Runnin’ with the devil? Courtney Stodden‘s mom, Krista Keller, tells Us Weekly exclusively that a Christian counselor is very concerned about her daughter.
Keller, 56, who currently appears with Stodden, 21, on Lifetime’s unscripted series The Mother/Daughter Experiment: Celebrity Edition, tells Us that filming the show took its toll on her and led her to seek additional solace from her faith.
“I am in Christian counseling due to post-traumatic stress syndrome from doing the show,” Keller says.
Keller and Stodden have butted heads throughout the season, particularly over the family’s complicated relationship with Doug Hutchison, 55, who married Stodden in 2011 when she was 16. Last week’s episode showed Keller accusing the Lost actor of having an “emotional affair” with her.
“[The counselor has] felt that the devil has his hands all over [my daughter’s] situation and on some of the choices that are being made,” Keller says. “So that helped me [move] on a lot … I just look at myself and try to be the best person I can be and pray for my daughter, lots of prayer for my daughter.”
In fact, the counselor is encouraging the Krista Keller Talent Management boss to avoid seeing Stodden for as long as “five to eight years.”
“He explained to me that it was probably a good idea that I don¹t have any contact with her for quite some time until she starts living, coming back to God,” the mom of three continues. “And you know, having a little bit more godliness in her life.”
Keller — who says her daughter’s “biggest untruth” on the Lifetime show was the claim that Keller was interested in underage boys — reveals that she “got a little bit of a neck lift and chin tuck and face lift” after the show: “I felt like I wanted to do something nice for myself.”
Meanwhile, Keller says she is focused on spending time with her two older daughters and on her career, as her company is working on a Las Vegas show called Icons on Fire with illusionist David Ferrari.
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