Did You Know They Were Teen Moms? 9 Forgotten Celeb Pregnancies
Some celebrities have a surprising amount in common with the young mothers from MTV’s show “Teen Mom.” Much like these young ladies, these celebrities were teenagers when they started having children. Some of them even married the young fathers in an ill-advised effort to legitimize their young families. Sadly – but not unsurprisingly – many of these relationships didn’t end up working out for reasons we consider obvious. We decided to see which celebrities were teenagers when they started having children. Some of these teen moms will definitely shock you while others have already received a considerable amount of press.
9. Jamie Lynn Spears
Jamie Lynn Spears had one of the most high profile teen, out-of-wedlock pregnancies in Hollywood history. She was just 16 when word got that she was expecting her first child with her teen boyfriend Casey Aldridge, which generated a lot of controversy. In spite of this, Spears had the child, Maddie, the following year and tried to make it work with Aldrdige for another three years. The two were engaged at one point, but ended up calling it quits for good in 2010.
8. Fantasia Barrino
This “American Idol” winner had her daughter Zion Quarri with her high school sweetheart when she was just 16. However, she proved that having a child at a young age doesn’t have to interfere with one’s life goals. Three years after the birth of her daughter, she rose to fame when she won season three of the reality TV series “American Idol” in 2004. Now she has a successful career in music and she has even won a Grammy.