Nickelodeon Considers Airing Teen Pregnancy Special

In the wake of Nickelodeon star Jamie Lynn Spears announcing that she got her 16-year-old self knocked up, the network is considering doing some damage control by airing a special devoted to teen pregnancy.

Jamie Lynn stars in Zoey 101, and has an enormous young adult following, which has some people worried that their kids are going to want to emulate their role model. Linda Ellerbee, who has done shows before on the network, would host Nick's special on sex and love geared towards teens. "I think it's important that something be done," she told the Associated Press.

Parents have had a rough go of it this year, between High School Musical's Vanessa Hudgens's naked photos surfacing and J.L.'s pregnancy. And just when you thought it was safe to let your kids get all hyped up on the seemingly innocent Disney Channel and Nick... What's next? Cookie Monster gets caught trading his cookies for crack?

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