Briana DeJesus Opens Up About Daughter’s Recent Surgery

For the past few weeks, we’ve been writing a lot about Briana DeJesus and the fight she got into with Kailyn Lowry at the recent Teen Mom 2 reunion.

But this article is about something very different.

It’s about the fight Briana’s daughter appears to be in for her life.

The MTV personality opened up a little bit on Thursday about her one-year old daughter, Stella, having to undergo surgery.

“My poor little baby,” DeJesus wrote along with a frowny face, later responding to inquiries from followers and adding:

“Stressful stressful day but Stella is resting and that’s all that matters.”

Briana also shared a few photos (below) of her precious toddler before and after she went under the knife.

“It’s been a hectic day for me but she’s ok. She’s out of surgery,” Briana continued at one point, telling a concerned supporter:

“Will [have] a bigger update to everyone once I have her in my arms!” 

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Briana did not reveal in these social media messages exactly what problem Stella is facing and/or why she needed surgery at this time.

Back in September, however, DeJesus spoke to Radar Online about at least one health issue her daughter was very unfortunately born with.

“It’s been so hard dealing with Stella,” she said at the time. “She has some heart condition, she has holes in her heart. It’s been difficult dealing with Stella right now.

“We just have to monitor her breathing.”

In this instance, though, it sounds like something else was the matter with young Stella.

“She has septic arthritis,” DeJesus told Radar of Stella’s joint infection. “It’s common in kids.”

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According to Wikipedia, septic arthritis is the invasion of a joint by an infectious agent resulting in joint inflammation.

Symptoms often include redness, heat and pain in a single joint associated with a decreased ability to move the joint.

Briana also tells Radar that the infection is now under control, thanks to this new procedure, but it “could always come back.”

Elsewhere, DeJesus told Us Weekly that Stella had a fever of 104 degrees and, even after it stabilized, the infant had trouble “moving her left arm.”

A subsequent MRI revealed that Stella had fluid in her joints.

Briana was accompanied by her mother, Roxanne, at the hospital while waiting for the surgery to end.

(Stella’s father, Luis Hernandez was in New York City for the procedure. The couple split before Stella was born and he is not very involved in her life.)

But while Stella is now a healthy little girl again, “she could have possibly died,” DeJesus tells the tabloid, concluding with a message to all other mothers and fathers around the world:

I would tell parents to pay close attention and if something doesn’t look right, take your babies to get checked. I’m glad I did and that my baby is home, safe and recovering.

The reality TV star is also mom of Nova, 6, who she shares with former boyfriend Devoin Austin.


Kailyn Lowry and Briana DeJesus: Still Planning to Fight?!

Kailyn Lowry and Briana DeJesus have been feuding for nearly an entire year now, and things almost got physical at the taping of the Teen Mom 2 reunion back in May.

It was pretty intense, but it also happened three months ago.

Do Kailyn and Briana still hate each other? Are they still interested in resolving their issues by exchanging some blows?

Let's find out!

1. Come On, Ladies

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If you watched last week’s Teen Mom 2 special, or even if you just keep up with all the latest gossip, then you know about that fight that Kailyn and Briana got into with each other.

2. Oh Hey, Brittany!

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Well, the fight they got into with a special appearance from Briana’s sister, Brittany.

3. Fighting Words

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Although they’d been feuding for months after Briana started dating Javi, Kailyn’s ex-husband, Briana kicked things up a notch with a certain comment she made on Instagram.

4. So Rude

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In that comment, Briana alleged that Chris Lopez, the father of Kailyn’s third child, beats her in front of her children. It’s not hard to figure out why Kailyn had an issue with that.

5. Throwing Down

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So when everybody was gathered backstage, preparing to film the Unseen Moments special, Kail decided that she wanted to meet with Briana privately, without cameras, to talk things out.

6. Well …

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Except she pulled her hair back and put on some sneakers, so it seemed like she was expecting a little bit of action, too.

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Kailyn Lowry and Briana DeJesus Throw DOWN in Epic Teen Mom 2 Fight!

So Kailyn Lowry and Briana DeJesus have hated each other for a good while now … we're actually coming up on the one year anniversary!

They haven't been secretive or passive aggressive about their hatred, either, and you definitely know that if you've watched literally any episode from this season of Teen Mom 2.

But this week, MTV aired a special "behind the scenes" episode of some things that happened during the taping of the reunion back in May.

And it was INTENSE.

1. All This Over Javi?

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Kailyn and Briana were never really close or anything, but they quickly became enemies last fall when Briana started getting flirty with Kailyn’s ex-husband, Javi Marroquin.

