After only one season as a surprising addition to the cast of MTV’s Teen Mom OG, America’s most famous teen mom, Bristol Palin, has said she is quitting the show.
The 28-year-old mom of three took to her Instagram on Monday, April 1, to announce the news, and it doesn’t seem like an April Fool’s Day joke. “Teen mom OG wasn’t a fit for me, it took away my peace.. and honestly – my peace has a price tag that no one but God can afford,” she began her message alongside a photo of herself on the show.
” $ [money] doesn’t impress me, I don’t entertain bs, and walking away from this show allows God to rebuild me (and my little fam) in the right direction,” she continued. “I have love for all the girls on the show, and wish them the best of luck in all their future endeavors!! xoxo, B,” she concluded.
Teen Mom OG’s Maci Bookout was quick to respond, writing, “Will definitely miss working with u pretty girl! Definitely still have to get the boys together! xoxo.” While Cheyenne Floyd, who was also added to the series at the same as Palin as replacements after the exit of original star Farrah Abraham, wrote, “Wishing you all the luck and blessings.”
Back in December, Palin took to her social media to express her issues over how she was being portrayed on the show as her storyline mostly focused on the dissolution of her marriage to now ex-husband Dakota Meyer. “If I cared what people thought of me, I wouldn’t be here today – let’s be real. I’ve stood strong and held it down for my kids since day one. No matter how bad @teenmom tries to portray my “life” ….. my babies, my family, my close friends – they know the TRUTH. I’m a pretty great mom, work my ass off, show up, and hustle everyday to give my kids a pretty great life. @mtv doesn’t want to talk about faith, show work ethic, or juggling three kids alone, they don’t want to show the humble process of starting over after a divorce, building a career, or any real life issues,” she wrote in her post at the time.
She added, “All they want with my little segment each week is some fake fill-in Farrah Abraham/Jerry Springer BS, and it’s simply not true. Don’t get me wrong – I’ve said some mean things and learned a lot the last several months – but the life I’ve built for my kids is NOT sitting around talking about baby daddy drama. Every week is a continued disappointment with their inaccuracies and false narratives. I hate getting all emo on you guys but I’ve kept quiet for too long about it. Don’t believe everything you see on TV.”
Meanwhile, Meyer was also quick to slam the show after only a few episodes had aired. “What’s sad is that @Viacom has turned @TeenMom into a trailer trash Real Housewives instead of showing what the true struggles of parenting are,” he tweeted in early December. “I’ll bring my VLOG back and show you what single parenting looks like since they can’t seem to figure it out.”