One batch of pseudo wealthy, formerly adolescent moms are walking off into the sunset (and probably heading on to another reality show, let’s be real) on the final season of Teen Mom, which will premiere on June 12.
In the below trailer, it’s evident this season will be just as dramatic as the ones before. Amber Portwood will have to discuss her rotating court and prison appearances; Catelynn Lowell continues to deal with her dysfunctional mother; Maci Bookout still has feelings for her baby daddy, and Farrah Abraham decides to leave her toxic mother. And also continue to be the worst.
Ugh – after wisely phasing the original Teen Mom out of the line-up following one trainwreck after another from the cast, we could only hope MTV had plans to drop the Teen Mom series completely. No such luck!
RadarOnline is reporting that MTV has started casting for Teen Mom 3 which will follow a whole group of moms from this season’s16 & Pregnant. Although, this time MTV has an agenda to cast more stable girls!
Mackenzie Douthit, a former cheerleader from Oklahoma has a son named Gannon (yes, for real) and she is engaged to baby daddy Josh McGee. “She comes from a stable family and seems to have her life in order,” the source says. “MTV wanted someone like that.” Wait – they aern’t looking for Jenelle Evans, Jr?
Alexandria Sekella is from Pennsylvania and is the mama to a little girl named Arabella. She is memorable because she considered giving her daughter up for adoption but changed her mind. Alexandria also satisfied the crazy daddy drama, as her former fiancé Matt McCann entered rehab last December for drug addiction.
Regardless both girls are said to be thrilled about having their lives documented for our viewing pleasure. “Both of them are excited to be on Teen Mom 3,” the source says. “It’ll be quite a journey. Viewers loved them and can’t wait to see more.”
Well, hopefully they’ll have their lives a little more on track than certain current Teen Moms!
WILL YOU BE WATCHING TEEN MOM 3? ARE MACKENZIE AND ALEXANDRIA GOOD CHOICES FOR THE SHOW?
When Teen Moms come to mind, usually there are a few (okay, one or two) that give us faith in the humanity of our nation’s youth, while the others are just famewhore train wrecks. This blog post is about Catelynn Lowell and her boyfriend Tyler Baltierra and Jenelle Evans. I’ll let you figure out who falls into which category…
While both Farrah Abraham and Maci Bookout have expressed their desire to remain in the public eye with spinoffs, Catelynn and Tyler remain relatively under the radar. Viewers have championed the pair who made the undoubtedly difficult choice to place their daughter up for adoption (because that never seems to happen on the MTV hit) while overcoming major family strife to make a better life together.
Teen Mom 2′sJenelle Evans has had her fair share of bumps in the road: girl fights, drug accusations, bad relationships and the like. But, it looks like the reality starlet is finally turning things around and is now officially off probation.
A “good friend” opened up this week about Jenelle’s troubled past and claims that Jenelle would use cutting as a way to deal with her inner turmoil. So, naturally the concerned friend ran the media to sell the story. And instead of doing it anonymously, she shared her name and even did a video interview for Radar Online. With friends like that….
Tori Rhyne claims that Jenelle would often use razors and scissors to cut herself to deal with the family drama going on around her. “They’re all crazy. It just messed with her head.”
She continued: “Sometimes you [could] see the blood and stuff.” “I would actually slap her cuts that she had on her wrist. I know when I did that it was gonna hurt her a little bit.”
So if this was in the past and Jenelle is supposedly turning her life around, why speak out on it now? We have drug use claims and cutting claims. Does it seem like people are trying to sabotage her chances of getting Jace back?
TELL US – DO YOU THINK THESE GIRLS HAVE ANY FRIENDS WHO WOULDN’T SELL THEM OUT FOR A FEW BUCKS OR FIFTEEN MINUTES OF FAME? DO YOU THINK MTV SHOULD INCLUDE FREE THERAPY IN THE TEEN MOM CONTRACTS?
Those Teen Moms. They’re like future-Housewives-in-training.
After being accused of having a nasty drug habit that includes LSD and prescription drugs and then breaking up with her allegedly-abusive boyfriend, Jenelle Evans is going to try to win back custody of her son, Jace.
Jenelle’s lawyer tells Radar Online that the Teen Mom 2 star is trying to straighten out her life and will request that the judge let her off probation early. To show how serious she is, she even deleted her Twitter account, y’all!
Her attorney says “Jenelle is trying to straighten her life out and the first step she’s taking is going to court and requesting that a judge let her out of probation. Jenelle has been doing really well. She is doing everything she is supposed to do and I’ve seen a big improvement in her life.”
Didn’t that violent drama with Gary Head just go down like two days ago? I suppose, two days is like two years passing by in Teen Mom Land.
Her mom has temporary custody of her son, but Jenelle is hoping to regain custody soon. “Nothing has been filed but Jenelle has expressed an interest in getting custody of Jace back. She would really like to have Jace back with her again.”
