France rugby star Haouas sent off for PUNCHING Scotland’s Ritchie in face during fiery Six Nations clash – The Sun

RUGBY'S weekend of shame continued as France prop Mohamed Haouas was sent off for a sickening punch on Scotland's Jamie Ritchie.

The Six Nations clash at Murrayfield was marred by the shocking attack.

And it came just a day after Joe Marler grabbed Wales captain Alun Wyn Jones by the testicles in front of stunned TV viewers.

England won the game 33-30 at Twickenham.

But there were even calls for Marler to be charged with sexual assault and he could be hit with a FOUR-YEAR ban if rugby bosses throw the book at him.

The Haouas incident came in the 37-th minute with Scotland on the attack.

Ref Paul Williams blew for a Scotland penalty and a melee broke out between Les Bleus and the Dark Blues.

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Biggest Crufts fails – from badly timed toilet breaks to easily distracted dogs

Crufts, the world's biggest dog show, is back and thousands of pooches are competing to be crowned the winner.

But the stars of the show turn out to be the most unlikely candidates.

Over the years these lovable dogs have won hearts because of their hilarious efforts in the ring.

From hiding in the tunnels and refusing to jump over hurdles, to simply refusing to do the course, these dogs are the clowns of Crufts who make it so memorable.

Here we look at some of the funniest fails…


Gentle giant Kratu stole everyone's hearts in the Rescue Dog Agility round in 2018.

The Romanian rescue dog started off well enough, flinging himself at a hurdle, but he was easily distracted.

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Kratu flew through the tunnel, but decided to take a well-earned rest inside before he bounded off again in all directions.

His spectacular performance went viral and he returned by popular demand last year.


The Jack Russell was so excited to get going on the course, he slid into the first hurdle and fell over in 2017.

But like any great champion, Olly dusted himself off and got straight back up again.

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Making a strong come back, he zoomed around the course, jumping off the hurdles and flying through the tunnel.

About half way through though, he got a little lost and had a sniff of the corner of the ring.


Lucas the Saluki was only interested in one thing in 2014 – sprinting to his heart's content.

Having the time of his life, he ignored most of the hurdles and had no time for the tunnel.

Instead he bounded around happily, just like a dog should.

The little Papillon gets top marks for loyalty to her owner as she didn't want to leave her side in 2018.

After multiple attempts to get Tinklebury to have a go at the course, all she wanted to do was play with her owner.

Her owner even tried to pick her up and position her right in front of a hurdle but Tinklebury was having none of it.

With a helping hand though, they eventually managed to get her over one hurdle.


This cross-breed's hopes of glory went down the pan when she just couldn't hold it in on the agility course in 2012.

Libby was doing well at first but with only the slalom poles to tackle, she was disqualified.

Despite making the wrong kind of impression on the judges, a commentator quipped: "A dog's got to do what a dog's got to do. What a shame."

"Oh dear, disqualified. What was the reason for the disqualification? Pooing on the course, now that's not very nice is it?"

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YouTube parenting and lifestyle vlogger Louise Pentland announces engagement to Liam O’Neill

Congratulations are in order for parenting and lifestyle vlogger Louise Pentland and her partner Liam O’Neill. The couple have announced their engagement exclusively in HELLO! following a magical trip to Walt Disney World, where Liam popped the question. “Disney World is my happy place,” says Louise, 34, a self-confessed “Disney geek”, as she shares the details of her engagement for the first time with HELLO! “I knew it was on the cards for us at some point, but I didn’t see this coming at all. Liam smashed it.”


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Louise is mum to two girls: Darcy, who turns nine next month, from a previous relationship, and two-year-old Pearl, her first child with Liam. “Pearl is too young to understand but Darcy is so happy. When she found out she gave me a big cuddle and said: ‘Oh Mummy, I’m going to be a bridesmaid,'” smiles Louise, who met 42-year-old Liam three years ago through the dating app Tinder.

Liam popped the question at Walt Disney World

The special moment took place on the trip to the resort in Orlando, Florida, a holiday Louise had been planning for almost two years and which included her cousins and their children and her aunties. “I decided to propose on the holiday as soon as Louise had booked it; it’s her favourite place in the world,” Liam tells us. “Darcy always used to say to me: ‘You should propose to my mummy at Disney World.'”

