Last year, Alaskan Bush People star returned to rehab after his family gave him an ultimatum.
He completed his stint and, with a stumble along the way, has been dedicated to staying sober and reconnecting with his family.
Now, however, Matt has his family worried that he’s on the verge of relapse — if he hasn’t already fallen off of the wagon.
RadarOnline reports that the Brown family is nervous that Matt is about to slide back into old, destructive habits.
“Matt is causing reason for worry again,” the insider sadly reveals.
According to the source, Matt has them on edge “because he just got heavily paid!”
Now that Season 9 is airing and Matt cleaned up his act, he’s been paid for letting Discovery film him on his sobriety journey.
That paycheck? $250,000.
“He finally got the money that was being withheld from him,” the insider reveals.
This wasn’t TV business shenanigans — this was family business about his sobriety.
The source shares that Matt’s pay was being blocked “by his parents.”
They weren’t stealing from him, the insider clarifies, mearely holding onto it “while he got his act together.”
Most people’s families wouldn’t be particularly worried if their child just received a quarter of a million dollars through safe, legal work.
But addiction is a peculiar beast.
“It’s really a double-edged sword,” the source explains of Matt receiving a hefty payday.
“Because whenever Matt gets paid,” the insider observes. “He goes missing.”
He doesn’t get kidnapped — he just spends some time (and money) away from his family.
But the Browns know that he has personal troubles “and everyone just assumes he is using again.”
We all feel the urge to celebrate if we secure a hefty payday.
Unfortunately, for Matt, celebrations are a potential threat to his health.
Apparently, the aura of mystery that currently follows Matt has his family very …read more
Source:: The Hollywood Gossip