Kim Kardashian Blames 'Teen Mom' for Teen Pregnancy Epidemic

The reality star says the MTV show makes "teen pregnancy seem cool in the eyes of young girls"

Kim Kardashian is taking issue with MTV's Teen Mom, calling the show "disturbing" and wondering about its effect on the young girls who watch.

She even went so far as to insinuate that the reality show could be a contributing factor to the recent teen pregnancy epidemic at a high school in Memphis. Currently at Frayser High School, an astonishing 90 girls are either pregnant or have had a baby within the last year.

"Does the show Teen Mom disturb anyone else?" she wrote on her blog Wednesday. "Can't get this Memphis story out of my head. This should NOT be trendy!"

Kardashian thinks the sudden "celebrity status" of former Teen Mom stars, such as Amber Portwood, are sending these kids the wrong message.

"It seems that shows like Teen Mom are all of a sudden making teen pregnancy seem cool in the eyes of young girls. The kids from these shows are all over the news, even on the covers of magazines, and have been become almost like celebrities, but girls, these are not people you should idolize!"

The reality star, 30, says she's simply blown away by the laid back attitude certain teenagers seem to have when it comes to having a baby.

"When I think back to when I was 16, there is no way I would even have considered having a baby. That thought wouldn’t even have entered my head," she wrote. "Having a baby is one of the biggest and most life-changing decisions a person can make and while I’m not saying that no teen is in the position to raise a child, having a baby so young shouldn’t be seen as the trendy thing to do."

Kardashian concluded her passionate post with a plea to her young fans: "Girls, please, think very carefully before you make these kind of decisions. Talk to your family, friends, teachers, and most of all, be careful."

The reality star seems to have her mind made up about the show -- and she's certainly offering valuable advice to young girls. But a recent study actually proved that Teen Mom may be a pregnancy deterrent to young girls, as it shows how difficult raising a baby can be.

Do you think shows like Teen Mom send the wrong message to young viewers? Chime in below!

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