Momager’ Fell In Love With Her Husband
21-yr-previous Courtney Stodden is not any stranger to relationship drama.
Stodden first gained notoriety in 2011, when at sixteen years previous, she married “Lost” actor Doug Hutchinson, who was 35 years her senior.
When their questionable union turned fodder for tabloids, the couple repeatedly insisted that they have been in love, and that the “youngster bride” even had her mom Krista Keller’s blessing. Now, 5 years later, Stodden continues to be married to Hutchinson, however is not in touch together with her mom — as a result of she says her mom is in love with him.
Lifetime’s new present, “The Mother/Daughter Experiment,” features mom-daughter duos of actuality fame who come collectively to “air their soiled laundry” and “restore their damaged relationships” by means of remedy periods in entrance of the cameras. The Huffington Post chatted with Stodden about her expertise on the present and her risky relationship with fifty six-yr-previous Keller.
What made you need to go on “The Mother/Daughter Experiment”?
I have very troubling relationship with my mom and I trusted that Dr. Debbie and Lifetime might actually be delicate to my state of affairs and try to assist us via our points. It wasn’t a simple determination, as a result of I cope with numerous harm and anger and feelings towards the state of affairs however general I thought it will be a great choice and journey.
The largest level of rivalry appears to be your mom’s relationship together with your husband.
My mother tried to betray me within the worst method, and that was by falling in love with my husband when I was sixteen.
She would all the time say, “What my daughter feels is what I really feel.” She sort of took dwelling by means of her youngster to a totally totally different degree.
What first made you observed your mom had emotions for Doug?
Well, Doug wasn’t the primary man she’s fallen in love with. She’s completed it with previous boyfriends of mine. I sort of knew for some time; when I was a very younger teenage woman my mother was emotionally hooked up to a youngster whom I knew.
I assume from a younger age I was conscious she by no means set applicable boundaries for me and our relationship and, even when I was younger, I realized the inappropriateness of our relationship.
On the present, she says that he brainwashed you.
That’s a very ridiculous assertion. I don’t need to say my mother brainwashed me sooner or later, however as soon as I took the blinders off and noticed what sort of dad or mum my mother was turning into, I began to comprehend what an terrible relationship we truly had.
At one level, you needed to depart the present since you have been hospitalized.
You can think about how troublesome it was to be in the identical room with [Keller] for eight weeks. I needed to briefly depart the present as a result of I had a nervous breakdown.
When I got here again I needed to have an outlet in that home for me to flee and cope and I truly wrote a music that was impressed by my mom’s relationship, referred to as “Asphalt.” It’s like once you’re pushed right down to the bottom and also you get again up once more.
You appear to be very assured about your physique and haven’t any drawback stripping down on Instagram. What would you say to ladies that suffer from physique picture points?
Well, don’t decide a e-book by its cowl. I put a assured picture however I even have my insecurities. I’m an insecure woman and I cope with that as properly, so I’m not a totally assured woman, however I attempt to concentrate on being as carefree and pleased as potential. Everyone is totally different and delightful, and we’ve to concentrate on our internal beauty.
What is your relationship like with Doug right now?
We’re actually good. We’re getting ready to have fun our fifth wedding ceremony anniversary and renewing our vows in May. Unfortunately we’ve got this individual in our life that sabotages our union.
It’s humorous as a result of on “Couples Therapy,” my mother got here on, saying Doug is that this superb man and a lovely individual and the most effective man that she might have signed me off to. And now she’s accomplished a one hundred eighty after I requested her to step off as my supervisor. She’s a scorned ex-momager.
Lifetime’s “The Mother/Daughter Experiment” airs Fridays at 10 p.m. ET.
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