MTV’s hit reality series teen mom and its spinoffs have been streaming for over a decade. While some cast members have been featured on the show for years, the appearances of others have been short-lived.
The show premiered on December 8, 2009, as a spin-off of the hit MTV show 16 and pregnant. He cataloged the life of Farrah Abraham, Catelynn Lowell, Amber Portwood and Maci Bookoutthat fans all met in season 1 of 16 and pregnant. The show ran from 2009 to 2012 and returned in 2015 as OG teen mom. It has also generated fallout, including teen mom 2 and Teen mom: family reunion.
Over the past 12 years of its run, the reality show has seen cast members come and go.
Ancient teen mom star Bristol Palin announced that she was leaving TMOG in April 2019 and has since enjoyed busying himself with other areas of his life.
“OG teen mom did not suit me, it took away my peace… and honestly, my peace has a price that no one but God can afford. [Money] don’t impress me, I don’t entertain BS, and stepping away from this show allows God to rebuild me (and my little family) in the right direction,” Bristol wrote in an Instagram post at the time.
As for Farrah, she continued to play in the teen mom franchise until the middle of Season 7 in 2017, when she was fired by MTV for trying her hand in the adult entertainment industry while working on the show. She has since started a podcast and published a book.
Mackenzie Edwards and her husband, Ryan Edwardswere fired from the reality series in March 2021, with Ryan’s father, Larry, revealing the information after the season 9 reunion. During the tense special, Larry and Ryan’s mother, Jen, a had a verbal argument with Ryan’s ex Maci over visits with Bentley.
Chelsea Houska left the reality series in November 2020 after 10 seasons and cited her daughter Aubree as one of the reasons she decided to retire from the show.
“There were conversations that Aubree and I had from time to time, and there came a point where I was just worried because I don’t want her to be like that, she can’t tell me things. because it’s going to be broadcast to millions of people or whatever,” Chelsea told E! News in May 2021.
The reality star went on to conclude that it was “ultimately what made me decide to walk away and leave this chapter of life.”
jenelle evans was fired from the show in the middle of season 9 after her husband David Reason shot and killed their family dog. The couple had several scandals that led to Jenelle being fired, including numerous visits from child protective services. David has already been fired from teen mom 2 in 2018 after posting homophobic tweets.
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