We beat the reunions. Jenelle has dinner with Briana and opens up about the strain that David's reluctance to be appear on camera is putting on their relationship. Whenever people ask the question, "Does x, y, or z show exploits the cast? Nessa confronts Jenelle over comments she made about Nessa's partner Colin Kaepernick on social media. This was the era of The Hills — reality TV shows that were very polished and filmic. That [fight] happened because I really quietly was like, "Hey, I know I don't know you guys but I'm just curious, like, how's everybody feeling about the adoption? Look, I think [the producers] saw that, long-term, Farrah was a ticking time-bomb — she just needed the outlet.
I got a call from my agent saying that MTV wanted to tackle teen pregnancy — I honestly thought they were calling the wrong person because I was, like, a guy.
Teen Mom 2
We shot a pilot episode, and we showed it at a pilot screening and everybody loved it. I still think it's awkward. It was a singular story told each episode. I wanted all of them for Teen Mom but the format really lent itself to four. After Briana tells the story of Devoin getting drunk while watching their daughter Nova at a pool party, Devoin swears that he only had two drinks. I thought of [ 16 and Pregnant ] like a True Life episode where you do one thing and then nothing comes from it. It's a must-see, y'all.