Farrah Abraham Cuts Ties With Teen Mom After Racism Backlash From Reunion Fight!

Farrah Abraham has left the building — and the Teen Mom franchise forever, apparently! The MTV star took to Twitter this week to make it clear she was permanently cutting ties from the series that made her famous after she sparked a racially-charged blow up on Teen Mom Family Reunion. It all went down on […]

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Maci Bookout and Amber Portwood Actually WANTED Farrah Abraham at Teen Mom: Family Reunion!

As we all witnessed, the Teen Mom: Family Reunion premiere was a chaotic screaming match for some of the cast.

Not everyone was there just yet, including Farrah Abraham. But we know that she was part of it.

Farrah is not a good person, is known for her awful behavior, and was the center of a brawl after her shocking arrival.

Even so, other Teen Mom OGs insist that they wanted Farrah there, warts and all.

Maci Bookout and Amber Portwood helped launch the franchise more than a decade ago.

Speaking to Page Six while promoting Family Reunion, they affirmed their support for Farrah participating in the San Diego retreat.

They even said that, in some ways, they “still care for” Farrah. Few could say the same.

“I had not seen her or spoken to her, honestly, in years,” Maci admitted.

“But we all were on the same page,” she noted. “Everyone should be invited.”

Maci commented: “If you come, it’s up to you, whatever.”

“When I saw her, I was like, ‘Alright, she came. I can respect that,'” Maci recalled.

She added: “I was willing to be like, ‘Let’s see what happens.’”

“I’m not 23 anymore,” Maci reflected, “and she never really did anything personally to me besides [talking] crap sometimes.”

“I was like, ‘Let’s see what happens.’ So, I did,” Maci explained.

Meanwhile, Amber spoke, having taken similar “crap” from Farrah but also having shown her a lot of leeway.

In her mind, it was very important that Farrah at least be invited to the getaway.

“I just wanted to hear where she was in her life,” Amber expressed.

“We wanted everybody to be there,” she said, “because this franchise is definitely a very unique one.”

“It really doesn’t matter what a person did or what’s going on in their life,” Amber stressed. “We wanted everybody to feel welcome.”

Amber knows what it feels like to behave poorly again and again and then have people discuss your actions.

“I do care for her,” Amber expressed. “Maci has [warned] me many times.”

“But,” she continued, “I think we all care for her in some sort of way.”

“I’m always the one that’s trying to be friends with her,” Amber reflected.

She explained that this is “because I kind of feel bad sometimes.”

People may feel empathy — whether or not it is misplaced — for someone who is ostracized and often the target of ridicule.

Amber and Maci spoke with a lot of compassion for Farrah.

Leah Messer was not exactly singing the same tune when it came to the franchise’s most infamous alum.

“How you treat people speaks volumes on your character,” she observed.

“And over the course of time,” Leah pointed out, “I haven’t witnessed good character.”

It would be difficult for anyone to honestly argue that they have witnessed good character, or anything resembling it, from Farrah.

Farrah is confrontational, rages at the slightest criticism, and escalates conflicts in ways that are detrimental to her life, her career, and more.

Farrah Abraham Claims MTV’s Teen Mom Reunion Show Turned Physically Violent! WHUT?!

Farrah Abraham is opening up about what apparently went down on Teen Mom: Family Reunion — and we’re definitely surprised to hear that things allegedly went THIS far! The 30-year-old reality TV star spoke with TMZ over the weekend, chatting with the paparazzi and revealing some key alleged details about MTV‘s nostalgic new show. According to the […]

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Teen Mom: The Most Insane Feuds! Ranked!

From on-camera brawls to social media feuds and legal threats, the cast of Teen Mom and Teen Mom 2 sure know how to go hard.

Engagements. Breakups. Marriages. Babies. 

Moments that made you cringe ’cause they were so painful, or smile ear-to-ear. Scenes that were fights, or made you fight back tears.

The franchise really does have it all, and as such, it’s become one of the most entertaining in the history of the reality TV genre.

Below, we look back at some of the MTV gang’s most explosive feuds, and however you might rank them, this much is undeniable:

Way back then. Not so way back then. Last year. Last month. Last week. Probably right now. There is no shortage of beef.

NOTE: We’ve saved the craziest for last, so we suggest that you a deep breath, sit back, grab a hat and hold the f–k onto it …

37. Briana DeJesus vs. Leah Messer (and Others)

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When Briana DeJesus joined the Teen Mom 2 cast in 2017, she was not welcomed with open arms. In fact, she quickly became persona non grata at her first get-together with the cast – with one exception. Jenelle Evans, Briana said, “is the only one who was acting like her s–t ain’t stink. Plus she was the only one who wasn’t acting fake and choosing sides.” Leah Messer’s response was to “pay no attention to those who try to bring you down … they’re just envious of where you are and how well you’re doing.” As we’ll get to in a bit, relations haven’t exactly gotten more amicable since.

