Chelsea Houska’s Dad Randy Says Teen Mom 2 Should Keep Going
Everyone, shush. Teen Mom 2's biggest star, the lovable pops known as Papa Randilicious (aka Randy Houska) is speaking, and y'all better listen. This dude is one of the most beloved members of the Teen Mom 2 family — fans adore him for his honest opinion, dedication to his daughter, Chelsea Houska, and sarcastic attitude — so you better believe we're excited to hear him share a few musings about the show that made him famous.
Randy spoke to The Ashley's Reality Roundup about Teen Mom 2, saying he doesn't have any regrets about allowing Chelsea to participate. “At times, [doing the show] can be stressful for Chelsea and that is understandable,” he said. “Those are the times that I worry, but she and I talk things through and then karma kicks in and things go well for her. She is in a great spot in her life right now.”
Randy also spoke about Teen Mom 2 being an accurate depiction of teen pregnancy, saying that "while the show may stray from the main topic, it always shows how damn difficult life for young people is when you throw a child in the mix."
Of course, even Randy admits that there are limitations when filming a reality show.
“There are certain things that are not portrayed because it would not be realistic,” he said. “People know that the Teen Mom 2 girls are compensated financially so MTV cannot show the struggles of teen moms accurately in the financial world. They don’t get to show the food stamp struggles, the paying the bills struggles and stuff like that.”
Sigh, so wise. In other news, Randy hopes Teen Mom 2 will continue well past the upcoming fifth season.
"I think Teen Mom 2 should go on as long as Chelsea wants to do it!" he said. "The girls have a large audience who have become intimately involved with their stories through the magic of television. As long as the ratings are high, people want to follow the stories and [if] the Teen Mom 2 girls want to continue, I am fine with it."
Hear that MTV? Don't take this guy away from us! He's basically our imaginary dad at this point.