2. Seriously, Over Javi?

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Kail and Javi had been over for a while at that point, but still, Kailyn thought it was inappropriate for Briana, her co-worker, to be getting with her ex, and that’s kind of fair, right?

3. Weird

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But in the beginning, Kail was upset because Javi took their son, and also her older son, on a “boy’s trip” to Disney World but conveniently left out the fact that Briana and her kids also came along on the vacation. And that’s also fair.

4. Too Much

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But after that, Kailyn and Briana officially decided they hated each other, and got into it on social media, through text messages, via Javi … it was just a lot.

5. Way, WAY Too Much

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At the taping of the last Teen Mom 2 reunion, the one from last September that we saw footage from this season, they got into a bit of a spat. Kail called Briana ratchet, Briana told her that she was just salty because she was hanging out with Javi.

6. Just Wait

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At the time, it was very dramatic and exciting. But we had not seen anything yet.

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Kailyn Lowry on Briana DeJesus Fight: It’s All Javi’s Fault!

Tonight's episode of Teen Mom 2 is one that fans have been anticipating for quite some time.

Reunion specials are generally considered to be the highlights of the season, but this one should really be a doozy, as we'll finally get to see the fight between Kailyn Lowry and Briana DeJesus.

Well, perhaps "fight" isn't the right word.

We'll get to see Kailyn and Briana very nearly come to blows on at least two separate occasions.

MTV keeps a lot of security on hand these days, which is good news for the cast, bad news for viewers who enjoy bloodshed.

But despite the fact that Kail and Briana were prevented from tearing each other's throats out, things still got awfully ugly.

And now, Ms. Lowry is offering some final thoughts before tonight's title bout:

1. Ready to Rumble

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According to reports from the set and audio released by MTV the first altercation began when Kail confronted Bri in her dressing room.

2. The Showdown

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Kail decided to have a chat with Briana away from the cameras and the studio audience, so that the two of them could work out their differences in private.

3. A Civil Discussion

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As you can see in this clip, the sit-down didn’t quite go according to plan, and Kail attempted to engage Bri in a physical fight.

4. Cutting to the Chase

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“Why don’t you tell me why you felt so comfortable commenting what you commented on Instagram?” Kail asked her rival at one point. “This isn’t about Javi [Marroquin], this isn’t about the show.

5. The Chris Conundrum

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“I want to know why you felt so comfortable to say some sh-t about my kids and Chris?” Lowry elaborated, referring to comments Bri made about her third baby daddy, Chris Lopez.

6. The Point of Contention

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Kail goes on to suggest that Bri crossed a line by dragging her family into the fight. “You don’t want me talking about your kids; you don’t want me talking about your mom …” she said at the time. Now, she’s elaborating on those comments.

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Kailyn Lowry vs. Briana DeJesus: INSANE Fight Audio Released!

We've known for quite some time that Kailyn Lowry and Briana DeJesus nearly came to blows on two separate occasions during the taping of the most recent Teen Mom 2 reunion special.

One of the altercations took place behind closed doors, and for months, we've been forced to rely on Kail and Briana's accounts of what went down in DeJesus' dressing room.

Now, however, the truth is out, thanks to some shocking audio obtained by the show's producers.

Things start off with Kailyn confronting Briana about comments the latter made on social media, and the situation quickly escalates from there.

It's not long before the argument gets heated to the point of near violence, forcing some security guards to really earn their paychecks.

Jump into the gallery below to see what we mean …

1. Let’s Talk

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Two innocent words that ignite one hell of a conflict. Kailyn proposed a civil chat, and Briana pretended to be on board for exactly that … though she must have known what was really in store.

2. A Sudden Change In Tone

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Kail immediately made the reason for her visit clear: She was pissed about comments Bri had been making on social media.

3. Not Happy

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“Why don’t you tell me why you felt so comfortable commenting what you commented on Instagram?” Kail asked her rival. “This isn’t about Javi [Marroquin], this isn’t about the show.

4. Off-Limits

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Kail then elaborated, revealing that she was referring to remarks Bri made about Kail’s kids and baby daddy: “I want to know why you felt so comfortable to say some sh-t about my kids and Chris [Lopez]?” she asked.

5. Chill, Kail

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Briana repeatedly told Kailyn to “relax,” which, of course, usually has the opposite effect on people who are already worked up. But we’re guessing she probably knew that at the time.

