It’s been quite a journey for the cast of Teen Mom. The series launched in December 2009 as the first spinoff from MTV’s 16 and Pregnant. The lives of Maci Bookout, Catelynn Lowell, Amber Portwood Farrah AbrahamThe journeys of their teenage pregnancies were very different for each of them.
The show was rebranded to “Season 5” in season 5. Teen Mom OGAs well as numerous other spinoffs with the other 16 and Pregnant cast members began — in 2011, Teen Mom 2 launched; Teen Mom 3Inaugurated in 2013; Teen Mom: Young, Pregnant Teen Mom: Young Moms ClubBoth premiered in 2018.
After many seasons of drama behind-the scenes, Abraham was fired in October 2017 following a dispute with an executive producer Morgan J. Freeman. Freeman told her at the time that she could not star on the reality TV show if she wanted to pursue her adult entertainment career.
“I wish them all the best with the show. I’m out on a high note. This is the longest season in history and I’m their biggest star,” Abraham exclusively told Us WeeklyFebruary 2018. “I can do my own show, but I don’t want to focus on reality TV. I’m focusing on scripted opportunities but will always enjoy a good reality TV project.”
She added: “I don’t know what the show is doing. You could take all the girls on all the series, but none can bring or do as much as I do for the series.”
In July 2018, Bristol PalinAbraham was replaced by her. After one season, she decided to leave the series in April 2019.
“Teen mom OG wasn’t a fit for me,” Palin explained via Instagram at the time. “It took away my peace.. and honestly – my peace has a price tag that no one but God can afford $ doesn’t impress me, I don’t entertain bs, and walking away from this show allows God to rebuild me (and my little fam) in the right direction. I have great admiration for all the ladies on the show and wish them every success in their future endeavors. xoxo, B.”
Are you the one?Alum Cheyenne FloydIn September 2018, she joined the series. The cast grew once again in August 2019, with the addition of Mackenzie DouthitFrom Teen Mom 3As a guest mother. She was promoted to main cast member during the second half season 8.
Take a look at the gallery below to see the latest updates on the cast’s activities.