LaVerne was compelled to bear an prolonged keep within the hospital, whereas child Emersyn was positioned in a neonatal intensive care unit. With her hospital bills racking up, the savvy star turned to social media to pay for the expensive invoice.
The new mother was promptly criticized by some followers for making an attempt to monetize the delivery, however she now tells Insider she believes it was the precise factor to do.
“I knew that when Emersyn came early, I was going to be in the NICU [neonatal intensive care unit] for a while, which means my income from socials was going to be put on hold for a little bit,” she stated.
“Many celebrities post photos of their children and make a living being 100% available to the public all the time. I still have to work to make sure I can pay for my child while also going to the ICU every single day.”
LaVerne didn’t disclose how a lot cash she produced from promoting the intimate photographs, however says she has no regrets.
“It was a way to spend more time and focus on her [Emersyn],” the younger mother defined.
LaVerne took to TikTok on Monday to reveal that child Emersyn was lastly house, after greater than two weeks within the hospital. She shared a candy video exhibiting the tot mendacity on a mattress because the track “You Are My Sunshine” performed within the background.
Meanwhile, LaVerne married Emersyn’s dad, Dawson Day, simply days after she left the hospital. The influencer defined to Insider that she needed to wed her child daddy as quickly as potential.
“We wanted to get married just so Emersyn could come home to a mom and dad who are married,” she said.
LaVerne hit headlines final 12 months amid accusations she was “grooming” a 13-year-old male fan.
The star apolgized after a leaked video confirmed her kissing the boy and saying they “just ended up catching feelings for each other.”
“I didn’t groom Connor, I wouldn’t do that. He’s a kid and I’m aware of that,” she stated on the time.