Posts tagged "16 and pregnant"

Farrah Abraham Is Opening A Froyo Shop And Her Logo “Coba The Poppin’ Boba” Is Beyond Creepy

Where to start with this one? Farrah Abraham, erotic novelist and star of such films as "Backdoor Teen Mom" and several seasons of "16 & Pregnant," i…
By: Jessica Wakeman / July 9, 2014

Farrah Abraham Cut From New Season Of “Teen Mom”

Farrah Abraham has been cut from a fifth series of "Teen Mom" because the other young women refused to appear with her. MTV agreed that the porn actress sets a bad example — moreso, apparently, than Amber Portwood who served time in prison and has been filmed physically abusing her child'…
By: Jessica Wakeman / May 7, 2014

Farrah Abraham Wanted An Abortion But Her Mom Said “That’s Not Going To Happen”

"She wanted to go get an abortion. ... Then I turned to her and I just said, 'We don't believe in that. That's a real person inside of you and we don't believe in killing. That's not going to happen.'" There are all kinds of examples of why some of the parents on "16 &am…
By: Jessica Wakeman / February 21, 2014

Real Talk: Real-Life Teen Moms Sound Off On Study Claiming “Teen Mom” Reduced Teen Pregnancies

There never seems to be a moment where young parenthood isn't in the spotlight. But it's gotten a recent boost this week after the The New York Times reported on a recent study purporting that shows like MTV's "16 and Pregnant" and "Teen Mom" have helped in the reduction of tee…
By: Avital Norman Nathman / January 16, 2014

Teen Viewers Of “16 & Pregnant” Have Screwed Up Perceptions Of What Teen Parenthood Is Really Like

'Heavy viewers' of the shows "16 And Pregnant" and "Teen Mom" — especially ones who are teens — believe that teen mothers have "an enviable quality of life, a high income and involved fathers," according to a new study by Indiana University. Researchers said heavy viewers believed things like it is not difficult to find…
By: Jessica Wakeman / January 10, 2014

“Teen Mom” Cautionary Tale Amber Portwood Is Out Of Prison

"Teen Mom"'s Amber Portwood got out of prison today and is now subjected to random drug screening. The mom of four-year-old Leah is currently on parole after 16 months in jail for violating probation for drug possession. Here's wishing her and her kiddo the best for her recovery! [US Weekly] Eddie Cibria…
By: Jessica Wakeman / November 4, 2013

If You Have Money To Burn, Farrah Abraham Has An Amazon WishList

Silver booty shorts, a "fairytale" chandelier and pricy Sur La Table cookware are just a few of the spendy items that erstwhile porn star Farrah Abraham has on her Amazon WishList. Please, won't you spend your hard-earned money on an MTV reality star? [In Touch] Taylor Swift made a Kanye…
By: Jessica Wakeman / August 20, 2013

Catelynn Lowell From “16 & Pregnant” Is An Anti-Abortion Extremist

Catelynn Lowell and Tyler Baltierra from MTV's "16 and Pregnant" and "Teen Mom" have been, surprisingly, one of the more controversial couples on the two shows. Catelynn was the only teen mom in the first season to carry her pregnancy to term and put the child up for adoption; the little girl, Carly, is now…
By: Jessica Wakeman / December 3, 2012

God Help Us, “High School Moms” Is Another Reality Show About Teen Pregnancy

Yes, yes, this is something the universe needs: "High School Moms," a TLC reality show about pregnant teens. The teens attend Florence Crittenton High School in Denver, Colorado. And this will be different from "16 & Pregnant" ... how?  [ONTD] Lady Gaga has tapped Lindsay Lohan for a music video off her upcoming…
By: Jessica Wakeman / August 8, 2012

Today’s Lady News: Another “16 & Pregnant” Teen Chooses Abortion

Last night's episode of "16 & Pregnant" featured 17-year-old teen mom Briana and her older sister Brittany, who decided to have an abortion.  This isn't the first time MTV has handled an abortion amongst their cast of pregnant teens: in 2010, it aired a one-hour special called "No Easy Decision", in which young…
By: Jessica Wakeman / April 4, 2012

Evening Quickies: Tyler & Catelynn From “Teen Mom” Set A Date

"Teen Mom"'s Catelynn and Tyler, who gave their daughter Carly up for adoption, have set a wedding date for 2013.  Wow, you mean there is actually some non-terrible news coming out of Pregnant Teenager Land?  [Crushable] Alyson Hannigan of "How I Met Your Mother" is preggo again. Congratulations! [Us Weekly] Lady…
By: Jessica Wakeman / December 16, 2011

The Gals On “Jersey Shore” Don’t Portray Women In A Positive Light? Who Knew?!

