When Teen Mom 2 producers made the decision to add Briana DeJesus to the cast of their wildly popular series, fans weren't quite sure what to expect.
Briana was one of the stars of the short-lived Teen Mom 3, but it had been four years since she appeared on camera.
As it turns out, however, the masterminds behind the franchise knew exactly what they were doing.
In her short time as part of the cast, Briana has helped raise the drama on TM2 to previously unimaginable heights.
Whether it's her ongoing feud with Kailyn Lowry or her rocky relationship with Javi Marroquin, Briana consistently gives fans something to talk about.
And now, she's talking with The Hollywood Gossip about some of the most memorable moments from the show's wildest season to date.
Shortly after joining the cast, Briana distinguished herself as one of the most indispensable members of the Teen Mom 2 family. Fans learned early on that Bri was not one to back down from a conflict -- or shy away from a little drama.
Delivering the Goods
This season alone, Briana got out of a relationship with one of her castmates' exes, went under the knife for plastic surgery, and ignited the most memorable feud in the show's history.
Spilling the Tea
Bri recently spoke with The Hollywood Gossip and opened up about her feelings on her love life, her castmates, and this rollercoaster of a season.
As documented on recent episodes, Briana underwent a cosmetic procedure in Miami last year, and the situation tore at the fabric of her relationship with Javi Marroquin.
Javi lost it upon realizing that Bri would be nursed back to health by her ex-boyfriend, Dre, but DeJesus says that was a complete overreaction.
Forget About Dre
"I definitely think Javi overreacted because Dre is just a friend, nothing more," Briana tells THG. "That’s all it is -- friendship. There is nothing romantic there."
Shortly after the breakup, Javi got back together with Lauren Comeau. Soon thereafter, the couple announced that they're expecting a child.
The High Road
"As far as Javi and Lauren and if they’re moving too quickly -- frankly, I don’t care what Javi has going on," Briana says. "It’s his life and he can do with it what he wants just as I’m doing with mine.”
A New Man In Her Life?
There have been rumors that one of the reasons Briana is so chill about Javi's new relationship is that she's involved with Floribama Shore star Gus Smyrnios. But Bri says that's simply not true.
No Gus, No Fuss
"The rumor I’m currently dating Gus is not true," Briana tells us. "I exchanged like two words with him. And yes I posted a picture of us at an after show and we had pleasantries exchanged online, but ... that’s all it was."
Ready to Mingle?
"It’s funny to me how I can’t even post a picture with a guy without the rumors starting up," DeJesus continues. "Gus was cool and nice, but like I said, we’re not dating. I’m single at the moment."
A Third on the Way?
"And no, not pregnant lol - and that’s that," Briana adds in response to rumors that she's currently expecting a third child.
One More ... Someday
"As far as children go, I do want more one day, but not right now," Briana says. "Those pesky pregnancy rumors keep popping up, but they’re just rumors. Maybe I’d like another child in 5-6 years down the line. And that’s that.”
As fans know, Bri's romance with Javi added fuel to the fire of her ongoing feud with Kailyn Lowry. So now that the relationship has come to an end, is the beef squashed?
Keeping It Positive
"As far as the altercation with Kail, I don’t foresee us having any further altercations during tapings of reunions I don’t care about any of the past drama and just want to continue sharing my story and keep it moving in a forward, positive direction," DeJesus tells us.
The Jenelle Situation
As for her most controversial co-star, Jenelle says she sees no reason why Jenelle Evans should be fired from Teen Mom 2.
“Everyone is asking about Jenelle and if she should be fired from the show," Bri says. "I don’t think she should be fired from the show and, in my OPINION, I don’t see her going anywhere.”
And, of course, we had to ask about the controversial, lengthy kiss that Bri's mother planted on her just before she headed to Miami for her surgery.
Makes Sense To Us
“As far as the kiss goes, my mother is crazy- lmao," Briana says. "But I understand where she was coming from. I was leaving for a major surgery and she was understandably nervous.” Hey, nothing wrong with a little parental affection. And as Teen Mom 2 reminds us just about every episode ... each family is different.