Moving along. In other Teen Mom news, Leah Messer’s friends are concerned that she rushed into her marriage to Jeremy Calvert.
After just eight months of dating, Leah and Jeremy tied the knot last week (in a private ceremony with cameras rolling) and now her friends are speaking out, claiming they are worried that Leah is still much too in love with ex-husband Corey Simms for her marriage to work.
Her “friend” says she’s settling with Jeremy because he’s safe: “Leah isn’t in love with Jeremy the way she loved Corey. She trusts Jeremy and knows he’s good for her daughters. Right now, that’s more important than how she feels.”
I’m sure that makes Jeremy feel special. Although, Leah did admit just a month ago that she still had feelings for Corey, so it shouldn’t be too big of a shock to hear.
Speaking of Leah’s twin daughters, Ali has just hit an important milestone. Sources report that the developmentally-delayed two year old has started walking!
“Ali is able to walk when someone stands behind her while holding her hand. It’s a major step toward walking solo. ”
The toddler is excited to finally start running around with her sister, Aleeah. “She wants to be able to run around and play with Aleeah!”
TELL US – DO YOU THINK JENELLE EVANS SHOULD REGAIN CUSTODY OF HER SON? HAS SHE GROWN UP AT ALL? DO YOU THINK LEAH AND JEREMY ARE DOOMED TO FAIL?
Jenelle Evans. Oh, Jenelle. I so want to be in your corner, but with each passing day you make it impossible harder. The latest in Teen Mom debacle news comes from Radaronline.com, and it’s brought to us by–who else?–Jenelle’s supposed biffle. Geez, Jenelle!
Jenelle’s bestie, Tori Rhyne, opens up to the Star Magazine site, claiming the young, troubled mother has found something to whet her palate while she’s not smoking weed. Tori claims her pal has tried her hand at LSD, and she states Jenelle is “thinking it helps her, but it really doesn’t.” Her “friend” (who in no way was compensated for this interview…ahem, cough, cough) alleges, “She does it a lot — she fell in love with it. It’s just a little sheet that she puts on her tongue and waits for it to hit her: Then she gets all weird.”
The site also claims that Jenelle has found other ways to cope, now that she is routinely tested for marijuana use, per her probation conditions. Among her drugs or choice? Star cites Xanax, Ecstacy, booze and alcohol as Jenelle’s choice vices.
However, Tori is concerned that her friend just can’t give up the Mary Jane. “After she gets off, she’s going to smoke a big blunt, that’s what she told me,” Tori tells the site, while acknowledging that Jenelle has put forth little, if any, effort in regaining custody of son Jace who is being cared for by her mother Barbara Evans.
Tori continues, “She’s only worried about getting off probation, so she can smoke weed!” Her friend, who cares enough to get paid by a tabloid to air her fears, shares, “When Jenelle does acid she is an amazing person, but of course it is not her – it is the drug that she is on. As bad as that sounds, I do worry about her because I don’t want her to have a bad trip and never be able to get out of it.” She sounds like a fabulous person and support system. I wonder if she like to split a Best Friends locket with me…
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It must be time for salary negotiations because rumors are popping up that Teen Mom 2 stars/train wrecks Leah Messer and Jenelle Evans are threatening to leave the show that made them thousandaires.
While, Jenelle no doubt needs the extra cash for her legal fees and tattoo habit, a source tells Reality Weekly that Leah has developed quite an ego since becoming “famous” and hilariously says that “She really has gotten a big head because of all the attention. A lot of people in Elk View joke that she’s like the redneck Kim Kardashian.” Does that mean fiancé Jeremy Calvertis her Kris Humphries? Will they get married for 72 hours?
To be fair, Leah has had a very difficult year; she had a miscarriage and was assaulted by a group of women. She feels she’s given a lot to the show, and the show owes her for her pain and suffering, including her divorce to Corey Simms. “Leah says she’s fed up with the interference in her life, and she can’t take any more.”
Jeremy still hasn’t appeared on the show, and it’s easy to see why. The source says, “It’s no wonder she’s cautious. She’s already been through more stress in a year then some people face in a lifetime.”
As for Jenelle, she gets brownie points for having her manager (yes, she has one) go on the record, with his actual name, to advocate for her raise. Her manager, Leo Daniels, says it’s time for more money: ”She needs to renegotiate because she’s not getting anything near what the other girls are getting, and she’s the highest rated Teen Mom.”
She’s the highest rated because no one can turn away. Like many cocky reality stars before her, Jenelle feels she has the upper hand in this negotiation. Some unnamed insider is quoted saying, “She feels certain that she deserves a raise, but there are plenty of other options out there. She will quit the show if she doesn’t get that extra money.”
Beware this strategy, ladies! The network will call your bluff and fire you. Just ask a few housewives how well this works. There are many other teen moms waiting in the wings and happy to replace you. I say keep that MTV salary. It’s more than most normal folks will ever see.
TELL US: DO YOU THINK LEAH AND JENELLE DESERVE A RAISE FROM MTV?