Cory Wharton says he is “upset and saddened” by MTV’s decision to minimize ties with Taylor Selfridge.
On Wednesday, MTV declared through a spokesperson that they are “ending our romantic relationship with Taylor Selfridge,” immediately after “racist statements” resurfaced on social media. They spelled out, “MTV strongly condemns systemic racism and stands with those boosting their voices in opposition to injustice.”
Now, Taylor’s associate, Cory, is revealing that he stands by his girlfriend, but has chosen to continue functioning with the network. “One of my beloved athletes of all-time is Kobe Bryant and a single of his favored philosophies is ‘Control what you can regulate.’ What I cannot manage, though, is the decisions that MTV as a firm has made,” Wharton explained to E! News on Wednesday. “I have not parted methods with MTV. That wants to be understood. I’ve acquired that burning bridges is hardly ever the remedy.”
He ongoing, “Even even though I have no sick-will from MTV, I am dissatisfied and saddened by their determination.”
Cory and Taylor were being supposed to star in Teen Mom OG At Property: Cory & Taylor’s Little one Distinctive on Monday, but as Taylor’s feedback resurfaced, the network claimed they determined to as an alternative air an episode of Catfish.
For individuals who wished to perspective that specific, Cory expressed gratitude and promised to carry on to share a appear into his family’s life as a result of other outlets. “As all of you know, narrative is a incredibly impressive software. I experience like the narrative that you want about me must be accurate. It need to be accurate, and it ought to be from me,” he shared. “This is why I am placing all of my time, vitality and energy into my YouTube channel. That’s the place you’ll get an within glance at my family as we make our everyday living together.”
Meanwhile, a supply tells E! News, “Several ended up amazed at MTV’s determination because the community has been informed of her tweets from 8 years back but have continued to rehire her.”
Cory’s ex-girlfriend and mom of his daughter, Cheyenne Floyd, earlier talked about these tweets with Selfridge on an episode of Teenager Mom. In accordance to Leisure Weekly, Taylor advised Cheyenne, “At the time, since I was more youthful, I wasn’t thinking it was anything unfavorable… I believed, ‘Oh, this is humorous,’ or a thing like that, but it really is not. This happened a lengthy time ago. Which is my largest miscalculation. I just experienced to improve up, honestly. I experienced to knowledge other spots.”
The source says Taylor’s resurfaced statement are not an accurate depiction of her current beliefs. “Of program Taylor regrets individuals messages and is aware they are mistaken but that is not who she is currently,” the insider describes. “She’s consistently operating at educating herself, getting much better and starting to be an ally.”
Transferring forward, the source states that Cory and Taylor are “targeted on staying the best moms and dads to their daughter, Mila.”
E! Information has achieved out to MTV for comment.