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So, on the second night of the trip, Liam took Louise for a romantic evening stroll around Disney’s BoardWalk resort, a promenade of restaurants, nightlife and plenty of happy memories for the couple, who stayed there on their first holiday together. Meanwhile, the girls were looked after by family members.

“Liam smashed it,” the bride-to-be said of the proposal

“Liam had gone to the bakery to get some cinnamon buns and brought them with us on our walk,” says Louise. As Liam explains: “Louise doesn’t like cinnamon buns, so there was no danger of her looking inside the box.” “Liam then suggested we take a selfie in a gazebo by the lake so we went in – and he told me that there wasn’t actually a cinnamon bun in the box. He opened it up and there was a ring box. I started crying and told him to get down on one knee,” Louise says of the emotional moment. “The box had an in-built light that illuminated the whole gazebo,” says Liam with a smile.

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Inside the box was a stunning gold engagement ring featuring a showstopping oval diamond and a diamond-encrusted band. Liam had been secretly working with former Made in Chelsea star Spencer Matthews and his diamond business, Eden Rocks, for several months to design the sparkler.

Read the full interview in the new issue of HELLO! magazine, out on Monday.

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McDonald and Dodds season 2 release date: Will there be another series?

ITV series McDonald and Dodds is a new crime series which has had fans hooked. The series has just aired for the first time and fans are waiting to hear if there are more episodes to come. Here is everything we know so far about season 2.

Will there be another series of McDonald and Dodds?

A second series has not been confirmed officially by ITV but this does not mean this is the last of the two detectives.

Jason Watkins, famous for his roles in Trollied and Nativity, plays detective Dodds in the series and he has hinted the possibility for more episodes.

He said: “Audiences love this genre. You’re thinking, ‘Who has done it? How have they done it? How did they get away with it? Is that person lying?’

“We’re constantly fascinated by human behaviour and crime. There is always going to be this human interest in the things people do and try to get away with.

“Trying to work out what people’s motives are. Murder is the most critical of those things. Laced in this drama with a little bit of gentle humour. It’s a lovely mix in the show.

“We never get to know the real first name of Dodds. I have an idea what it is but I can’t share that. I really hope the audience enjoy these two films. We would love to do more.”

There is no official release date for a new series yet but will give an update when it comes in.


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Who will be in the cast of McDonald and Dodds season 2?

Besides Jason Watkins it is likely we will see more of his partner in crime, DCI McDonald (played by Tala Gouveia).

In the series Lauren McDonald is the stronger half of the detective duo and does not warm to her new partner until further down the line.

The actress has previously starred in Cold Feet and For Love or Money.

James Murray could also be returning as Chief Superintendent Houseman who, in Murray’s words, is “hell-bent on furthering his own career”.

The actor also vouched for a second series, saying: “McDonald & Dodds has the potential to run and run if the public embrace it, which I hope they do. These are all stand alone films and it would be great to make more.”

What will happen in McDonald and Dodds season 2?

The second half of the first series, called The Wilderness of Mirrors, sees McDonald and Dodds called to the Mara Retreat, a private rehab clinic.

They are investigating the mysterious death of a patient but quickly realise how complex the tight-knit therapy group is and discover a plethora of lies and betrayal.

Each episode focuses on a new case entirely, so a new series is likely to step away from the Mara Retreat and follow the detective duo through a whole new adventure.

Hopefully we will see their unlikely friendship blossom further in a new series.

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Is there a trailer for McDonald and Dodds season 2?

Sadly there is no trailer for a new series and fans are likely to have to wait a long time for one to drop.

With ITV yet to confirm if a second series is on the cards, fans will have to be patient and watch this space.

The cast have expressed their keenness for a second series and hopefully the crew will set a filming date soon.

Until then there are plenty of clips from the series for fans to enjoy on the ITV Hub and YouTube.


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Writer of the series, Robert Murphy, said the inspiration came from watching detective dramas from the 70s and 80s.

He said: “With McDonald and Dodds we have two Britons who, given their gender, age and background would never, in normal circumstances, have any contact with one another.

“It seemed to me this could give us an entertaining double-act as they negotiate the pitfalls, anxieties and quirks of modern Britain while solving puzzling crimes and drawing a few laughs along the way.”

The characters could not be more different but it makes their relationship all the more special.

Murphy added: “If you’re going to set something in contemporary Britain, there needs to be a degree of reality, especially on procedure.

“Dodds needed a boss to put a firewall around him and facilitate his often abstruse and wayward M.O.”

