Former Teen Mom 2 star Kailyn Lowry clarifies rumors about MTV’s pay structure and teases a return to reality TV. Dive in to uncover the truth behind the rumors and explore Kailyn’s plans for a reality TV comeback.
Unraveling the MTV Rumors: Kailyn Lowry Speaks Up
In an honest exchange on her Barely Famous podcast, reality TV veteran Kailyn Lowry confronted rumors suggesting that MTV paid more to stars of Teen Mom and 16 & Pregnant who have more children. Addressing her listeners and podcast manager Kristen Correia, Kailyn, 31, clarified, “We didn’t get paid for more kids. That’s not how that worked.”
The TV personality emphasized that each cast member on the show had distinct “themes” to their storylines, which influenced MTV’s casting decisions. Lowry’s co-star Chelsea Houska’s love story and her own drama with her multiple baby daddies were examples she used to demonstrate the show’s focus on diverse narratives.
From Teen Mom 2 to Podcast Host: Kailyn Lowry’s Career Shift
Following her departure from Teen Mom 2 in April 2022, Kailyn Lowry decided to concentrate on her burgeoning podcast empire. As the host of three successful podcasts: Barely Famous, Coffee Convos, and Baby Mamas No Drama, Kailyn has undoubtedly left her mark in the podcasting industry.
A Possible Return to the Small Screen: Kailyn Lowry’s Plans for Reality TV
Despite forging a new path in podcasting, Kailyn Lowry hinted that a return to reality TV could be on the cards. On a recent episode of Coffee Convos, she shared that she’d pitched an idea for her own show to a network. Titled “Kail and the Chaos,” the proposed show would provide an authentic look into her life, with Kailyn demanding a producer credit and final cut approval akin to the control the Kardashians possess over their Hulu series.
Besides her professional life, Kailyn is a busy mom to four sons – Isaac, 13, Lincoln, nine, Lux, five, and Creed, two, shared with her ex-partners Jo Rivera, Javi Marroquin, and Chris Lopez. The U.S. Sun recently broke news about Kailyn welcoming her fifth child with boyfriend, Elijah Scott, and rumors about a possible twin pregnancy are already doing rounds online.
In the middle of her busy career and motherhood, Kailyn acknowledges the impact of her reality TV experience on her perception of success. She stated, “I was on TV for 13 years, so I equate success to having a reality show which is just not fair.” However, she also recognizes her achievements outside of the show, especially her podcasting success.
As rumors continue to swirl, Kailyn Lowry remains a relatable figure, candidly sharing her life, busting rumors, and opening up about her plans for the future. Stay tuned as we continue to follow her inspiring journey!