6. Who’s Less Insane?

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We had hoped that audio of the fight would help us to decide who’s really in the right, but in some ways, the situation is more complicated than ever. Listen to the clip now and decide for yourself who comes out on top …

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Briana Renee Fears for Her Life, Claims Ex Now Carries a Gun

Although Briana Renee’s divorce is so acrimonious that she left Little Women: L.A. to keep the court battle from spilling onto people’s television screens, we’re still learning unpleasant details.

According to court documents, Briana is still in fear of her disreputable ex.

And she says that she has good reason to — as he has allegedly taken to carrying a gun with him.

RadarOnline reports that, in a supplemental declaration filed last week, Briana admits that she is alarmed by and afraid of Matt Grundhoffer’s gun-toting.

There is more to it than that he apparently carries a gun.

She says that he has aimed that gun at himself. Given that she accuses him of having threatened to “kill everyone” in the house, himself included, this is very seriously.

Specifically, Briana says that he “pretends to aim and look down the barrel of the gun.”

The court document alleges that Matt will do this, “and state, ‘I am not afraid of anyone.’”

That declaration was filed on July 27. 

The two were scheduled to appear in Riverside County Superior Court on Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018.

That appearance was for a hearing on a permanent restraining order against Matt.

Records also show that they are both required to return to court for a mandatory settlement conference for their divorce.

For a split that started off being described as “amicable,” this has become everything but.

Long before Matt was ever allegedly carrying a gun, Briana says, she had reason to fear him.

She has accused him of verbal and physical abuse, which she says took place during his drinking binges.

“In August 2017,” Briana accuses in court documents. “Respondent (Grundhoffer) threatened to break down our bedroom door while I had it locked it in fear of him.”


Briana’s accusation continues: “He stated, ‘I am going to break down this f–king door!”

She has also accused him of punching walls.

The allegations against Matt extend beyond verbal and physical abuse — though those alone are more than enough cause for alarm.

Briana accuses her ex of exchanging messages involving bestiality and talk of an illegal sex act upon minor children, including Matt’s own 12-year-old son from a previous relationship.

These alleged sexually explicit messages are too disturbing to joke about.

Needless to say, the mentioning of Matt’s own son in these alleged conversations is the most disturbing. Sick fantasies are one thing, but that’s too close to home.

This all becomes more alarming when you look at a real-world accusation that has been leveled against Matt.

In June, Grundhoffer was accused of having sexually assaulted a minor in 2009.

The alleged victim was a patient of his at the Child Study and Treatment Center in the state of Washington, where he worked as a counselor.

The suit is aimed at State of Washington, the Department of Social and Health Services, and the Child Study and Treatment Center.

Though Grundhoffer is not being sued, the accusation that he carried out the alleged sexual assault may become relevant as Briana seeks a permanent restraining order.

For that matter, it may become relevant to their divorce.


Kailyn Lowry vs. Briana DeJesus Fight Details: What REALLY Happened at the Teen Mom 2 Reunion?

At this point, you're probably aware that Kailyn Lowry and Briana DeJesus "fought" at the taping of this year's Teen Mom 2 reunion show.

Now, as another season comes to an end and another reunion show approaches, new details are emerging about exactly what went down between the longtime rivals.

Did Kailyn and Briana really come to blows?

Was one of their castmates so disgusted by the escalating violence that she threatened to quit the show?

Is Bri's sister really the ultimate attack dog?

Join as we answer these questions and more in our breakdown of this long-awaited title fight.

1. Kail on the Side

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Sources say Kail had resolved to distance herself from the drama at the taping that took place back in May. Obviously, that was an unattainable goal.

2. Spilling the Tea

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Kail opened up about the events of the reunion on a recent episode of her Coffee Convos podcast, and as you may have guessed, things got seriously ugly.

3. The Showdown

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According to both reports from both women, Briana and Kailyn nearly came to blows on two separate occasions.

4. Backing Down

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The first such occasion saw Kailyn approach Bri and threaten her. But when the time came to “throw hands,” as Bri puts it, Kailyn simply wasn’t up to the task of socking one of her co-stars in the face … or so DeJesus says.

5. Growing Up?

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That’s a good thing, obviously, as violence that’s not in self-defense is generally something only crazy people resort to. Which is why producers keep Jenelle Evans around.

6. Round 2

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The Second time they came face-to-face, Briana reportedly attacked Kailyn. And this time, there was no backing down …

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Briana DeJesus vs. Ashley Jones: Teen Mom Feud EXPLODES on Twitter!

When the Teen Mom franchise first premiered on MTV, it focused on the relatable struggles of far-flung, mostly small-town young women as they faced the challenges of new motherhood.

