I watched this, as it was something i was excited to watch and talk about later with my partner. honestly, aside from being extremely tame compared to some of Deen's other roles, it wasn't bad. The only thing that made me feel a little uncomfortable was her dagger stare when she locked eyes with the camera for an extended amount of time. It was something both my partner and i watched, and got off too; talking about it afterwards.
While teen mom has been mocked and ridiculed, as well as Farrah's choice
to become part of the porn industry, i dont' see how it's hurting children. What IS hurting our youth is the lack of sex ed in schools and parents talking to their children at a young age about their sexuality, urges, and safe sex.
A lot of people are opposing Farrah's decision to help herself and her family by making a choice to go into sex work where we would be able to make a steady income and provide for her child. It's something i find the least but problematic, as many in the sex work industry are doing the same - the only difference is she happened to have been on a reality TV show for MTV. Which is another thing many should keep in mind when it comes to her character on the show as well, since shows like that are done over many, many hours and then cut and edited to make a person look a certain way to ensure more views.
Again i dont find the problem being in this show, or this woman's choice in working in the sex industry, but in the lack of public education regarding sex, stigmas/laws against a woman's right to choose, and the lack of parent participation when it comes to teaching our children about safe sex.