Jan 2, 2016

MTV True Life: 'I Had My Cousins Baby"

There's nothing like falling in love with your soul. But what if that person is your family member? Since 1998 MTV's True Life has provided us with stories of struggles, hopes and dreams from young people and to kick off the new year, the network will tell the story of two young women who are pregnant by their first cousins.

Alexis, 20, is one of the two young ladies belong followed in the episode. Engaged to her cousin who has been in jail for five months for burglary, she is trying to get her family to help bail him out but when they learn she is six months pregnant with his baby they're reluctant to help.