Jamie Lynn Spears Says Zoey 101 Didn't End Because of Her Teen Pregnancy

Nickelodeon alum addressed rumors about the TV show on the 14th anniversary

By Jess Cohen 10 Jan, 2019 10:00 PMTags
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Jamie Lynn Spears is addressing rumors that Zoey 101 ended because of her first pregnancy.

The Nickelodeon alum took to Instagram this week to mark the 14th anniversary of the Zoey 101 premiere, sharing a video of the TV show's opening credits with her fans. "Are you ready? 14 years later...still a jam," Spears captioned the post, adding the hashtags #itdidNOTendbecauseofpregnancy and #contractwasfinished.

Spears, who became pregnant with her daughter Maddie at the age of 16, also responded to fans in the comments of the post.

"Oh wow you didn't quit because you were pregnant, you waited this long tell us," one social media user wrote.

"Nope," Spears replied. "I went home to finish high school and was going to pursue movies."

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Another fan asked Spears, "Would contract have been extended if not for pregnancy?"

Spears simply replied, "No."

Spears also took to her Instagram Story to share a series of pictures with the Zoey 101 cast.

"Seriously tho, so thankful for this show, and everyone who loved and supported it," Spears wrote alongside one cast photo. "I grew up on this show, so it was pretty much my childhood also. Love y'all."

"Honestly, since soooo many people keep asking us I'm just curious, how many of you would watch a reunion/reboot of Zoey?" Spears asked, posting a poll.

In response, 96 percent of people have voted yes, please!