Posted: 2:42 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014
By Mehera Bonner
Matthew McCann has transformed from a deadbeat dad into a beautiful non-deadbeat butterfly, and his transition is truly admirable. This Teen Mom 3 star made a name for himself when he rejected his baby mama, Alexandria Sekella, and their daughter, Arabella, for the terrifying world of drugs — but now? Now this ginger hunk is clean and sober, in a stable relationship with his fiance, and ready to man up and be a great father.
Matthew's road to fatherhood hasn't been easy, and he's definitely had to fight for his right to see Arabella. It's completely understandable that Alex was concerned about her ex being in Bellie's life, but Matthew prevailed and now has visitation with Arabella twice a week — on Wednesdays and Saturdays.
Matthew's time with Arabella is clearly precious to him, and their hang sessions usually involve arts and crafts, playing, watching movies, and getting re-acquainted. Anyone who follows Matthew on Twitter knows how much he loves his daughter, and it looks like he'll definitely follow through with a recent promise he made — to be there for her always and forever.
"Forever I'll be there to hold your hand, I promise," Matthew tweeted on February 26, along with a photo of his and Arabella's hands intertwined.
While Matt certainly has his fair share of skeptics (including Alex), it's clear that he's making an effort, and that his relationship with Bellie is growing. Are you impressed with this reality star's progress? Sound off below.