Reality TV fans got to know McKenzie McKee and her family through her episode of MTV’s 16 and Pregnant and the short-lived spin-off Teen Mom 3, and now the former reality star has devastating news to share, her mother has brain cancer.
“She is the healthiest person I know. Eats healthier than me. Always organic. Doesn’t smoke, doesn’t drink, she is a school teacher so has no money. She runs marathons and works out two to three times a day. This does not run in our family,” McKee said of the shock of her mother, Angie Douthit’s diagnosis.
She added, “I am so sad. I can barely breathe. I can not lose her. She did ask that I blog her whole journey and make a documentary in case something does happen we will always have that. I know God will use her to speak to others.”
On Tuesday, January 2, McKee then took to her Twitter to update fans, writing, “All prayer warriors. Please pray for my mom. What we thought was bronchitis turned out to be 3 masses on her brain, 1 large imone in her. Lungs and multiple blood clots. We are in shock and devastated. I she has brain surgery tomorrow. I’m sick. I’m so sick and want to wake up.” She also tweeted things like, “Haven’t cried this hard in over ten years.”
On Wednesday, January 3, the mother of three shared a collage of her mother and shared the caption, “The most amazing woman I know. She taught me everything I know. She is the only reason i am the woman I am today. I love you Mom. I’m devastated, I’m angry, I’m shook.m, I can’t breath. You are everything. Please pray @angiedouthit.”