McDonald and Dodds concludes on ITV tonight at 8pm

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Pete Davidson Absent From 'Saturday Night Live' After Slamming Show

Taking the day off? Pete Davidson was noticeably missing from Saturday Night Live after the comedian criticized his fellow cast members.

Daniel Craig hosted the Saturday, March 7 episode, which featured musical guest The Weeknd and included cameo appearances by Elizabeth Warren and Rachel Dratch. However, Davidson, 26, did not appear in any live sketches or pre-taped sketches and was not seen during the cast’s sign off at the end of the show.

One week earlier, the Dirt actor made controversial comments that he felt out of place on the NBC variety show, which he joined in 2014 at the age of 20.

“It’s a hard thing to do ‘cause you don’t want to ever pull the trigger too early. But everybody’s always been like, ‘You’ll know when you know and it’ll be all right,’” Davidson told Charlamagne Tha God in an interview on February 24. “I personally think I should be done with that show because they make fun of me on it. … I don’t know whose team they’re playing for, really — if I’m the joke or I’m in on the joke.”

He continued, “They think I’m f–king dumb. Like, I’m literally painted out to be like this big dumb idiot. Like, even all my sketches are just me being like, ‘OK, sure.’ … I think everybody outgrows it and I think for what I could do on the show — which is just barely anything and it’s just ‘Weekend Update’ and I feel like I’ve done, like, 30 of those and I just feel like, yeah, I’ve done as much as I can over there but happy to be there as long as [creator] Lorne [Michaels] likes me.”

The New York native added that he considers series creator Lorne Michaels “a father figure” who “has treated me with nothing but love.”

Days later, Us Weekly confirmed that Davidson skipped the Saturday Night Live cast party after the February 29 episode.

“A lot of the cast members who were there noted that Pete’s absence at the party was due, in fact, to his comments last week and the tension with him and other cast members,” the insider said.

Although Davidson hasn’t been present for Saturday Night Live events, he showed up for a rare red carpet appearance for his movie Big Time Adolescence in New York City on Thursday, March 5. He was joined by his best friend and costar Machine Gun Kelly. 

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Selena Gomez on People Thinking She's a Bad Singer, Why Kissing Dylan Sprouse Was 'The Worst'

The singer details why playing Sprouse’s love interest when she was still a pre-teen “was one of the worst days of my life” on “The Kelly Clarkson Show.”

Selena Gomez has heard the critics of her singing ability, who became much more vocal after she gave a wobbly vocal during her dramatic return to the industry at the American Music Awards singing her powerful anthem "Lose You to Love Me."

It’s a beautiful song, but even Gomez admits it wasn’t a beautiful performance, as nerves had her suffering a panic attack before she hit the stage. And after years and years of being told she’s just not that great of a singer, it seems Gomez has internalized some of that into self-doubt.

"I know that people may not think I’m the greatest singer," she told Kelly Clarkson on the latter’s show Friday. "But, I just work my ass off. I really love writing and creating and creating melodies and growing. I felt like [Rare] was my chance to say all the things I wanted to say."

The album has become a critical darling, with Gomez receiving the best reviews of her career and "Lose You to Love Me" scoring her her first Billboard chart-topper. In other words, she’s doing just fine when it comes to expressing herself, creating melodies and growing. She should be feeling nothing but pride and joy right now.

Well, Kelly Clarkson was having none of it. "The best singer in the world is not the loudest," Clarkson told her earnestly. "And it’s not the ‘OMG, you have to sing like Whitney Houston.’ The best singers in the world move you — and that comes from all different sounds and styles."

And even though Clarkson is considered one of the greatest powerhouse vocals of the modern era, she recognizes that what she does isn’t the only way, nor is it necessarily the "best" way. The truth is there is no best way.

"From a singer to a singer, it’s beautiful what you do. And I love your record, and I love singing your music," Clarkson told Gomez. "It means something and it moves people."

Seriously, she was not going to allow this gifted talent to sit there sell herself short because of online trolls and faceless, meaningless criticism. "Don’t ever negate your gift," she told Gomez. "Because it’s powerful."

And we thought Kelly’s singing voice was powerful, this girl can give one hell of a pep talk. It’s no wonder her talk show is a bona fide smash right out of the gate. Plus, women lifting up other women and helping them rise above the unfair scrutiny they must endure in the spotlight? We’re so here for it!

