Former ’16 and Pregnant’ Star Dead at 23
Former 16 and Pregnant star Valerie Fairman has died of an alleged drug overdose. She was 23.
Fairman appeared on the show when she was 15. Her daughter, Nevaeh Lynn, is now 7. The late reality star struggled with substance abuse.
Before her death, Fairman had checked into five different rehab treatment facilities inthe last 5 years.
An MTV spokesperson told PEOPLE: “We are saddened by the news of Valerie Fairman’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with her family at this time.”