A Single Mom On DACA Is One Of The Newest Cast Members On MTV’s New Season Of ‘The Real World
Did you know MTV still films “The Real World”? Yeah, we didn’t either. Turns out 27 years since they first aired the revolutionary reality TV show of “seven strangers picked to live in a house…to find out what happens … when people stop being polite … and start getting real,” the network has not stopped. Despite MTV’s viewership considerably different from back in the day, the network is still pumping out the show, but we’re actually looking forward to this season because of one cast member.
The new season of MTV’s “Real World” taking place in Atlanta includes a DACA beneficiary.
Meet Arely, a 21-year-old single mom from the Midwest. Arely is the youngest in the house and is the first “Real World” castmate to have Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals status.
Arely came to the U.S. from Mexico when she was a child with her parents and had a baby when she was 16.
According to her bio, “Arely became pregnant and began to realize the challenges of being a teen mom. She always imagined life as a registered nurse but found she was unable to take her nursing exam due to her status as a DREAMer. After years of hard work and sacrifice, Arely is ready for adventure and new opportunities.”
The new season airs June 13 on Facebook Watch and looks like things will get heated for Arely.
One of her roommates actually said to her that people should come to the U.S. legally to her face. Ugh! As if she had a choice.
Her problems are way more crucial to life than random hookups and barfing in the sink.
We will see how this season goes down, but it should be more fun to watch especially because viewers can have real-time reactions on social media.
Here’s more about Arely.
We’re rooting for you, girl!
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