On the Tuesday, January 17, episode, viewers noticed Briana DeJesus and Ashley, 25, get into an explosive combat involving their respective mothers, Roxanne and Tea. As Briana threatened to “kick” the California native’s “motherf—king throat,” Ashley spit on her, main the foursome to start throwing issues at one another.
As Catelynn, 30, remained exterior throughout the drama, she knowledgeable her costars, together with Jade Cline, that Ashley was pregnant. (Ashley and ex Bar Smith are mother and father of daughter Holly, 5.)
In a Wednesday, January 18, prolonged Twitter submit, Catelynn defined that “on the time of this complete altercation between Ashley & Briana, there have been solely 2 of us women who knew Ashley was pregnant. I used to be exterior when the precise bodily a part of the combat occurred however I advised Ashley (after all of the yelling incident at dinner) that she doesn’t want this stress, drama, and so on. as a result of it’s not good for her & the child!”
The Michigan native continued: “It was AFTER I knew in regards to the bodily assaults & dangers, that I made a decision to let Jade find out about Ashley being pregnant in order that manner everybody would no less than know! As a result of I wasn’t certain what was going to occur!”
Catelynn — who has starred on the Teen Mother franchise since its 2009 inception with 16 and Pregnant — mirrored on her choice however concluded that she made the suitable one.
“Was it proper of me to inform Jade about Ashley being pregnant? No! … However truthfully, I by no means thought Ashley would ever get bodily & take that sort of threat with somebody realizing she’s pregnant!” she famous. “If I had been ever attempting to combat some woman, I’d wish to know if she’s pregnant or not! Or if I had a good friend I knew who was hiding a being pregnant & she didn’t have management of her feelings & was about to get right into a bodily altercation with somebody, you finest consider I’d be working up there screaming at everybody concerned, ‘She’s pregnant! Don’t contact her!’ so I may attempt & reduce the danger of one thing harmful taking place to her & her child!”
The microblading skilled closed her submit by confirming she “will ALWAYS put security over loyalty with regards to prioritizing what’s extra vital and I gained’t ever be sorry for it!”
Teen Mother: Household Reunion’s second season has seen its fair proportion of drama, together with a heart-wrenching second between Catelynn and her mother, April, who’ve had a tumultuous relationship all through the years.
On the January 10 episode of the present, Catelynn cried as she confronted her mother over the way in which she was handled as a toddler as April sobbed.
The truth star has been candid about her journey since her 2009 episode of 16 and Pregnant, which noticed her and her then-boyfriend, Tyler Baltierra — the 2 tied the knot in 2015 — place their first-born daughter, Carly, for adoption.
The Baltierras have gone on to have three extra daughters: Novalee, 8, Vaeda, 3, and Rya Rose, who was born in August 2021.
In December 2022, Catelynn solely opened as much as Us Weekly about how she and Tyler, additionally 30, communicate to their kids about Carly’s adoption.
“It’s all about honesty, actually, with regards to adoption,” she shared. “After they’re sufficiently old, we are able to watch that collectively.”
She added that the conversations across the matter “will repeatedly evolve as my daughters become older and I’ve to maintain explaining it,” however emphasised that “being sincere and clear I believe is the easiest way to father or mother with regards to our story.”