The Parents Television Council (PTC) isn't set to release the report, “Reality of MTV: Gender Portrayals on Reality TV,” until this Wednesday, but Fox News got a sneak peak in advance and has summarized the findings. (Jezebel accurately commented that their report provides an early view of the study through "an additional layer of puritanical…
By: Stefanie Blejec / December 11, 2011

Morning Quickies: Drunk “Teen Mom” Throws Down At IHOP

"Teen Mom" Amber Portwood got into a drunken brawl with a stranger at an Anderson, Indiana IHOP back in November and the restaurant has sold the tape to Star magazine. There was "hair-pulling" and punches thrown. I want to make a joke, but Amber has long-since passed the point of being funny to…
By: Jessica Wakeman / December 8, 2011

“Teen Mom”‘s Amber Portwood Attempted Suicide

"Teen Mom" was always real ... but it just got real. Emergency personnel responded to Amber Portwood's house in Anderson, Indiana, on Tuesday morning after a call from Gary Shirley's mother claimed the 21-year-old mother was depressed and threatening to kill herself. According to Star magazine, police arrived to find Portwood lying face-u…
By: Jessica Wakeman / June 15, 2011

MTV Considers A New Series Called “Married Young.” We Say: I Do!

Confession: I am 31, and sometimes I feel like I'm not ready to get married yet—that it'll still be a few years before I'm ready to sit down in a roller coaster car with someone, lower our safety bar, and ride the ups and downs of life together. (Yeah, that's not my best analogy…
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / May 26, 2011

World’s Worst Mother: “16 And Pregnant” Teen’s Mom Takes The Cake

We've grown used to seeing irresponsible teens and bad parenting on the MTV show "16 And Pregnant," and that's part of what makes it such a compelling and powerful watch. It teaches cocky adolescents that having a baby is more than just dressing infants in cute clothes and parading a kid around in a stroller…
By: Julie Gerstein / May 25, 2011

Today’s Lady News: “16 & Pregnant” Teen Deterred By Parental Consent Law

On last night's episode of "16 & Pregnant" on MTV, a pregnant teen talked with her mother about how she was deterred by Mississippi's parental consent law for abortion. It's confusing why Cleondra and the baby's father didn't end up getting the abortion, since Cleondra's mother says in the clip (watch it on Jezebel) she…
By: Jessica Wakeman / May 18, 2011

Tonight: MTV To Air An Abortion Special “No Easy Decision”

Tonight at 11:30 EST, MTV will air the special "No Easy Decision," in which teen mom Markai Durham of "16 & Pregnant" has an abortion. As first reported by Crushable, Markai got pregnant by her boyfriend James shortly after giving birth to baby Za’karia and decided to end the…
By: Jessica Wakeman / December 28, 2010

Amber Portwood Arrested For Domestic Abuse

That took long enough: Amber Portwood, the star of MTV's "Teen Mom," was arrested yesterday for a domestic violence assault on her daughter Leah's father, Gary Shirley. As you can see from her mug shots, her skin is 90 percent less orange in the clink.
By: Jessica Wakeman / December 28, 2010

MTV To Air An Abortion Special, “No Easy Decision,” Starring Markai Durham

It's about time! MTV will air a special called "No Easy Decision" in which Markai Durham, a teen on the latest season of "16 And Pregnant," has an abortion. As first reported by Crushable, Markai got pregnant by her boyfriend James shortly after giving birth to baby Za'karia…
By: Jessica Wakeman / December 22, 2010
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