Teen Mom Bios: Maci | Farrah | Catelynn | Amber | Leah | Chelsea | Kailyn | Jenelle Teen Mom Junkies

tmj-jenelleEditors Note – As I mentioned yesterday, Megan is gone for a few days, but fear not, the Teen Mom 2 recap is still here. We have someone new who wants to write for us, and this is her first piece.  Nothing like jumping right into the fire. Please be kind!

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As seen on last episode Jenelle’s charges were dropped, but Nathan’s were not.  Jenelle reveals she is going to school to be a medical assistant.  Jenelle comes over to Barbara’s and tells her that her charges her dropped but Nathan has to go to jail for 30 days.  Barbara expresses concern that Nathan is violent and that she hopes he has learned his lesson, and is also worried about Jenelle being alone for 30 days since she’s never been without a guy.

Jenelle and Nathan’s lawyer call and tell them the plea has to be moved a week earlier than originally planned.  She also calls to warn them that people have seen Nathan driving around which he is obviously not allowed to do.  Nathan swears up and down that just Jenelle drives or he “walks to the gym.”  He claims he is being charged with a DUI he does not deserve and is depressed that he has to miss some of the pregnancy.

Later Nathan and Jenelle come home after Nathan has been drinking all day.  They get into an argument about Nathan’s drinking habits where he gets very defensive when Jenelle tells him that he binge drinks and makes dumb decisions when he drinks.  He then says “Why am I with you? I just use you,” which absolutely comes out of the blue, and Jenelle says he is putting words into his own mouth.  She remains surprisingly calm compared to most arguments we’ve seen.

They both come to the conclusion they need to quit fighting, especially since Nathan is going to jail in a week, and they want Kaiser to grow up in a household without arguing.

Kailyn -

Javi breaks the news that he has to work in Texas for a month, and Kailyn expresses worry about being alone with the kids since it will be their first time away from one another since basic training.

Later Kailyn meets up with some friends and expresses it might be good that Javi is leaving for a month because they have been fighting a lot and it could be a good break.  She tells them that she going to extend an invitation to Jo and also to Vee, and admit that it was immature for her to be upset about Vee being in Jo’s life.

She calls Jo and tells him she would like to invite Jo and Vee to Issac’s 4th birthday party which is very refreshing to see.  Jo says that he will have to speak to Vee about it and seems pretty apprehensive about it.  Jo and Vee discuss it and Vee explains that she feels awkward going.   Jo says he doesn’t mind missing it because he already had a birthday for Issac.  They both express they need to make the co-parenting situation but for some reason this time they decide going to the birthday is not a good idea.

Issac’s 4th birthday comes up and Kailyn and Javi seem pretty insulted that Vee and Jo did not show up.  Kail tells her friends that she would have gone to Jo’s house if she had been invited because she would want to see where Issac is living.

The birthday goes on with a bunch of friends, family, and a very sleepy and grumpy Issac that does not care to open presents.

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Chelsea is still having problems with her obtaining her license.  Her job informs her that the rules have changed and she cannot work without a license, so for now her job is also on hold.  It sounds like she’ll be able to come back once everything is squared away.

Chelsea is in the process of moving to her new house, and decides to ask her friend Chelsea Grace (different Chelsea, I know confusing), to come move in with her. Adam tells his friend that he gets Aubree every other weekend and would like more visitation.

Chelsea and her friend all move into the new house where Aubree picks out her room, and they all seem pretty excited about it.

Chelsea gets a letter from the Department of Labor which unfortunately informs Chelsea that she still cannot have her license.  The reason is so bizarre…it states that based on tweets from Chelsea’s friend Landon, that he hired her and the wedding was not a one time job.  She still does not have the results whether she passed the license or not.

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Overwhelmed with the girls, Leah asks her grandma to come help out so she can go to her part time job at the tanning salon.  Ali could not go to school because she was complaining about pain in her legs which is really heartbreaking to see.

Leah is working at a tanning salon and says how she feels thankful that she has family support to watch the girls so she can work.  She also explains how she feels so overwhelmed with three kids, and especially because Ali is complaining about pain.

Leah drops the girls off to Corey, and Corey reads a letter from the insurance company basically saying they have not been approved for the wheelchair because there is not enough medical evidence to prove she needs one.  Without the insurance covering it, the wheelchair will cost $20,000.  Leah tells Corey that he needs to call and push for the wheelchair because it is needed for school, and also because Ali feels free and can keep with Aleeah when she’s in the wheelchair.