The Not-So "Suite" Kiss

Elsewhere in the interview, Gomez opened up about what she describes as "one of the worst days of my life." And you wouldn’t think it because first kisses are exciting, and who wouldn’t be thrilled to get to share that with a face you’ve been crushing on for years already.

Well, almost the face you’ve been crushing on for years. Gomez said that during a recent visit back to her childhood home she found that she "had written in the closets that I was in love with Cole Sprouse." While this was absolutely a childhood infatuation, Gomez was very serious about it.

"Cole Sprouse was on ‘The Suite Life Of Zack and Cody,’ and I was obsessed with that show," she explained. "And I thought we were gonna be together one day."

And then the impossible happened, as Gomez was actually cast to make an appearance on "The Suite Life" when she was 12 years old, and it included a kiss … just with the wrong twin!

"It was my first kiss! On camera! It was one of the worst days of my life!" she said of having to play Dylan Sprouse’s girlfriend.

For one thing, first kisses are never smooth, and Gomez was apparently no exception. "I ended up missing, like, half of his lips," she confessed. "So it ended up being the most awkward kiss in the world!"

On top of that, she was desperately obsessed with his brother Cole, so this was like a betrayal of the ultimate level, even though neither of the brothers knew it.

Sprouse is now breaking hearts all over again with his role as Jughead Jones on "Riverdale." But with speculation he may be killed off, maybe Gomez can steal him away long enough to star in a music video for one of her upcoming singles from that "Rare" album.

It could be the chance to right a wrong and slip a kiss in the script, too, if she wanted to even things up with the brothers.

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Bow Wow Wipes Out On Stage During Millennium Tour Performance — Watch

Bow Wow took a bit of a tumble after getting hyped up during his performance on the ‘Millennium Tour’ in Philadelphia, PA on Mar. 7.

Bow Wow‘s excitement got him right off the stage during his performance on the night of March 7! The 32-year-old rapper was performing during his set on The Millennium Tour in Philadelphia, PA when he seemed to fall right off the side of the stage at one point. In a video posted by The Shade Room, he can be seen wearing a black shirt, black pants, and a black hat as he holds the microphone and runs across the stage while rapping to a loud cheering crowd. After going to the edge of the stage, he backs up and falls completely off but quickly gets back up.

Bow Wow’s mishap didn’t seem to ruin the show and his enthusiasm seems to only prove he’s loving being on stage. The talented artist was added to the epic tour, which also features Ashanti, Lloyd, Pretty Ricky, Soulja Boy, and more, in Nov. 2019, when Omarion replaced B2K with him after a headline-making feud with Lil Fizz, one of the members of the group. He shared the shocking news on Fizz’s 34th birthday making things even more dramatic.

“We are so excited to announce The Millennium Tour 2020,” Omarion’s announcement about the tour began. “Come rock with  @omarion @shadmoss, @therealyingyangtwins @curlyheadedblackboy @sammiealways @prettyricky and @souljaboy! Tour cities will be announced on Monday, December 2nd.”

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When Bow Wow isn’t joining forces with Omarion for music, he’s making waves with his personal life. He got some attention in Oct. 2019 when he posted a gorgeous throwback pic that showed him kissing model Tyra Banks, 46. “Thinking about @tyrabanks,” his caption for the photo read. He also added a crying emoji to it, prompting many fans to think he was missing the brunette beauty.

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It's No Surprise One of Meghan Markle's Last Royal Engagements Will be for Women's Rights

The news about Megxit has been dominating the headlines recently. With the springtime almost upon us, everyone is anxious to see what will happen when the split is actually official. Although Meghan Markle hasn’t been a royal for that long of a time, she has made a statement with what she believes in and the causes that she supports. It is no secret that Markle and Prince Harry have spent the last few weeks in Canada. They have started to make steps to enjoy the quiet, peaceful life that they have been longing for ever since they got married.

However, until the end of March 2020, the couple is technically still members of the British royal family. Their royal duties are not quite over. Ever since they announced their decision to step back, it is true that Markle and Prince Harry have been laying low. While we don’t really know what to expect once Megxit is officially final, we do know the details of one of the duchess’s last duties as a royal.

