‘The Challenge’: Cory Wharton Addresses ‘Teen Mom’ Special Cancellation in Emotional Video

by Jeremy Spirogis
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After discovering out that he birthed Ryder with The Challenge castmate Cheyenne Floyd, The Real World star Cory Wharton centered solely on being a great dad. However, he rapidly fell for Are You the One? star Taylor Selfridge on Ex on the Beach (2018), and the 2 started relationship. Last yr she turned pregnant and gave delivery to their first daughter collectively, Mila Mae, in the course of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Teen Mom deliberate on airing their expertise in a particular, which Cory was extraordinarily enthusiastic about and promoted continuously. However, the community pulled it on the final second in gentle of Taylor’s resurfaced racially insensitive tweets. Cory spoke out about MTV’s determination in an emotional Instagram Live.

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Cheyenne Floyd and Cory Wharton | David Crotty/Patrick McMullan

Cory Wharton and Taylor Selfridge ‘Teen Mom’ particular canceled

29-year-old Cory Wharton welcomed a daughter, Ryder, into the world with MTV character Cheyenne Floyd. Three years later, he and girlfriend Are You the One? star Taylor Selfridge additionally had a daughter, Mila Mae. She gave delivery throughout the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the place their state of California enforced strict shelter-at-home orders.

Despite Taylor’s considerations that she must give delivery alone, the 2 welcomed a wholesome daughter into the world. They self-shot their expertise, and MTV deliberate to air it as an hour-long episode, Teen Mom OG At Home: Cory & Taylor’s Baby Special.

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However, in gentle of MTV’s latest dedication to face with the black neighborhood, they pulled it on the final second. The community gave an announcement and defined they ended their working relationship with Taylor resulting from resurfaced racially insensitive tweets from 2012.

The AYTO star later acknowledged the canceled particular however claimed she walked away from MTV. Cory’s ex-girlfriend and MTV star Alicia Wright took accountability for the firing as she famous she despatched the community an open letter about Taylor’s tweets.

Cory Wharton addresses ‘Teen Mom’ particular cancellation

In an emotional Instagram Live, Cory defined he discovered one can solely “control what you can control” from his favourite basketball participant, the late Kobe Bryant. He acknowledged that whereas he can’t management MTV’s determination to cancel the particular, he’s “disappointed, hurt, and saddened” by their alternative.

Cory affirmed he hasn’t “parted ways with MTV” and “is not going anywhere,” as he discovered “burning bridges isn’t the solution.” However, he does need to “correct the narrative,” so he’ll launch the birthing particular on his YouTube channel subsequent Wednesday, June 17.

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The Challenge star continued and defined he’s “had conversations with MTV” so that they know the way he feels about their determination. Additionally, he famous he’s “trying to keep everything positive” and “not throw people under the bus.”

Cory identified that his girlfriend has apologized a number of instances, each on-line and on a Teen Mom episode, the place she referred to as it her “biggest mistake” and famous she’d grown up because the tweets. The Challenge star then turned emotional as he defined he is aware of her “better than anyone else” and admitted it’s exhausting seeing her “painted in a certain way” as a result of “that’s not who she is.”

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He ended by noting he hopes that MTV “holds everyone accountable” as nicely. The Challenge: Total Madness airs Wednesdays at eight p.m. EST on MTV.

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