“Make no mistake about it, my show is not a platform in support of teenage pregnancy,” Antonia “Toya” Carter, who became pregnant at the age of 14, says of her reality show Toya: A Family Affair. “It’s simply a win­dow view into my life and is centered on restor­ing family,” she says. “Differ­ent people relate to different issues that they’ve seen on my show. My basic mess­age is ‘it may not be our fault that we fall, but it’s our re­sponsibility to get back up.’”


Toya says that her tough upbringing-her mom was addicted to drugs and her dad was incarcerated for much of her childhood- has made her want to be a better person “because I have a determination to be the change that I want to see in both the relationships with my daughter and my mother, I’m motivated to love them unconditionally. My mom needs me just as I need her. It hasn’t changed me, it guides me….”

Source:Jet Magazine

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