The franchise could also be known as Teen Mother — however almost the entire authentic Teen Mother 2 solid members are actually mother and father of youngsters themselves.
When the present premiered in 2011 — following the lives of 4 women from 16 and Pregnant season 2 — nobody, least of all of the solid, may predict that their youngsters can be rising up on tv for greater than a decade.
The unique iteration of the present took MTV viewers behind the scenes of turning into a teenage father or mother. Although every solid member — Kailyn Lowry, Chelsea Houska, Leah Messer and Jenelle Evans — all lived in separate areas of the nation and had completely different experiences with their youngsters’s fathers, the foursome’s battle was the identical when it got here to the difficulties of being a father or mother at such a younger age.
In 2017, the solid grew with the addition of Briana DeJesus, who appeared on 16 and Pregnant season 3 — and, later, within the failed Teen Mother spinoff Teen Mother 3. The Florida native not solely introduced her personal drama to the small display screen, but in addition created a scandal throughout the solid when she started relationship Javi Marroquin, Lowry’s ex-husband. (The 2 known as it quits in January 2018, a number of months after making their relationship Instagram official.)
Jade Cline, for her half, rounded out the solid two years later, taking her story from Teen Mother: Younger and Pregnant to Teen Mother 2.
All through the present’s 11-season run, the 4 authentic women — Lowry, Houska, Messer and Evans — went on to broaden their households. Each the “Espresso Convos” podcast host and the South Dakota native have 4 youngsters every, whereas the Hope, Grace & Religion writer and the North Carolina resident every have three.
DeJesus, for her half, is the mother of two daughters, whereas Cline mother and father one.
Of all seven solid members to seem on the franchise, solely three have determined to proceed on to the most recent spinoff within the Teen Mother universe: Messer, DeJesus and Cline all seem on Teen Mother: The Subsequent Chapter, which premiered in September 2022. (Evans, who was fired in 2019 after husband David Eason killed their canine, made a brief look within the premiere episode of the brand new present.)
Houska left the collection in 2020, whereas Lowry adopted go well with in 2022 after the top of season 11.
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