She has done so much humanitarian work in the past

Markle has been known for the extensive humanitarian work that she has done. Long before she ever even met Prince Harry, the former actress has used her fame to make a positive difference. According to Harper’s Bazaar, Markle was a counselor for One Young World, an organization that encourages leaders to do the best that they can in order to promote positive change. She has been a well-known feminist ever since she was a child; royal fans are surely aware of the story of how she once wrote a letter to Proctor and Gamble after being offended by the wording in one of their commercials for dishwashing detergent.  Markle has always been dedicated to her role as a philanthropist. This is something that is unlikely to change after she is no longer able to use her “royal highness” title.

A feminist even after becoming a royal

Being a feminist is something that Markle is beyond proud of. Even after she married into the British royal family, she was adamant about supporting women’s rights. According to E! News, she has supported women’s charities for years and loves every second of it. It wasn’t long ago that Meghan made a secret visit to Justice for Girls in Vancouver. On this venture, she took the time to discuss the importance of women’s leadership. She also talked about the power and the impact determined young women are able to make when their voices are heard.

It is no surprise that one of Meghan Markle’s last royal engagements will be for women’s rights

Her days as an official royal are winding down, but Markle’s schedule isn’t clear just yet. Given her past, it is really not a surprise to anyone that one of her last engagements as the Duchess of Sussex will be for women’s rights. According to Oprah Magazine, Markle will attend an event for International Women’s Day in early March. There is no doubt that it will be both wonderful and emotional for Markle, as it is a cause that is near and dear to her heart, as well as one of her final duties. We can’t wait to see how things turn out. We know that Markle will leave a lasting impression on everyone that she interacts with at the important event. 

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Welsh couple among 142 Britons on coronavirus plague ship off US coast

Welsh couple among 142 Britons on coronavirus plague ship off US coast reveal only went on cruise to celebrate their 30th anniversary because it felt ‘a bit safer’ than visiting East Asia

  • Patrick and Kim Maguire were meant to visit Cambodia, Singapore and Thailand  
  • The couple from Gwent chose US instead as they thought it would be ‘a bit safer’
  • Ship’s 3,500 passengers now under quarantine after 21 tested positive for virus

A Welsh couple stranded on a coronavirus-hit cruise ship off the coast of California were only on the stricken vessel because their holiday to Asia was cancelled due to the killer bug.

Patrick and Kim Maguire were meant to visit Cambodia, Singapore and Thailand to celebrate their 30th wedding anniversary but the killer bug – that originated in Wuhan, China, and rapidly spread through Asia – forced them to change their destination.

They instead chose the US as they thought it would be ‘a bit safer’ and went aboard Grand Princess for a two-week tour from San Francisco to Hawaii.

Welsh couple Patrick and Kim Maguire who are stranded on a coronavirus-hit cruise ship off the coast of California were only on the stricken vessel because their holiday to Asia was cancelled due to the killer bug

But the ship’s 3,500 passengers are now under quarantine after 21 people tested positive for the virus – which has infected 100,000 people world wide and killed more than 3,000. 

The couple from Gwent, Wales, have been confined to their cabins for more than two days as officials in California are yet to decide where to dock the ship. 

Patrick, 56, described how they are coping being confined to a cabin, uncertainty over what happens next and that the trip was part of their wedding anniversary celebrations.

Mr Maguire said: ‘It’s a little frustrating because there’s no plan. That’s no fault of Princess Cruises, the captain and crew have been amazing.

‘They are doing the best they can. But there is a little bit of cabin fever at the moment.’

He said that passengers have been told they will all need to be tested for the virus, but that he and his wife feel ‘fine and well’.

Passengers were told to return to their cabins on Thursday lunchtime where they’ve remained since. 

Mr and Mrs Maguire were meant to visit Cambodia, Singapore and Thailand to celebrate their 30th wedding anniversary but the killer bug – that originated in Wuhan, China, and rapidly spread through Asia – forced them to change their destination

Mr Maguire said breakfast has been left outside in the morning, they can call a number for hot drinks and they have a few limited choices for dinner.

Updates are provided over a loud speaker around three or four times a day, Mr Maguire explained.

He added: ‘We don’t have a clue what’s going to happen. They’ve put us in a holding pattern around 50 miles out, we can’t see land.

‘Because we are confined to our cabins we only have a little bit of contact.’

The couple have set up a group chat on WhatsApp with a couple from Somerset and another couple from America onboard, who they have been speaking with.

Mr and Mrs Maguire were able to opt for either a refund or an alternative trip when their initial holiday was cancelled.