Later Leah meets with a friend and tells her how overwhelmed and stressed out she’s been lately.  She says that with Corey not coming to terms with the wheelchair, the insurance, and Jeremy being gone all the time, that she feels alone raising the kids.  She also tells her friend that she’s thinking of seeing a professional because of all the depression and anxiety she’s feeling with everything.


If you’re a long time reader to Teen Mom Junkies, you’d know I haven’t been able to post in awhile. Megan has been doing a phenomenal job while I work on other stuff. I don’t know if she mentioned it for the first clip, but I was able to strike a deal with OK Magazine where they send us an exclusive clip of Teen Mom 2 before it airs.  The best celebrity / reality show gossip magazine teamed up with the best Teen Mom blog.  Not since the Dream Team has a collaboration been so powerful, especially considering they also work with me on my Big Brother posts. Watch out world, we’re taking over the Internet!

Enough about us, it’s time to talk about the clip. Last I personally remember of Kailyn and Vee (Jo’s gas mask girlfriend), they did not get along – at all.  In fact, Kailyn was quite rude about the situation especially considering she has had a few men in and out of her life since Jo. She (Kailyn) had a real problem with Vee being a parent type of figure to Isaac, so she freaked out on Jo whenever she could.  It was quite ridiculous and embarrassing to watch actually.

Well, like I’ve always said before, I’m fair when they deserve it, and it’s very clear Kailyn has grown up a bit. In this exclusive clip, she is talking to Jo and extending the olive branch out to his girlfriend. It is good to see because having hatred or even tension between parents and step-parents is really no good for anyone.  I know this first hand as a step-father, and my main goal is to never show any hatred or animosity toward my step-daughter’s father. As you get older, you learn taking the high road is often the hardest to take, but it’s also the right path.  It’s very good to see Kailyn is learning this and hopefully she’ll continue to have as good of a relationship as she can have with Jo and Vee.

Here is a direct link to the video if for some reason you can’t view it here.  Remember, visit OK Magazine and support them over the other gossip mags. They’re the awesome ones willing to work with us, so make sure to show your appreciation to them!

PS – Megan is away at some concert. I have someone who is supposed to write up a recap of the episode tonight. We’ll see how she does, and if good, she’ll be able to fill any gaps Megan is too busy for.

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Farrah Abraham has been known to comment on her fellow Teen Mom girls’ life choices, and one of her recent comments was made about Jenelle Evans’ choice to have another child with her boyfriend, Nathan Griffith.  Farrah was asked in an interview about the situation and she basically said that she would never imagine getting a boyfriend, getting pregnant, and having a baby so quickly without having some sort of a plan in place.  Obviously Jenelle didn’t let this slide and made a comment on social media about how she was waiting for Farrah (who she referred to as “Miss Pornstar”) to comment on the situation and that she didn’t care what Farrah had to say.

Normally a few fans of each girl will chime in saying how stupid the other one is, but this time a different reality star on a completely different network decided to chime in and add her two cents in the situation.

Sabrina High, an ex-Mennonite from the reality series Breaking Amish, took to Twitter to address the issues going on in the Teen Mom world.  Here’s the tweet that Sabrina shared with fans.

Sabrina says that she and Farrah have not had previous issues, but that if it wasn’t for an unplanned pregnancy, Farrah never would have been on television and she wouldn’t be where she is today.

Also, just a heads up to you guys, I’ll be out of town for a few days, but I’ll be back home on Sunday night.  I recently got engaged and this weekend I’m doing some wedding planning with friends as well as going to a concert.  It’s the only toddler-free weekend I’m having this summer and I’m pretty excited to have some free time.  I think we’ve got everything set up to have a guest writer do the recap of Teen Mom 2 this week, so you’ll still have something to comment on while I’m away.

Guys, there’s been so much Teen Mom stuff going on lately, and I’m sure I’m missing a good chunk of it, but this one just makes me laugh so I’m posting about it anyway.

So we all know that Jenelle has a history of marijuana use, and we’ve all heard the speculations that she smoked throughout her entire pregnancy with Kaiser.  While she’s denied all of these accusations, and Nathan is reportedly strongly against marijuana usage, people have still been quick to jump on her case about it.  Pretty much any time Jenelle posts a picture online people are claiming that there’s a bong or a grinder or some other form of drug paraphernalia in the picture, and normally there’s really no way to tell if it’s legitimate or not.

During last night’s episode of Teen Mom 2, some random people on Twitter started commenting that there was a bong and grinder in the scene where Jenelle is getting ready in the bathroom before heading out to the ultrasound appointment with Nathan where they find out that Jenelle is having a son.  Screenshots started being shared, and I’ll say that this one seems to be pretty legit.

Here’s the still from the episode that started it all.

