16 and Pregnant Returns, Plus MTV Might Revive Original Teen Mom

MTV's flagship of unplanned-pregnancy-based reality shows, 16 and Pregnant, is returning for a fifth season of depressing stories about how girls irrevocably altered their lives by letting immature losers cum inside them. Additionally, there are rumors that the network is bringing back the original Teen Mom now that… » 3/20/14 4:00pm 3/20/14 4:00pm

Your Parents Have Everything to Do With How You Feel About MTV's Pregnant Teen Programming

With reality shows about unplanned pregnancies dominating MTV's 2012 schedule, someone has finally conducted an official study on the shows' audiences. Ever since 16 and Pregnant and its spinoff Teen Mom premiered in 2009, there's been a debate over what kind of influence the shows have had on the network's young… » 5/23/12 3:20pm 5/23/12 3:20pm

16 and Pregnant Couple Pregnant Again After Toddler Removed from 'Deplorable' Home

The good news? Ebony Jackson and Josh Rendon, who were featured on the first season of 16 and Pregnant, have beaten the odds that plague teen parents by getting married and staying together. The bad news? They were arrested in September 2011 and charged with endangering the welfare of a minor, possession of drug… » 4/09/12 4:30pm 4/09/12 4:30pm

'16 and Pregnant' Star Arrested for Shoplifting Pregnancy Test

Whitney Purvis, who was featured on the first season of MTV's 16 and Pregnant, was arrested yesterday after she allegedly stole a pregnancy test from her local Walmart. According to police, the 20-year-old hid a First Response in her hoodie and then went to the store's restroom and used it. There's no word on the… » 3/02/12 2:00pm 3/02/12 2:00pm

16 And Pregnant Couple Arrested, Lose Their Child

Joshua Rendon and Ebony Jackson-Rendon, a couple from MTV's 16 And Pregnant, have lost their child to the state and are currently facing criminal charges after police searched their home. And what did the cops find? You may want to stop eating, or thinking about anything pleasant, before you read this, because it will… » 9/23/11 8:00pm 9/23/11 8:00pm

16 & Pregnant Reunion: Dr. Drew Goes Easy On Worst Mom Ever

On last night's reunion special of 16 & Pregnant, Kayla, the teen whose history of anorexia complicated her pregnancy, sat down to discuss her episode with Dr. Drew. While her eating disorder played a large part of her story, her situation was exacerbated by her mother, a woman who essentially abandoned Kayla—even… » 6/29/11 12:43pm 6/29/11 12:43pm

16 & Pregnant: When A Grandma Is A Dope Fiend

The situation surrounding the teenage pregnant couple on last night's 90-minute season finale was probably the best argument for abortion or adoption that this series has featured, as they had no income, no home, and were forced to live with an opiate addict. Still, the teens chose to raise their child. Allie, a… » 6/22/11 11:30am 6/22/11 11:30am

10 Things You May Have Missed On TV This Week

In this week's compilation of pop culture crap, we learn Coco's measurements, discover that vaginas come in different shapes and realize that Billy Bush is — surprise! — kind of an asshole. » 6/17/11 5:00pm 6/17/11 5:00pm

In case you were wondering, she's 39.5, 24, 40. Ice-T follows this up by appropriately quoting Sir Mix-a-Lot. It's…

16 & Pregnant: There Are Actually People Who Don't "Believe In" Adoption

As it is with the lion's share of these kids, the baby daddy on last night's episode was an idiot asshole who was way too immature to even begin to comprehend what it takes to be a father. Taylor is a 15-year-old pregnant high school freshman who is going out with 16-year-old Nathan. Taylor's mother seems to be the… » 6/15/11 3:40pm 6/15/11 3:40pm

16 & Pregnant: 15-Year-Old Boys Are Idiots

On last night's episode of 16 & Pregnant, 17-year-old Kianna got knocked up by her 15-year-old boyfriend of two months, Zak. Only Kianna seemed to understand the enormity of their situation—neither of them had jobs and she only had $130 in savings—and how difficult it would be for them to continue their education if… » 6/08/11 1:40pm 6/08/11 1:40pm

16 & Pregnant Grandma Arrested For Meth

The mother of Whitney Purvis—who was featured on the first season of 16 & Pregnant—was arrested arrested over the weekend in Georgia for drug possession. April Purvis, 37, was charged with felony possession of meth and misdemeanor possession of marijuana. When asked for a comment by TMZ on her mother's arrest,… » 6/06/11 6:00pm 6/06/11 6:00pm

Parental Consent Laws Discouraged 16 & Pregnant Teen From Getting An Abortion

On last night's episode, 17-year-old Cleondra was the second of her siblings to become pregnant as a teenager. In a rare moment for this show, Cleondra has a discussion with her mother about how she initially seriously considered abortion as an option, but was discouraged by Mississippi laws requiring either… » 5/18/11 11:00am 5/18/11 11:00am

16 & Pregnant: The 32-Year-Old Grandma

There have been young grandmothers featured on previous episodes of 16 & Pregnant, but Danielle's 32-year-old mother Casey might be the youngest. She certainly didn't look like a grandma and when Danielle pointed out her stepfather, Casey's husband, it seemed that initially MTV had made some kind of mistake when… » 5/11/11 10:50am 5/11/11 10:50am

16 & Pregnant: When A High School Provides On-Campus Daycare

Last night's episode of 16 & Pregnant took place in Asheville, NC, where teen mom Jamie was provided with free transportation for her infant as well as free on-campus daycare at her public high school. Free for Jamie that is. According to the North Carolina Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy… » 5/04/11 1:35pm 5/04/11 1:35pm