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Under fire from producers for cancelling Buckwild, MTV says it continuing the show without deceased cast member Shain Gandee did not feel right.

JP Williams ripped MTV for the move, alleging hypocrisy for axing it due to Gandee's accidental death while glorifying train wrecks like Jenelle Evans.

But the network says it isn't that simple.

Shain Gandee, Buckwild Photo

A rep for MTV says that "Given Shain Gandee's tragic passing and essential presence on the show, we felt it was not appropriate to continue without him."

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MTV has canceled Buckwild, its controversial new reality show about a group of young, hard-partying West Virginians going ... well, Buckwild.

The final straw was the accidental death of cast member Shain Gandee, which producer J.P. Williams says is as baffling as it is hypocritical.

Buckwild Cast MTV

"This is the network that has shows about teen pregnancy," Williams told The Hollywood Reporter, referring to hit shows 16 and Pregnant and Teen Mom.

"They'll stick by a show that allows you to abandon a child, but a kid dies by accident - doing what he does for a living - and they cancel the show?!"

"There's something that smells of s--t here on every level."

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Buckwild is being canceled by MTV, just months into its run.

The network is pulling the plug on the reality show that was rocked last week by the death of Shain Gandee, but was marred by controversy even before that.

Buckwild Cast Photo

Sources connected to the show say MTV decided to stop production in the middle of the second season, which is in the process of being filmed.

No specific reason for the cancelation was given.

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It's been referred to as the southern Jersey Shore, but there's officially nothing funny any longer about Buckwild.

Not after 21-year old star Shain Gandee was found dead in a truck today, his corpse discovered along with two others in a vehicle that was buried up to its windows in mud.

Buckwild Cast

In response to the incident - along with separate recent arrests for cast members Salwa Amin and Michael Burford in connection with drugs and drunk driving, respectively - Danny Jones has a message for MTV.

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New information is starting to trickle in regarding the death of Shain Gandee.

Found today inside a truck near Sissonville, West Virginia, authorities now confirm Shain was alongside his uncle and an unidentified female passenger.

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Because the 1984 Bronco is buried in a mud, law enforcement officials are still working on removing the bodies - but they confirm that Gandee may have passed away from carbon monoxide poisoning.

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Shain Gandee, the star of MTV's Buckwild, was found dead this morning in West Virginia.

He was reported missing after telling folks around 3 a.m. Sunday that he was going four-wheeling with his uncle, David, with authorities confirming this morning that Shain and two others were discovered in the vehicle in Sissonville, W.V.

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Shain was 21 years old. The whereabouts of David Gandee are unknown at this time.

We'll update this story as more news breaks and our thoughts go out to Gandee's family.

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In the trailer for Season 4 of Teen Mom 2, viewers witnessed Kailyn Lowry hitting both husband Javi Morroquin and Jo Rivera, the father of her son.

That led Kailyn to apologize and some fans to speculate that Lowry might even be subject to domestic violence charges ... but did this even happen?

Kailyn Lowry and Javi Marroquin

The trailer shows Kailyn pushing Javi, apparently causing him to storm out, but a friend of Lowry's claims MTV edited the footage to exaggerate it.

"She never hit him," Lex Lopez, who reportedly witnessed the incident, said. “She pushed him out of frustration and was instantly sorry for her actions."

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Jersey Shore, meet Buckwild, your replacement on MTV.

The reality show about nine young adult friends in West Virginia doesn't premiere until January 3, but it has already received harsh criticism from public officials.

U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin, a Democrat, wants the network to cancel the forthcoming program, calling its portrayal of young people in his home state "just wrong." He wrote MTV:

"This show plays to ugly, inaccurate stereotypes about the people of West Virginia."

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Stop us if you've heard this before: MTV hosted an awards ceremony last night and Taylor Swift and Justin Bieber won big.

Both young superstars took home a trio of trophies - including the top prizes on the evening - at the MTV Europe Music Awards, which aired from Frankfurt, Germany and was emceed by Heidi Klum.

Taylor Swift at the EMAs

Bieber, unfortunately, was not present to accept his honors, though the newly single singer did record a video message in which he thanked fans around the world.

Read on for a full list of winners...

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Jersey Shore is going out on a high note, according to MTV, which is speaking out about its rationale behind canceling the hit show after six seasons.

Executive VP of Programming Chris Linn says the cost of the cast was not factor, but "we always said we’d do the show as long as it made sense."

Long story short, that's no longer really the case.

Jersey Shore Cast in Italy

"We noticed what was going on in their lives, with [Snooki having her baby], the relationships, etc. it felt like the right time to bring it to a close."

"The show still dominates, it’s the No. 1 show in our core demo, and it’s still incredibly successful. It’s really just about their lives evolving and changing in a way that moves everyone away from the original conceit of the show."

"We made what we think is the right, tough choice to end the show on top."

With Jersey Shore canceled after the coming season (debuting October 4), what kinds of things can we expect from the gang's farewell tour?

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