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On the bottom of the picture, you see a black thing, which people think looks an awful lot like a bong.  You can also tell that Jenelle is obviously pregnant.  Here’s a closer view of the object in question.

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People were quick to defend Jenelle, but then some Twitter sleuths decided to hop online and find some pictures that Nathan had sent to a girl that he allegedly cheated on Jenelle with a few months ago.  If you can get past the fact that Nathan is in his underwear (because nobody probably wants to see that) you’ll see that there’s a bong and a lighter in the picture.  The bong in those pictures seems to match the bong in last night’s episode.

jenelle3I’ll be the first to say that I really don’t care if a person smokes marijuana, and I realize that in the United States, it will probably be legal within the next decade.  The taxes from legalizing marijuana in Colorado have helped to fund schools, and there in my state they’ve legalized the medicinal use of Cannabis oil.  I’m not opposed to it.  I will say that in the Carolinas, smoking marijuana is still illegal, which still makes it wrong in my book no matter how you look at it, and especially wrong if you’re on probation and trying to straighten your life out.  Take into account that Jenelle is carrying a baby at this time, and you’re setting yourself up for disastrous things to happen.  Then go ahead and blast in on national television to millions of viewers each week, and there’s really no telling what will happen.  At least put that shit away when MTV’s cameras are following you.

Kailyn revealed to OK! Magazine that she will be joining a celebrity panel for MTV’s newest campaign called “Look Different”.  The newest adventure with Look Different is something that seems to be a natural move for her considering the campaign’s goal is to empower teens and young adults to better handle the biases that we all face because of race, religious, sexual orientation.

Kailyn has been pretty outspoken about her thoughts that people should be loved no matter what shape or size they are, and she took place in a photo shoot for a “Beauty is Sizeless” campaign which received a lot of attention.

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She’s also stood up for equality by participating in the “NOH8″ campaign and posing for pictures with her son Isaac, as well as other members of the Teen Mom family.

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Kailyn was asked what sparked her interest in “Look Different” and her response seemed pretty straight forward.  She said:

After seeing racism first hand being in an interracial marriage, I have made it a personal mission to make everybody equal no matter their size, shape, color or creed. I have tried to bring awareness to equality and would like to continue to make noise in an effort to erase racism/sexism and anything else ‘Look Different’ fights for. Whether we look different or love different, we’re all people

Kailyn continues to be an activist for equality, and this newest position is something that will help her spread a message that she’s passionate about even more.

Kailyn will be joined on the panel by other celebrities from MTV including Jack Antonoff, Ari Fitz from The Real World: Ex-Plosion, Tanisha Long from Girl Code, and many more.

If you feel inclined to learn more about “Look Different” feel free to check out some powerful videos HERE and the campaign’s Tumblr page HERE.

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So as you all know, Jenelle gave birth to her son, Kaiser, on June 29th, and yesterday with the premiere of Teen Mom 2′s newest season, also came the debut of Kaiser’s pictures.  MTV controls the publicity for these girls, and they try their best to make sure that a big magazine gets the first official pictures of the newest MTV babies.

OK! Magazine was blessed with an interview and pictures of Kaiser.  The interview wasn’t held with the new mother, and was instead with Kaiser’s father, Nathan Griffith.  Nathan was asked a variety of questions, and even though most of his answers seemed pretty normal, there was on response that really set off some readers, including myself.

Nathan was asked why Jenelle’s mother, Barbara, wasn’t included in any of the pictures that were given to the magazine.  His response was, “We definitely have our differences. I want custody of Jace. He listens to me, and I’m a good role model for him. She just yells at him. I look at him as one of my kids, so I want him in a more structured and understanding home. When he’s with Barbara, it gives me an unsettled feeling in my stomach. I love her and I respect her, but she hasn’t grown up yet—and I don’t like that.”  Nathan also said that viewers would see more of their tumultuous relationship on this season of Teen Mom 2.

Here’s the thing that gets me.  Barbara has raised Jace on her own for practically his whole life.  Jenelle willingly gave away custody of her son, and Nathan doesn’t have custody of his first child either.  While it sounds like a great idea to try and get custody of the kids back, nowhere in this statement does it even talk about Jenelle wanting custody of her child, but instead says that Nathan plans to try and get custody.  Another thing is that these two aren’t even engaged, and the only serious commitment that they have to each other is the fact that they’ve got a kid together.

We could also talk about his ability to be a good role model by reminding everyone that he’s accumulated 3 DUI’s, his girlfriend has admitted that he’s got PTSD, and we’ve seen him yell just about as much as Barbara throughout the last season of this show.  Don’t forget those abuse accusations that were floating around in January.