These days, the show has taken on a very different tone, due in large part to how famous its stars have become.

Gone are the days when the OG moms and their successors struggled with finances and career frustrations.

As the ladies of Teen Mom became wealthy and well-known their financial and family issues gave way to a different sort of conflict as the stars began to publicly lock horns with another.

Briana DeJesus and Ashley Jones are the latest moms to clash on social media, and it's looking like we may be in for the franchise's most epic feud to date.

Here's what we know so far about this epic clash of the titans …

1. Innocent Beginnings

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It all started with a single tweet. On Saturday night, Briana sent this message out to the world: “I f-ckkkkkkkeddddd uppppppppp.”

2. Cryptic Words

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It’s still not quite clear exactly what Briana meant by that, but one fellow MTV star was quick to chime in with her interpretation.

3. Ashley Sounds Off

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“By f-cking Javi,” Teen Mom: Young and Pregnant star Ashley tweeted in reply to Briana’s mysterious remark.

4. Kail Gets Involved

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Naturally, Bri’s original rival, Kailyn Lowry, couldn’t resist expressing her approval of Ashley’s comments.

5. Talking Trash

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At first, Briana didn’t respond, so Ashley kept baiting her by clashing with fans who stepped in to defend DeJesus.

6. Making Herself Clear

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“I’m referring to her fuxking her co workers / friends ex husband,” Evans tweeted to one fan who dared to defend Bri. “Good try tho. I’m unbothered. Also. This tweet was to @_BrianaDejesus. Not you. Don’t like it. SCROLL.”

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Javi Marroquin vs. Briana DeJesus: INTENSE Fight Between Exes Revealed!

It's been seven months since Javi Marroquin and Briana DeJesus broke up, and a whole lot has changed since then.

For one thing, Javi is engaged to Lauren Comeau, and the couple is expecting a child together.

We think it's safe to say he's pretty much moved on from Briana, and we're sure she's done the same.

(She never seemed all that into him from the start, tbh.)

But this is the world of Teen Mom 2, where drama never dies.

And new details about Javi and Briana's most famous fight have revealed that the whole thing was much more intense than we thought:

1. The Happy Couple

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Javi and Briana weren’t together for very long. And they definitely weren’t able to maintain the facade of a happy relationship for very long.

2. A Surgical Breakup

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Javi and Briana’s relationship began to deteriorate after only a few weeks, but it didn’t come to an end until she headed for Miami for another round of plastic surgery.

3. Javi Drama

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Javi objected to the idea of the procedure, but Briana decided to go ahead with it anyway.

4. Forgot About Dre

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Javi hit the roof when he learned that Briana’s ex, Dre, would be taking care of her after her surgery.

5. Miami Fights

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The stuff hit the fan in South Beach, when Javi unexpectedly showed up to help nurse Briana back to health.

6. Aftermath

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Bri was very happy with the results of her cosmetic procedure. But she was less pleased about what transpired with Javi…

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Javi Marroquin: I Was Banging Kailyn, Briana & Lauren at the Same Time!

Do these kids ever let up?

All of the ladies of Teen Mom 2 have a lot of drama in their lives, but perhaps no one's love life is more complicated than Kailyn Lowry's.

We've known for quite some time that the exes briefly got back together, but now, Kail has finally copped to it on the show.

Needless to say, Briana DeJesus probably didn't love hearing it.

The bad news is, it looks as though all four parties (including Lauren Comeau) who are involved here are doomed to lives of non-stop drama.

The good news is, we get to watch it all unfold!

1. They Just Can’t Quit Each

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Javi and Kailyn have been off and on for years. But their latest hookup may have been motivated by revenge and jealousy.

2. The New Couple

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Bri and Javi didn’t date for very long, but their relationship carried consequences that are still reverberating months after their breakup.

3. The Rivals

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Kailyn and Briana flat-out hate each other, and as far as we can tell Bri went after Javi basically as a means of getting revenge on Kail.

4. The Timeline

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Earlier this season Kail admitted to hooking up with Javi. Fans had known about low-key reconciliation for quite some time, but Kail’s revelation complicated Javi’s love life in a big way.

5. Overlap

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Javi was involved with three different women in the span of just a few short weeks — and now it seems he didn’t bother dumping one before hooking up with the next.

6. Simpler Times Ahead?

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These days, Javi is engaged to Lauren Comeau, who is expecting his child. But that doesn’t mean the skeletons of his romantic past are content to remain buried.

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