Teen Mom 3 cancelled; cast says: “we weren’t enough of train wrecks”

The third installment of Teen Mom has been cancelled, according to one of its cast members. The original was cancelled in 2012, but Teen Mom 2 is back for its fifth season Jan. 20.

This weekend, Briana DeJesus wrote on Twitter that the show had “come to an end,” adding, “Time to move on from MTV.” Alexandria Sekella confirmed that, writing, “Guess we weren’t enough of train wrecks for it to be interesting. America wants to watch crazies.”

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Marriage At First Sight

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