If you caught this week’s episode of Teen Mom 2, there’s a solid chance it inspired you to have yourself a good long cry.
And not just because of all that truly depressing footage of Jenelle Evans.
While Jenelle’s segments got a lot of attention this week — which makes sense, given how upsetting they were — we also need to take some extra time to talk about Leah Messer’s scenes.
Particularly that heartbreaking one with Gracie.
In the scene we’re talking about, we saw Leah have a conversation with Gracie about Ali’s health.
(Just in case you need a quick refresher, Ali and Gracie are Leah’s twins, and Ali is the one suffering from a rare form of muscular dystrophy.)
We’ve seen a little bit of Ali’s struggles this season — that terrifying scene in which Corey Simms had to rush her to the hospital because of her breathing comes to mind.
We’ve also seen Leah discussing Ali’s declining health, and how things have gotten so bad that her teacher recommended an aide for her time at school.
But what we haven’t really seen too much of, this season or in previous seasons, is how Leah’s other children feel about Ali’s condition.
That changed in this most recent episode.
In what may be one of the most heartbreaking moments in the show’s history, Gracie asked Leah about the reason behind Ali’s muscular dystrophy.
“Is it because I crammed her up?” she asked. “Because I squished her?”
Because it turns out that Gracie had been blaming herself for her sister’s disease, because she was the bigger twin and she worried their positioning in Leah’s womb hurt her.
Leah tried to tell her that that wasn’t the case, that it was a gene mutation and nothing Gracie did.
She didn’t really understand it all, but Leah made sure to repeat …read more
Source:: The Hollywood Gossip