'Teen Mom 2' Alum David Eason Deactivates Facebook After Alleged Transphobic Remarks

David Eason, the controversial husband of Teen Mom 2 star Jenelle Evans, reportedly shut down his Facebook page after he told a fan he would "slap" his child if he or she came out as transgender.

Earlier this week, a fan asked Eason, "Serious question, what would you do if one of your kids came to you and said, 'Dad I think I should be a boy/girl?'"

According to OK! Magazine, Eason replied, "I would slap the s– out of them."

"Man you're really trying to lose your kids," the person replied.

"Smickity [sic] smack," he replied.

"Kids that feel they are born in [the] wrong body should be able to choose what they want and [you] should love [and] support them," another user wrote to him.

"Born in the wrong body?" Eason replied. "Well instead of getting body implants maybe they should have a new brain implanted?"

After the comments were reported, Eason's official Facebook page disappeared, InTouch Weekly points out. Indeed, a search of "David Eason" profiles shows other people with that name or fan-created pages. Evans' verified Facebook page is still active.

Notably, Eason has been quiet on Instagram as well, only posting expiring messages on Instagram Story. He has not posted a more permanent image since Dec. 15, when he shared a photo of Evans to complement her. On the other hand, Evans has continued to use Instagram.

Eason has a long history of sharing controversial views. His transphobic comments resulted in MTV firing him from Teen Mom 2 last year, even though Evans and their children continue to appear on the show. In December, a Wilmington, North Carolina man filed charges against Eason after Eason shared a June video of him forcibly removing the man's truck from a parking spot.

In October, Evans called 9-1-1 to report she was "assaulted" by Eason and suffered a broken collarbone. Evans later said she had friends over that night and was drunk when she tripped over a hole. She told Us Weekly she saw a doctor, who told her it was only a sprain.

“Everyone’s like, ‘Oh, what’s Jenelle’s story? Oh, she’s hiding it,'" Evans said. "No, I’m not hiding it. CPS came to my house, they interviewed me, they know the story. My lawyer knows. Everybody knows except for the public."

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At one point, the couple stopped following each other on social media, sparking rumors of a divorce. However, they denied it, and Eason appeared in Evans' holiday Instagram photos.

Teen Mom 2 Season 9 kicks off on Monday, Jan. 14 at 9 p.m. ET on MTV.