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‘Teen Mom’ Star Jenelle Evans Denies Being Abused By Her Husband After Disturbing 911 Call

Evans was hospitalized earlier this month after making a 911 call reporting that her husband had pinned her down and assaulted her.

By Sharon Lynn Pruitt
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After a shocking 911 phone call and subsequent hospitalization, reality TV star Jenelle Evans is once again denying her husband, David Eason, abused her, this time in a YouTube video in which she claimed to be “completely fine.”

Evans, of “Teen Mom” fame, was hospitalized earlier this month following a 911 call reporting an assault at her home, People reports. Evan’s representatives told the outlet that the 26-year-old mother of three tripped and fell, but a 911 call posted by TMZ featured Evans crying while on the phone with a dispatcher, reporting that her husband “pinned” her to the ground and assaulted her while drunk. During the phone call she said she couldn't feel her arm after the attack. Evans later told E! News that the situation was a “drunk and dramatic misunderstanding” and said that she and Eason, her husband of more than one year, were “totally fine.”

Evans doubled down on her denial in a YouTube video posted on Thursday titled “Confessional: Domestic Violence.”

“I’ve been wanting to get some things off my chest lately because obviously, my name can’t stay out of the news,” she began. She later added, “I just want to let you guys know that I am completely fine.”

She took a break from social media, she explained, to “disconnect from all the hate,” a move she described as “really beneficial.”

“I know everyone’s concerned about me, and I know everyone wants to know, ‘Is she OK? How are the kids? Blah blah blah,’” she also said. “Everything’s fine. You know, I’ve been in so many domestic violence situations in the past that I would not put up with it now. So I don’t know why you guys would think that I would continue to stay in this relationship if I was being abused.”

Evans went on to explain that she had been in “two or three” abusive relationships in the past, and that she always made sure to keep her oldest son — who was her only child at the time — away from the situation. She then lambasted viewers for accusing her of not telling the truth when opening up about her experiences with domestic violence in the past.

“I was always telling you the truth about everything that happened with every one of my relationships, and if you don’t believe me, I don’t know what to f*cking tell you, I really don’t,” she said. “Because it’s at the point now where I have been an open book since day one. I’ve always been an open book to every single one of my fans and my haters. Whether you guys hate it, whether you guys like it, I’m just like f*ck it, I’m just going to air it anyway.”

Evans and Eason, both of whom have multiple children from prior relationships and who share a toddler daughter, posted photos of themselves together on social media this week.

“We have never been happier, thanks for asking!” Eason wrote in the caption of a selfie where he, Evans, and their daughter Ensley are all smiles.

Evans, meanwhile, posted a photo earlier this week of her husband giving her a kiss on the cheek during a dinner date.

[Photo: Getty Images]