Unexpected stars Rilah Ferrer and Anthony Vanelli appeared on season three of the TLC smash show. Fans watched as their moms interfered in their relationship. That caused lots of tension and drama. Although, Anthony and Rilah didn’t let their moms influence their decisions. With the arrival of their daughter Malayah Vanelli, the couple felt like their little family was complete. But, it seems like their happily ever after didn’t last.
TLC’s Unexpected: Rilah Ferrer a Teen Parent With Anthony Vanelli
Rilah Ferrer first met her baby daddy Anthony Vanelli in middle school. The pair quickly fell in love. Rilah then got pregnant at a very young age. At first, Anthony didn’t believe the baby was his. Because, the Unexpected duo split when he moved away. Then, Rilah started seeing someone else. But, she knew Anthony was the father. After seeing an ultrasound, Anthony knew it was his as well.
The Unexpected couple had to deal with another move. This time, Rilah Ferrer was the one relocating an hour from Anthony Vanelli. However, he made the move with her. Even though Rilah’s mom Rosa didn’t want to take care of Anthony anymore. As seen on the show, Rilah and Anthony welcomed a baby girl, Malayah Vanelli. Then, the two got engaged.
TLC Star Faces Domestic Battery Charges
On the surface, Anthony Vanelli seemed to be a great boyfriend and father. Although, that wasn’t the case, allegedly. Because, a few months ago, his baby mama accused him of physical abuse. Rilah Ferrer showed online a picture of a large bruise on her leg. She claimed to be in a “domestic violence relationship”. She said the Unexpected teen father wasn’t the “good guy” fans saw on TV.
Then, police arrested Alex and charged him with domestic violence. Anthony Vanelli found himself in handcuffs and facing a domestic battery charge. But, he made bail and now awaits a court date. Since the arrest, Rilah Ferrer has not said anything about it. Though, there seems to still be drama in their Unexpected relationship.
Unexpected Update: Rilah Ferrer & Anthony Vanelli – Are They Still Together?
After the violent incident, Rilah Ferrer left Anthony Vanelli. She said an unhealthy relationship was not good for herself or her daughter. It is not clear how often Anthony now sees his daughter. Hopefully, Rilah and her ex can co-parent for Malayah’s sake.
The Unexpected young parents don’t seem to be on good terms anymore. According to Rilah, he chose his “online girlfriend” over his child. Apparently, Anthony’s new girlfriend lives in California. Which means if he moves, he’ll be far from Malayah, his daughter.
Rilah said that she will not be in the next season on TLC. But, given the amount of drama that’s gone down, the network might want them back.
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