The ship’s 3,500 passengers are now under quarantine after 21 people tested positive for the virus – which has infected 100,000 people world wide and killed more than 3,000

Mr Maguire said: ‘We had already made arrangements for time off work so we booked another holiday.

‘We thought we’d book somewhere a bit safer so we thought the USA. 

‘When we booked it I don’t think were any cases in the US then. We thought we’d be alright on the other side of the world. 

‘This trip is part and parcel of our 30th wedding anniversary celebrations.’

The couple boarded the ship in San Fransisco on February 21.

There is evidence the ship now idling off San Francisco was the breeding ground for a deadly cluster of almost 20 cases during an earlier voyage.

The Grand Princess cruise ship passes the Golden Gate Bridge as it arrives from Hawaii in San Francisco. Twenty-one people on board have tested positive for the coronavirus

A California National Guard helicopter brought coronavirus tests to the ship Thursday

Nineteen of the 21 diagnosed on board the ship are crew members. 

US President Donald Trump appeared to be in favour of leaving the Grand Princess’s passengers where they are – apparently to avoid increasing the nation’s infection total.

But US Vice-President Mike Pence said on Friday that the Grand Princess, with more than 3,500 people on board, including 142 Britons, had been directed to a non-commercial port for testing.

In an update on its website on Saturday, Princess Cruises, owners of the ship, said it was 50 miles off the coast of San Francisco awaiting instructions on where to proceed.

Additional personal protection equipment, including gloves and face masks, have been delivered via US coast guard helicopter on Friday night. 

The Grand Princess is owned by Princess Cruises, and a spokesman said on Friday evening: ‘We are awaiting official specific plans for future positioning of the ship from relevant authorities. 

‘Princess Cruises will continue to closely follow the guidance of the CDC  and other federal and state government authorities.’


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'Teen Mom 2': Kailyn Lowry Urges Fans to Not Follow in Her Footsteps

Teen Mom 2 star Kailyn Lowry receives a lot of hateful comments from the show’s fans. She’s often criticized for her lifestyle and the choices she makes. Lowry wants the Teen Mom 2 audience to know she never intended to be a role model. She wanted to act as a cautionary tale to encourage young women to not make the same mistakes she’s made.

Kailyn Lowry says she’s ‘a bad example’

“If anything, I’m an example. I’m a bad example. Kids, don’t be like me! The reason I’ve owned up to my mistakes so earnestly in public is to teach others a lesson. Don’t follow in my footsteps. I’m not saying I’m some incredible role model,” wrote Lowry in her 2014 book, Pride Over Pity.

She continued: “I’m telling you to learn from the hardships others are so willing to give you. There’s nothing easy about being a young mother. We are not financially set at all. MTV didn’t set us up with never ending bank accounts or blank checks. They gave us airtime and, yes, with my paycheck I was able to pay bills and get a leg up, but I’m not a millionaire or even close to it.”

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In addition to being an example of what not to do, Lowry wants other young mothers to know they’re not alone in their struggles.

“I hope my journey through the trials and tribulations of motherhood have been an inspiration to others who may be facing similar problems. Showing the harsh realities on television to viewers was even more difficult in the long run. I hope somewhere along the way I have inspired someone to make better decisions. That’s all I can really ask for,” she wrote.

What Kailyn Lowry wants ‘Teen Mom 2’ fans to walk away with when they watch the show

At the end of the day, there’s one point Lowry really wants Teen Mom 2 to drive home: “Always practice safe sex. Use condoms. Use multiple forms of birth control. Wait to have sex. Why rush into something you’re probably not ready for?”

“Sex is for adults. As much as sex is glorified in our culture through music and all forms of media, it’s not everything. I had to learn this the wrong way. I wish I hadn’t looked for love in the wrong places. I wish everything could be different. But wishing doesn’t get you anywhere,” she continued.

Lowry knows “there are no second chances,” but if she could go back she’d certainly do some things differently.

“The consequences of my mistakes were shown on television and my reactions, good and bad, were broadcast for the entire world to see and judge. Would I change anything? If there were second chances, of course I would alter certain aspects of the television experience and possibly the way I handled things. But I regret nothing. Life is all about learning,” she wrote.

Of course, this book was released in 2014. A lot has happened since then for Lowry, much of which goes against the lessons she preaches in Pride Over Pity. But like she’s always said, she’s not trying to be a role model. She’s just trying to learn and get better.

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