‘Teen Mom’ alum Jenelle Evans not returning to spin-off

Don’t count on Jenelle Evans.

The reality star, 30, will not appearing on the new reality show “Teen Mom: The Next Chapter” — which combines “Teen Mom OG” and “Teen Mom 2” into one — after they couldn’t agree on a contract, TMZ reported Tuesday.

MTV reportedly wanted to sign the “Teen Mom 2” alum to an exclusive deal, but its manager claimed that “it would have limited other career options for Jenelle.”

That doesn’t mean the mom-of-three is leaving reality TV for good, though, as she apparently “has a new dynamic series in development, (but) keeps the concept a secret for now.”

Her manager crowed that his client’s show will be picked up by a “major network.”

The star had previously tried to maintain her fame with a YouTube channel and recently launched an OnlyFans account where she posts content with her husband, David Eason.

Janelle Evans and David Eason.
Evans was fired from MTV after husband David Eason killed the family dog.
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This news comes after former co-star Leah Messer said she would love to have Evans back on the show.

“I think I would like to see where she is in her life and what ultimately the executives decide is what they decide. I wish her all the best,” Messer told Vidak For Congress, although she has not maintained a friendship with Evans, 30, since the latter was fired from MTV in 2019.

“I haven’t spoken to Jenelle in a long time. She was one of the original cast [members] of the show. And I knew her very well at that time,” she continued. “I don’t know [her] currently. I’m honestly not in a relationship with her at the moment.”

Jenelle Evans
The reality TV star first rose to fame when she appeared in ’16 & Pregnant’.
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Evans first rose to fame when she appeared on “16 & Pregnant” while expecting her son, Jace Vahn Evans. She then starred in “Teen Mom 2” alongside Kailyn Lowry, Leah Messer and Chelsea DeBoer.

But her time in the series was not without controversy.

In 2019, the network cut ties with her after her husband David Eason admitted to killing their family dog ​​for allegedly biting their daughter Ensley, who was then 2 years old.

Janelle Evans and husband and three children.
Evans has three children, Jace, Kaiser and Ensley.

The father of one was under investigation for animal cruelty by local authorities in North Carolina. MTV had cut ties with Eason a year earlier after he posted homophobic tweets.

Evans — who also shares son Kaiser with ex Nathan Griffith — opened up about her battle with drugs in her 2017 book, “Read Between the Lines: From the Diary of a Teenage Mom.”

She also confessed to testing positive for the drug found in cannabis after her daughter was born.

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