Lane Fernandez, who is known as the father of MTV‘s teen mom star Malorie Beaver’s daughter Emerson, has passed away. He was 28.
Fernandez’s wife Kylee Rose Fernandez announced the devastating news to her facebook page at night, alongside a series of photos of her husband with herself and their newborn son Nolyn, who was born just three weeks ago.
“I’m so lost without you baby.. I love you to the moon and back and I know you’re looking out for us. I’ll miss you forever. It’s always been you 💕,” she wrote.
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“Nolyn, Emerson and I love you so much and you were an amazing father, dog father and husband,” her tribute continued. “You will forever be my rock and my best friend. I miss you more than anything baby ❤️”
Beaver’s sister, Rachel Beaver, also shared a post about Fernandez’s passing on her Instagram Stories, sharing a photo of the MTV alum with his three-year-old daughter.
“I can’t even begin to express the pain I feel right now,” she wrote. “Gone too soon… rest in peace Lane.”
Beaver herself shared a video of Fernandez with baby Emerson on her Instagram story, writing next to it: “RIP 🤍”
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Per the American sunBeaver, 22, and Fernandez’s co-parenting relationship was tumultuous, and Beaver reportedly kept Emerson away from Fernandez and his wife.
“We ask Malorie to see her and she has blocked us,” Kylee Rose told the publication in mid-last year.
“If she chooses to unblock us, she’ll either ignore us or say, ‘Oh, Emerson doesn’t want to talk to you.’”
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“Emmy has a father and stepmother who care and love her unconditionally. Malorie chooses to let her jealousy get in the way of her child’s happiness, and that’s not only sad, but low as a mother, Kylee added.
Beaver and Fernandez played on MTVs Teen Mom: Young and Pregnant‘s second and third seasons in 2020 and 2021, and their storyline revolved around them trying to work on their relationship.
Fernandez’s cause of death is unknown at this time.
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