Jenny McCarthy: My Kid Called Cops on Me
12-year-old didn't like her texting and driving, is a 'rule follower'
By Jenn Gidman, Newser Staff
Posted Jul 28, 2014 10:28 AM CDT
Jenny McCarthy, seen here with her son, Evan, hosted the 7th Annual Rescue Our Angels fundraiser for Generation Rescue at VenueOne on May 9, 2014, in Chicago.   (Photo by Barry Brecheisen/Invision/AP)

(Newser) – It hasn’t been the best of summers for Jenny McCarthy: First the vocal anti-vaxxer was unceremoniously dumped from The View, then she was accused of slamming cousin Melissa McCarthy’s weight—a rumor that the blonder McCarthy denied to People. Now Jenny says her own 12-year-old son called the cops on her for a decidedly 21st-century crime: texting and driving. ABC News reports that McCarthy made the reveal about her "rule follower" son, Evan, on her Sirius radio show Dirty, Sexy, Funny.

"He called the police on me and said, 'My mom is texting and driving right now.' True story!" She confesses that she chucked his phone out the car window, and says Evan called 911 one other time on her when she went outside for a smoke and he couldn’t find her. "My mom abandoned me," McCarthy says he told the dispatcher. Hope Evan’s OK with his mom marrying Donnie Wahlberg. (For more on texting and driving, click here.)

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Tracey Reitterer
Aug 11, 2014 10:04 PM CDT
Serves her narcissistic ass right. Get off the damn phone before you kill someone, you idiot!!!!!
Jeff Anderlik
Jul 31, 2014 12:19 PM CDT
Well at least she taught her kid that the police are here to help. Despite the kid being a kid, and calling at inappropriate times, at least he knew who to call. And if it got his mom to stop texting & driving, maybe it proved a point. I didn't read anything about whether the kid was scared out of his pants at her distracted driving, but still.
Jul 30, 2014 8:08 AM CDT
This just goes to show that not vaccinating kids turns them into snitches.