After nearly three years together, Kailyn Lowry and Javi Marroquin are calling it quits.
Kailyn confirmed to the Daily Mail on May 24 that the "Teen Mom 2" stars have decided to end their marriage. The 24-year-old opened up to the outlet while running errands in Dover, Delaware, explaining, "We're trying to do the best we can for our kids because they are what really matters."
Kailyn and Javi share one child together, 2-year-old son Lincoln, but Javi has also been a prominent father figure for Kailyn's eldest son. Kailyn welcomed 6-year-old Isaac on the original MTV series "16 and Pregnant" in 2010, alongside then-boyfriend Jo Rivera. Her journey raising Isaac has been chronicled since becoming a cast member on the "Teen Mom" spin-off "Teen Mom 2" back in 2011.
As shown on the MTV series, Isaac is extremely close to Javi, often calling him "daddy." The sensitive child was also shown having a very hard time dealing with Javi's absence, since the 23-year-old works for the Air Force and is currently overseas in an undisclosed location.
The couple's relationship has been documented since season four of "Teen Mom 2," when Kailyn and Javi got engaged. Many arguments have unfolded during the current seventh season, as the pair have dealt with the aftermath of Kailyn's miscarriage and tried to handle Javi's deployment.
Their marriage was clearly in a rough patch, with a recent episode showing Javi's difficulty handling the loss of their unborn child in Fall 2015. "It's like I needed someone to blame. I needed to blame somebody, and I was taking it out on you," he admitted on the show.
Aside from how it was unraveling on television, the state of Kailyn and Javi's union could also be questioned on the red carpet. Kailyn arrived at the 2016 MTV Movie Awards with Isaac's father and her former boyfriend Jo this April, and happened to not be wearing her wedding ring.
Though the reality star raised eyebrows with the statement, her ex Jo made sure to clarify nothing was going on between the two. "We're maintaining a good friendship," he said, explaining their appearance together.
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