“16 & Pregnant” Star Says Baby Daddy Assaulted Her
A star of the new season of “16 & Pregnant” is terrified of the father of her twins after a recent assault, TMZ reports.
Jennifer Del Rio, a 17-year-old set to appear on the TV series this month, has filed court documents in Hillsborough County, Florida, asking for a restraining order against 19-year-old baby daddy Josh Smith.
TMZ says the documents, filed in March, state Smith had been “harrasing [sic] and threatened [her], saying he will have [her] raped.”
Del Rio”s claim goes on to add, “[Smith] has attempted to kidnap children” and “due to [Smith"s] violence, [Del Rio] is frightened for her life and children”s life.”
Smith”s record isn”t pretty; TMZ reports he was arrested in November for domestic violence perpetrated against Del Rio. Smith was ordered to undergo an educational program and is still in the process of working through it.
In a video promo for the MTV show — available at TMZ — Smith is shown in handcuffs while Del Rio yells “say goodbye to your kids.”
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