36. Maci Bookout vs. Taylor McKinney

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Maci Bookout and Taylor McKinney’s relationship has produced three kids, and they seem very happily married … most of the time. Like, 85 percent of the time. Bookout alarmed fans with the confession a few years ago that revealed some trouble in paradise: “Eighty-five percent of the time we’re good to go … Fifteen percent is hell. All of our stress and emotions, we take out on each other. When the cameras leave, we’ll drink and freak out. It’s always literally the smallest things. It’s such small stuff but it blows up. It’s not going to go away.” Yikes … but at least they’ve had plenty of time to work on things?

35. Jenelle Evans vs. Chelsea Houska

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So Jenelle has this weird thing about Chelsea — she accused her of copying her because she made a website for herself after she’d already made her own, because making a website is something totally special and unique. She also kind of accused Chelsea of copying her when she gave birth to Watson the day after Jenelle gave birth to Ensley, which is just wild. On another occasion, Jenelle went off about Chelsea ignoring her older daughter, Aubree, after having Watson, insinuating that she’s a bad mother. Chelsea liked a tweet from someone who called Jenelle “pathetic” for bringing up Aubree, which is pretty much the most she’s ever participated in this feud.

34. Kailyn Lowry vs. Barbara Evans

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This one is pretty weird — one time Babs “jokingly” threatening to “kill Kail” during an Instagram Live session with Jenelle. Lowry was understandably not amused and threatened to quit the show over Barbara’s threats. That didn’t happen, of course, and it’s no longer an issue since Jenelle and her family are no longer on the show, but how bizarre, right?

33. Jeremy Calvert vs. Brooke Wehr

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Brooke Wehr was never a Teen Mom 2 cast member, but due to her mercurial relationship with Jeremy Calvert, her impact was felt just the same. A few years ago, the couple’s engagement ended after Brooke accused Jeremy of cheating on her with multiple women, one being a Teen Mom 2 producer, another being her best friend, and a third possibly being his ex-wife Leah Messer. Brooke even shared a screen shot of a text message conversation between Jeremy and the best friend as proof, while Calvert responded in a drunken stupor that yes, maybe he did sleep with Brooke’s best friend, but … only because Wehr slept with some other guy first. Or, as he put it, Brooke was “f-cking his brains out, every day,” and he was single, so “my dick was happy to do whatever the f-ck it wanted to do, and it did.” Shocking that these two didn’t work out … but neither party was completely off base with their allegations. Just saying. Jeremy and Leah did hook up.

32. Briana DeJesus vs. Luis Miguel

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Briana hooked up with Luis in a bathroom while she was drunk, and she got pregnant. They tried to make a relationship work, but he cheated on her and was generally just not great. He’s never really been around for their daughter, Stella, but he did come back around a couple of years ago for a bit. Briana even decided to give him another shot — except this time, she got the clap. So yeah, they’re not on the best terms.

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Maci Bookout Opens About PTSD Following Shooting Incident

Teen Mom OG tends to sort of stay in its lane these days.

Gone are the days of messy divorces and intense feuds, as the show now focuses on the quiet domestic dramas of a group of affluent suburban moms.

But as a current Maci Bookout storyline reminds us, you never really know when a life-changing event will find you.

Maci witnessed a deadly shootout between police and a suspect at a gas station in October of 2020, and the incident has caused her to suffer from PTSD.

While we’re sure it can’t be easy to do so, she has consented to talk about the incident on camera.

On this week’s episode, Maci mentioned her trauma during an otherwise routine conversation, a powerul reminder of the ways in which PTSD affects day-to-day life.

“Our family schedule is complicated since the kids are on three different teams and go to three different schools,” Maci said as she sat on her porch with a friend.

“On top of that, my anxiety from the gas station shooting is not getting better.”

Maci went on to explain that her trauma has an impact on her family’s week schedule

“Taylor typically takes Bentley and I take Jade. To be honest, we used to like, switch,” she explained.

“Like, he would take Jade sometimes, I would take Bentley sometimes, and then whoever we took that morning, we would pick up. But then the shooting happens,” Maci continued.

“So, I don’t take Bentley to school at all because that’s like, the only way to go is to pass that gas station. Like, the red light stops you directly in front of it, literally directly in front of it. And you just sit there.”

Maci first talked about the incident in a March 2021 episode of the show, in which she revealed that she thought she would die during the shootout.

 

“I didn’t think I was gonna survive. I literally thought I was going to die,” Maci said at the time, revealing she locked herself in a bathroom to try to hide from the gunfire.

“I’m alive. So, I’m thankful for that.”

And, of course, in addition to coping with PTSD, Maci has to live her life and continue to be there for her kids.

On last night’s episode, she informed her friend that the stress of parenting is beginning to affect her relationship.

“I feel like the little bit of time that I do get just the two of us, it’s always an actual just full-blown parenting. It’s always serious. It’s always serious. It’s never fun,” Maci said.

“We’re still so close but I can tell it’s taking a toll on the both of us, like, we miss each other.”

In addition to all of that, Maci has to deal with the fact that Bentley’s father, Ryan Edwards, is neglecting him, often going several weeks at a time without seeing the boy.

And on top of that Ryan and Mackenzie Standifer have been bashing Maci interviews, accusing her of exploiting her kids for money.

Needless to say, the woman has a lot on her plate — and we wish her the best in coping with it all.

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