Once at home, Amy has a tough time transitioning to being a new mom.Ricky visits his newborn son and realizes he might enjoy fatherhood. Sort of ironic how her new job working at the hot dog counter really put a smile on her face, huh? , a teen drama that centers on relationships between families and friends dealing with the unexpected pregnancy of character Amy Juergens, portrayed by Shailene Woodley, ranked number one with ABC Family’s key demographic in its debut time slot versus cable television shows, and averaged 4 million total viewers per episode last summer.The baby is actually going to cost money and she’s actually going to have to take care of it herself. I feel like it handles it in a very mature and real life way as far as if a teenager got pregnant and how she would react.THE DEADBOLT: Do you think getting married at 15 is a good idea?
With the second season of The Secret Life of the American Teenager about to get underway, we had the opportunity to get a few minutes with young ABC Family star Shailene Woodley to get underneath the controversy behind the show and find out what she thinks about the heated debate and what she’d do if in Amy’s secret predicament.
No sex scenes here, and yet Ricky’s smooth-talking ways are nearly as sleazy as a one-night stand. Moreover, Amy finally learns the gender of her baby while her relationship with Ben is put to the test as she struggles with the decision to keep the baby or give it up for adoption.