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Baby names Maci and Bentley increased in popularity the most because of Teen Mom

MTV’s Teen Mom has affected baby names, as parents have increasingly named their newborns after Maci Bookout and her son Bentley. The Social Security Administration announced that “Maci and Bentley had the biggest jumps in popularity.” For boys, Bentley had a 414 percent change, going from the 515th to 101st most-popular name between 2009 and …

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Amber Portwood gets $280K a year, doesn’t “want to be known as Amber from Teen Mom”

Teen Mom star Amber Portwood was released from jail last week, but not before a judge forced her to reveal in open court how much she earns every year: $280,000, which is two six-month $140,000 contracts. Amber cannot contact her former fiance Gary Shirley after being “arrested Monday on two felony counts and a misdemeanor …

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Teen Mom 2 cast announced

MTV has revealed the cast of 16 and Pregnant spin-off Teen Mom‘s second season. They are, according to Us Weekly, Leah Messer, 18, who has twins with Corey Simms; Jenelle Evans, 19, who’s estranged from Andrew Lewis; Kailyn Lowry, 18, who lives with the family of her baby’s dad Johnathan “Jo” Rivera; and Chelsea Houska, …

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MTV pulls Making His Band, House of Jazmin; orders 16 and Pregnant spin-off Teen Mom

MTV has pulled Making His Band and House of Jazmin from its schedule, although Diddy says his show will return Sept. 12, airing Saturdays. The Futon Critic reports that “[t]he former duo were pulled from their time periods — Mondays at 10:00/9:00c and Tuesdays at 10:30/9:30c, respectively — this week without explanation.” The network is …

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