Kailyn Lowry was shocked when fellow ‘Teen Mom 2’ OG Chelsea Houska introduced that she was leaving the present, saying on the reunion particular that she thought it was going to be ‘weird’ now.
It’s the tip of an period! After Chelsea Houska introduced that she’s leaving Teen Mom 2 after a decade on MTV, her fellow OG co-star, Kailyn Lowry, opened up about what her absence will imply on the present. “I do think it’s going to be a bit of a weird dynamic without her because we’ve been doing this together for 10 years,” Kailyn mentioned on the January 5 reunion particular. “But I’m really excited to see what opportunities she has once she moves on from this.”
Chelsea introduced that she could be departing Teen Mom 2 in November, and defined why on the December 29 season finale. During a dialog with husband Cole DeBoer, Chelsea defined that it was a tricky resolution, however she felt that with COVID-19 instances on the rise in South Dakota, and her youngsters getting older, it was time to close the door on her teen mother years. Chelsea can also be pregnant together with her fourth baby, and debated if she wished them on the present.
Her daughter, Aubree, who is now 11, was the biggest factor in her decision. “I feel like a lot of [the show] has always revolved around her personal life the most, and as she’s getting older, in her teen years, I simply really feel like that’s not one thing that should essentially be on the market for everybody to have their opinion on,” Chelsea instructed her dad, Randy Houska, within the episode. It’s a tough resolution for Chelsea, who has been on the present since she was 17 — however in the end, the precise now.
“I want to be a close-knit family. I’m having this fourth baby, and we’re moving into our new house — [it’s kind of a] next chapter all around. I want to kick ass, and be a good mom and a good wife, and that’s all I’ve really ever wanted, and it’s still all I want,” she mentioned in a confessional. Chelsea reiterated this on the January 5 reunion particular whereas explaining to her co-stars why she was departing.
“I feel like this season I had a bad feeling in my stomach,” she mentioned. “I think it’s time to close this chapter — I’m almost 30, I’m having my fourth baby. It just feels like the right time.” While she’s nonetheless grappling with leaving Teen Mom 2 behind, Cole, 32, posted an exquisite tribute to his spouse on Instagram. “I am wanting to just congratulate my sweet perfect wife for being apart of a show about her life for such a long time and being able to have control and know what she truly wanted in life,” he wrote in a December 30 submit.
“If you always watched from the beginning you will know how much sh*t Chelsea has made it through, she is tough as nails, such a badass. Birthed our last child without even having a Tylenol. I look up to her,” he continued. “She has came full circle on the show and I can’t even put into words how proud I am of her and how lucky and grateful I am to have her as my wife!”
Part one of the Teen Mom 2 reunion particular airs January 5 at 8:00pm ET on MTV.