The multiple arrests of Teen Mom dad Bar Smith have revealed something rather unexpected about the reality star: his name isn’t actually Bar Smith. Ashley Jones’ husband’s real name is Bariki Elimu LockettSmith, as evidenced by jail and court records. That is a pretty unique moniker, and certainly there must be a story behind it, right? Right! Bar’s mom, Shenandoah “Shen” Williams, posted an explanation for Bar’s real name in an Instagram story post — and it’s really something!
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It’s been two weeks since Teen Mom: The Next Chapter co-stars Briana DeJesus and Ashley Jones (and their mothers) reportedly got kicked off the set of Teen Mom Family Reunion after getting into a HUGE fight that involved thrown furniture. The young ladies have continued their spat on social media, including Briana’s claim that Ashley is currently pregnant. Ashley has since confirmed that she is pregnant, and earlier today she revealed that part of the reason she didn’t want to announce it is because she was involved in a car accident and was worried that she might miscarry.
Teen Mom dad Bariki “Bar” Lockettsmith’s tour of the western United States via prison bus has come to an end. Ashley Jones’ husband has been extradited from Nevada to California where he is currently being held on $100,000 bond stemming from his previous charges for DUI and willful discharge of a firearm in a negligent manner.
MTV is all set to premiere it’s new combined series Teen Mom: The Next Chapter next week, but it appears that at least one cast member will not be tuning in. According to jail records, Ashley Jones’ husband Bariki “Bar” Smith is currently in jail in Nevada and being held without bond.
The ratings woes continue for MTV’s Teen Mom franchise. Teen Mom OG finished out its most recent season averaging under 500,000 viewers, and Teen Mom: Young and Pregnant managed to break 400,000 just twice during its latest run. Teen Mom 2 is in a similarly sinking ship as the current season has seen multiple record lows for viewers.
One day after Teen Mom 2 star Ashley Jones announced her graduation from community college, her fiance Bar was arrested on a felony gun charge!
Congratulations are in order for new Teen Mom 2 addition Ashley Jones! The 24-year-old reality star just revealed that she has graduated from community college with an associate of science degree! The positive news from Ashley comes after Bar revealed late last year that he passed the GED.
THE ASHLEY’S REALITY ROUNDUP – Teen Mom: Young and Pregnant star Ashley Jones has been promoted to the big leagues to replace Chelsea Houska on Teen Mom 2. Actually, Ashley is quick to insist that Chelsea is “irreplaceable” as she shares her thoughts on hopping MTV shows.
DLISTED – Hollywood churns out lots of bad movies every year, so they might as well make a bad movie people want to see, right? That philosophy may soon be put into practice as there are reports of a Spice World sequel in the works to celebrate the original Spice Girls’ feature length film’s 25th anniversary! Supposedly, three of the four Spice Girls are already down for the project — and the fourth hasn’t said no.
REALITY TEA – Lala Kent shares some of her pre-sobriety relationship drama with fiance Randall Emmett in her new book Give Them Lala, and it sounds like Bravo missed out on an actually entertaining Pump Rules spin-off! “At least once a week, mad dram would go down between us,” Lala says. “I’m taking relationship-ending, call-the-cops kind of drama.” Click the link to find out all about Lala’s suitcase baths and the incredibly unsanitary place she shoved Randall’s toothbrush.
CELEBITCHY – Aspiring California Governor Caitlyn Jenner sat down with Sean Hannity and demonstrated that she understands the struggles of California residents completely. She mentions that there was a guy who has an airplane hangar across from her airplane hangar who was packing up his stuff. “I’m moving to Sedona, Arizona, I can’t take it anymore,” he told Caitlyn. “I can’t walk down the streets and see the homeless.” How can you resist reading a recap of the rest of the interview?
THE BLEMISH – Pokémon, shmokémon! Post Malone is bucking the popular card game trend as he is spotted dropping mad coin on Magic: The Gathering cards at the Atlas MTG booth at legendary California nerd swap meet Frank & Son. The Blemish even has the scoop on what kind of deck he reportedly plays with! (Unfortunately they don’t have any actual images of Post Malone playing with his deck. Of course, who wants unsolicited deck pics, amirite?)
VOX – Are you frustrated over how little Donald Trump gets talked about online since he was ousted from Facebook, Twitter and the White House? Don’t worry, Vox is talking about Donald — about how little people are talking about him online.
LAINEY GOSSIP – How many products that make you smell like Drake does the world want? A LOT! After his candle collab line (including one that was Drake-scented) sold out late last year, Drake is moving on to his own line of fragrances! It’s Champagne Papi juice y’all!
TAMARA TATTLES – Why should I pick just one Bravo recap when Tamara Tattles covers SOOO MANY?! Here are links for recent recaps for RHONJ, the RHOD Reunion, RHONY, Below Deck: Sailing Yacht and Married To Medicine!
THE GRACE REPORT – VIDEO Grace takes a HUGE risk by suggesting that Teen Mom OG, which continues to flounder in the ratings, might benefit from bringing back actual OG Farrah Abraham.
REALITEASQUAD – VIDEO Sarah shares her frustrations over TLC continuing to subject millions of viewers to the tortuous relationship dynamics of Mike and Natalie. She also addresses Natalie’s recent online slip in which she seemed to reveal that viewers will be seeing even more of her on 90 Day Fiance: The Single Life.
Teen Mom: Young and Pregnant (and now Teen Mom 2) dad Bariki Smith received some bad news earlier this year in regards to his brother Troy Seales’ murder conviction appeal.
Despite disappointing ratings and numerous rumors online that Teen Mom: Young and Pregnant was canceled, there has been no confirmation on the fate of the series — until now.
Cast members and producers for Teen Mom: Young and Pregnant campaigned hard for viewers to tune in for Tuesday night’s Season Finale as rumors continue to swirl that the show is at serious risk of being canceled by MTV. Keep reading to find out how the finale did in the ratings and what one reliable source said in regards to whether or not MTV has made their decision. Plus, we break down the ratings numbers and take a look back at the three Teen Mom franchise additions that failed after Teen Mom 2 and before Young and Pregnant!
Teen Mom: Young and Pregnant is struggling a bit in the ratings, and MTV looks to be pulling out all the stops to get people to tune in! In a new commercial for Tuesday night’s episode, we see Teen Mom OG star Cheyenne Floyd making a crossover appearance as she offers Ashley Jones co-parenting advice.