Topic: MTV Reality

Are You Occupying Wall Street? Because MTV’S Real World Wants You

Are You Occupying Wall Street? Because MTVâS Real World Wants You

I’ve got good news for you, and I’ve got bad news for you. I’d ask you which you want first, but since I can’t really do that right now, I’ll just go ahead and give you the good news first: It took an entire month for MTV to hop on the Occupy Wall Street bandwagon and start trying to exploit it! Hoorah! And the bad news? You guessed it: MTV has hopped on the Occupy Wall Street bandwagon and has started trying to exploit it. Sigh. More »

Comments Roundup: The People of ’16 and Pregnant’ and ‘Teen Mom’ Talk to Crushable

Comments Roundup: The People of '16 and Pregnant' and 'Teen Mom' Talk to Crushable

Thanks to the wonders of the Internet, it has become ridiculously easy for celebrities– and those close to them– to connect with their fans. Case in point: We’ve recently realized here at Crushable HQ that we’ve somehow managed to attract a lot of attention from the parties involved in both 16 and Pregnant and Teen Mom. Our immediate reaction? Neat-o! Naturally, in our recaps and other posts, we can only comment on what we see, so it’s fascinating to be able to get insiders’ perspectives. Of course, it’s rather easy to pose as someone else in the great wilderness that is the web, so it’s possible that not all of them are the genuine article; but even so, they’re worth a look. Curious about what sorts of comments we’ve gotten, and from who? In honor of Tuesday’s upcoming 16 and Pregnant season finale, we’ve rounded them all up for you here. Take a peek and let us know what you think! More »

STD Week: MTV Does a Terrible Job of Educating Teens About STDs

STD Week: MTV Does a Terrible Job of Educating Teens About STDs

Though 16 and Pregnant and its companion show Teen Mom have been praised for educating teens about contraception and pregnancy, that’s about as far as MTV’s sex ed program goes. Though they’ve really gone the extra mile to give multiple perspectives on teen pregnancy, including airing a special on abortion and including 16 and Pregnant episodes that feature adoptions, STDs never come up. More »