I'll be honest, I've been so consumed with Jenelle Evanspenchant for crazy for the last several months, I've hardly given any thought to the other Teen Mom 2 stars who were back gracing our televisions last night. While most of the girls' drama is a product of their immaturity, one story line continues to break my heart and isn't a manufactured plot courtesy of MTV producers.
Since Leah Messer Simms Calvert gave birth to twins Aliannah and Aleeah with Corey Simms, viewers have watched the couple struggle with Ali's developmental delays as they travel from doctor to doctor and work with in-home therapists to figure out what is wrong. Now, at four-years-old, Ali has a diagnosis, and it's not as comforting as they had hoped. However, Leah shares in a recent interview that Ali's news has brought her closer to new husband Jeremy Calvert as well as made her a better co-parent with Corey.
Kanye West, don't ever change. How would I be immensely entertained if you ever stopped saying all of the crazy things you love to pontificate about in public. Now he's reaching back to the most amazing VMA debacle ever. No disrespect to Miley Cyrus' twerking fiasco, but Yeezy crashing Taylor Swift's acceptance speech was the most epic low point for the awards show. Ever.
Now five years later, Kanye is chatting yet again about the incident, how it affected him, and what he's learned from it. Geez, Yeez, "Marcia, Marcia, Marcia" much?
Can I just tell you how much I love the fact that Joe Budden proposed to Tahiry Jose on last night's Love & Hip Hop with a wad of gum in his mouth? Throughout his romantic speech, he's just chomping away. He gets down on one knee while Tahiry begs him to stand up…that's not a good sign. Tahiry turns down his proposal. She wonders how he can go from allowing a chick to hang out in her bed to buying a ring, and she can't trust him. The Professor decides that he will wait for her to change her mind. A teary Joe walks away, and Tahiry is comforted by her family. Awkward!
Peter Gunz is hanging out at this local cigar shot an awful lot…maybe he's squatting there. Saigon drops in on him to catch up, and he thinks that Amina Buddafly must be a great wife because she's German. Saigon is a lover of German porn. Peter is surprised to hear that his friend has asked Erica Jean to move in with him. He's ready to finally get to know his baby mama, and what better way than living under the same roof?
Nothing that Teen Mom 2'sJenelle Evans does will ever surprise me, so I wasn't shocked to hear that her storyline for this season centers around having an abortion. Now pregnant with her new boyfriend's baby, she lets the MTV cameras follow her as she terminated a pregnancy with husband Courtland Rogers' child…and told him nothing about it. Keepin' it classy as always, Jenelle.
In a recent interview with The Stir Cafe Mom, Jenelle discusses her choice to share her abortion with the viewers. She says, "MTV was like, 'Do you want to film it?' And I said, 'Yeah.' They said, 'Are you sure,' and I said, 'Yes.' They're like, 'OK, you know a lot of backlash is going to come from this.' I'm like, 'Yeah, I know. It's OK.'" You know, I don't doubt that's how it went down at all. Jenelle just spewing single syllables as MTV counts its cash.
She continues, "At the time, when I filmed it and everything, I didn't know I was going to meet Nathan or have a baby or anything like that. You don't know what the future's going to hold. At the time I needed to do what I needed to do. I wasn't in the best situation. I was living back at my mom's, just got arrested for a felony charge, and I mean, I was in such a depressed state. It was just…my body was so out of whack. I was sick, so I went to the doctor for bronchitis, and that's when they told me I was pregnant. I just couldn't be with Courtland Rogers because he was abusive. He's not a good father figure. He has a child already and he's not involved in their life."
Well, if this isn't exciting news, I don't know what is! It seems that Kris Jenner's horrific talk show won't be making a comeback next season. I'm kidding…the news isn't exactly exciting as I refuse to watch her show. Apparently, she's not "likeable." Who knew? I am completely shocked.
Perhaps now she'll have more time to spend with youngest daughters Kylie and Kendallsince dad Bruce Jenner is no longer living at home. However, I'm guessing that the girls would much rather hang out with dear ol' dad instead of being pimped out by momager Kris, but with this family, who really knows?
Amen for eye candy! While Dancing with the Stars pro Maksim Chmerkovskiy seems like he could be a bit of a diva, he certainly is easy on the eyes. Season eighteen of ABC's dance competition has announced a premiere date, but will Maks be along for the ride?
Right now, executives are remaining mum about what capacity–if any–Makswill be returning to the show, but they will tell us that March 17 is the night that DWTS will be back on your small screens, no doubt with a Bachelor cast off or three!
You have to love Real Housewives of Beverly Hills'Lisa Vanderpump. She can throw shade with the best of them and still sound classy to boot. For example, in her Bravo blog this week she touts her extensive charity work while subtly scolding Kim Richards for calling her a liar for saying she couldn't attend her daughter's graduation because she was out of town. She also schools her Emily Post style. As for Brandi Glanville's behavior towards Joyce Giraud? Lisa couldn't be more appalled, but it's so understated, it's like the perfect strand of pearls.
Lisa begins by talking about traveling to St. Louis for her volunteer work–and Giggy's!–to reveal why she wasn't able to make Kimberly's graduation shindig. She writes, "Now Giggy is a personality in his own right, so I needed a charity that would fit his profile — and children with alopecia was a perfect match. Now can I compare Giggy's hair loss with that of a child's? Of course not, but I knew that Giggy could make a difference, bring some levity to what otherwise can be a somber affair. When Giggy appears and we talk with the children and teenagers — many of whom watch him every week, many had just seen him on Dancing With the Stars — the message is clear. Should alopecia stop you being the very best you can be? We asked the children if they thought he would be cuter with his fur. They unanimously answered no he was perfect, so then I gently remind them that is the way people feel about them."
Breaking news! Vanderpump Rules star Jax Taylor was spotted wearing a sweater! Kristen Doute and Tom Sandoval are in a healthy, thriving relationship! Okay, so maybe one of those statements is true, but really, how shocking is it to see Jax sporting a chunky cardigan?
Stassi Schroeder's ex is doing his best to move on while his former (I'm guessing from the previews of next week's episode) friend and his lady are bucking everyone's advice and opinions by staying in a co-dependent, tension filled relationship built on lies and distrust. Good times at SUR, right?