Teen Mom 2 (Courtesy Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia)
Teen Mom 2 is an reality television series which premiered on MTV on January 11, 2011. It follows the lives of four girls from the second season of 16 and Pregnant as they navigate their first year of motherhood. The series also focuses on the themes of their changing relationships between family, friends, and boys, while highlighting the struggles teenage mothers have to go through to raise their children.
Ages in 2012
Oak Island, North Carolina
Jenelle continues to reconcile the responsibilities of motherhood with her love of partying. With the birth father of her son Jace out of the picture, Jenelle relies heavily on her mother Barbara. The two have an explosive relationship, which is amplified by the fact that Barbara has temporary custody of Jace.
Through it all, Jenelle struggles to prove herself as a mom and responsible adult, but her party girl ways"?and her trouble-maker boyfriend, Kieffer"?keep leading her down the wrong path. When Jenelle and Kieffer get arrested, she must choose between changing her ways or continuing on a downward spiral that could quickly hit rock bottom.
On December 4, 2012, Evans married Courtland Rogers. The couple got engaged in November 2012 and are now expecting Evans second child. Evans stated that she missed a few days of taking her birth control pills and was notified of the pregnancy while at a doctors appointment.
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
Since giving birth to Aubree, Chelsea's life has been consumed with taking care of her daughter and trying (in vain) to make her tumultuous relationship with Aubree's father, Adam, succeed. She still hasn't graduated from high school, but Chelsea luckily has a strong network of support from friends and family to help her on the road to independence.
As her emotional tug-of-war with Adam escalates, she finally gets the strength to call it quits, trying to move forward and focus on what's best for her and her daughter. Her friends and family just hope she can stay away from Adam for good this time.
Kailyn is the mom of baby Isaac. Kailyn and Isaac's father Jo's relationship crumbled under the stress of balancing their lives and raising their child, and Kailyn moved out amidst their constant fighting. A romance with coworker Jordan begins to get more serious as she turns to him for emotional support during a bitter custody battle with Jo.
Through it all, Kailyn keeps two jobs and goes to school full time, determined to better her situation for her son while navigating her complicated relationship with Jo and struggling to finally move out on her own. She also has to deal with custody issues when her ex, Jo, starts seeing a new girl and is accused of getting drunk when he is supposed to be watching Isaac.
Elkview, West Virginia
Former cheerleader Leah is the teen mother of twins Aliannah and Aleeah. From a small town outside of Charleston, West Virginia, Leah sacrificed everything her senior year in order to graduate, take care of her babies and try to make things work with her daughters' father, ex-husband Corey Simms. However, because Leah cheated on him with her ex-boyfriend, the two broke up and have a turbulent relationship.
Leah is a country girl who wears her heart on her sleeve and when she discovers that Aliannah is developing at a slower rate than her sister, she reaches out to Corey. Now that one of their daughters is sick, the two attempt to strengthen their bond. In an upcoming season, Leah marries partner Jeremy Calvert, and they are expecting her third child.
ShortSummary=Before Jenelle, Chelsea, Leah, and Kailyn return as teenage mothers, the audience is presented with a look at the most significant moments from 16 and Pregnant.
ShortSummary=In this 2 hour special, Jenelle, Chelsea, Kailyn and Leah reflect on their first year of motherhood in the season finale, hosted by Dr. Drew Pinsky.
ShortSummary=Dr. Drew Pinsky hosts this look at previously unseen moments of Season 1.
ShortSummary=Dr. Drew Pinsky hosts this look at previously unseen moments of Season 2.
ShortSummary= The first part of the check up starts with Jenelle and Kailyn where they shared on how much they have grown and where Jenelle's relationship with her mother and Kailyn where her relationship is with Jo and Jordan.
ShortSummary= The second part of the check up starts with Chelsea and Leah. Chelsea talks about her relationship with Adam and they open up to each other. Leah opens up about the divorce.
Evans' legal problems
Jenelle Evans and her boyfriend Kieffer Delp, were arrested on October 15, 2010 for breaking and entering and drug possession. According to police report officers found them in a vacant property in their hometown of Oak Island. She plead guilty and was sentenced to 12 months of supervised probation and a monthly drug and alcohol test. Prosecutors dropped the drug-possession and breaking-and-entering charges, and on May 6 dropped the paraphernalia charge after Evans had completed 24 hours of community service.
Evans was arrested again on March 28, 2011 for assault after a video surfaced of her in an altercation with another teen named Brittany Truett. She was booked into Brunswick County Detention Center in North Carolina and released on bond. In May 2011, Evans checked herself into a rehab center in Malibu, California. She was again arrested on August 8, 2011, for violation of her parole. According to her lawyer, Evans had a meeting with her parole officer and tested positive for marijuana and opiates.
Evans was arrested for a fourth time on January 10, 2012 for allegedly making harassing phone calls and communicating threats to former roommate, Hannah Inman. She was released after posting $1,000 bail. Evans would be taken back into police custody six days later on January 16, 2012 for violating a domestic violence protection order. She was arrested on March 5, 2012 for cyber-stalking charges after her former boss, James Duffy, issued a warrant. She was due back in court on March 23, 2012. On April 24, 2012, all of her charges were finally dropped.