What began with Kailyn defending herself from haters quickly turned into a full-blown rant about her struggle with being a teenage mom. Find out what she said!
Teen Mom 2 star Kailyn Lowry, 19, might be living it up in Las Vegas this week, but that didn’t stop her from taking to Twitter on Mar. 12 to blow off a little steam after a blogger assumed she was there solely for vacation. Kailyn began by defending her decision to appear on the controversial MTV reality show, but she soon began opening up about the hardships she faces as a young mother.
“As a pregnant teen I took an opportunity that was presented to me,” she wrote, obviously referring to 16 and Pregnant. “Luck, or whatever the reason, allowed me to be a voice of teen pregnancy. I wasn’t picked for the show to be turned into a star, they chose me to show my struggles&help someone else think twice about their actions.”
That’s when her tweets took a turn for the personal. When she began firing back at people accusing the show of glamorizing teen pregnancy, she couldn’t help revealing how difficult it’s been for her raising her son on her own, without the help of her parents.
“I’m so tired of hearing that Teen Mom glamorizes teen pregnancy,” she continued. “I’ve been on my own & a single parents since I was 17. Is that glamorous? I don’t have relationships w/either of my parents & I struggle dealing with teenage emotions & adult responsibility. That’s glamorous?”
Shortly after, Kailyn tweeted, “Rant over,” but she was far from finished!
“Because I’m on tv, you automatically assume I don’t struggle or go through hardships?” she asked. “I’m not a CHARACTER. I’m a real person. People make mistakes, I am a person. I learn from my mistakes just like everyone else.”
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— Josh Rosenblatt
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