The reality TV world was rocked back in 2016 after 16 and Pregnant star Valerie Fairman died of an overdose. Now her adoptive mother Janice has spoken up about her loss and revealed that she’s doing everything she can to help Valerie’s daughter Nevaeh cope with the tragedy.
Valerie, who was 23 years old, was found dead at a friend’s home in Coatesville, Pennsylvania. TMZ reports that she collapsed in the bathroom and was discovered unresponsive by her friend.
She was 23 years old
Valerie Fairman was a young woman who was a part of MTV’s 16 and Pregnant, which inspired Teen Mom OG and Teen Mom 2. She died this week at 23 years old.
Valerie’s cause of death is officially under investigation, but her family and friends believe she died of an overdose. She was found unresponsive inside a bathroom at a friend’s home in Coatesville, Pennsylvania on Wednesday, reports TMZ.
She was a young mother who struggled with substance abuse and had a number of run-ins with the law. She was arrested in 2015 for prostitution and a week before her death she was busted for resisting arrest and giving false identification to police.
Her death is a tragedy for both her friends and fans. She was a young woman who had a lot of struggles in her life, and she will never be forgotten by those who loved her. She is survived by her seven-year-old daughter, Nevaeh Lynn.
She was a mother
Valerie Fairman was a mother of one on her MTV show 16 and Pregnant, but she also faced some struggles with substance abuse. She checked into rehab five times in the years before she died, but relapsed every time.
She was also arrested for prostitution, and recently for resisting arrest and giving false ID to police. She reportedly attempted to run from cops before they subdued her, reports TMZ.
As sad as this is for the entire Teen Mom family, the real pain comes from her adopted daughter Nevaeh. She’s now coping with her mother’s death, according to Janice.
She says she’s doing all she can to help her daughter. She hopes her daughter is able to heal from her mother’s death.
She was a reality star
Valerie Fairman was a reality star who gained popularity on the MTV show 16 and Pregnant. She was 15 when she gave birth to her daughter Nevaeh Lyn Fairman, and her journey to motherhood was documented on the show.
She also struggled with substance abuse and her battle to get clean was a major part of her storyline. She also had an tumultuous relationship with her baby’s father Matt Pryce.
Despite her troubled past, she was able to win custody of her daughter and see her frequently. According to her adoptive mother Janice, she is doing everything in her power to help her daughter cope with her mom’s death.
Valerie Fairman was found dead on Wednesday at a friend’s house in Coatesville, Pennsylvania. TMZ reported that she died of an overdose. The Chester County coroner is conducting toxicology tests to determine her cause of death.
She was a drug addict
Valerie Fairman was a drug addict and had numerous run-ins with the law. TMZ reports that she died of an apparent overdose on December 21, 2016.
The reality star appeared on MTV’s 16 and Pregnant back in 2010 and was famous for her fights with her boyfriend Matt, who she believed was the father of her daughter Nevaeh. She even had to go through a DNA test to confirm it.
She checked into several rehab facilities over the years and had been struggling with substance abuse. Her ex-husband David Pryce says she had tried to get sober on and off for years but eventually succumbed to her addictions.
She has a 7-year-old daughter who she was close with, and her mother Janice had full custody of the girl at the time of her death. She told RadarOnline this week that her daughter has been handling the loss of her mother very well.