Hometown Kentwood will embrace Jamie-Lynn Spears baby

December 27th, 2007 - 4:54 pm ICT by admin  

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Washington , Dec 27 (ANI): Though Jamie Lynn Spears has been severely panned for her teen pregnancy, theres still one quarter that supports the 16-year-old - her hometown.

The Zoey 101 stars hometown, Kentwood , continues to be a safe haven, as the people still love the actress as much as they did before the news of her pregnancy came out.

“We’ll embrace and love the baby, just as we’ve loved Britney and Jamie Lynn,” People quoted a close family friend, as saying.

Connie Brabham, a local gift shop owner and longtime friend of the Spears family said that it was commendable of the 16-year-old to go ahead with the baby.

” Kentwood respects Jamie Lynn because she could have quietly gotten an abortion but chose to have the baby, she said.

Brabham also said that people in Kentwood would always support the Spears sisters.

“This town has watched Britney and Jamie Lynn grow up, and we’re certainly not going to turn our back on them. Every family goes through hard times, and Britney and Jamie Lynn know Kentwood will always be here for them, she said.

She added that the girls mom Lynne Spears should not be judged on the basis of brokering a magazine deal in which the controversial pregnancy was announced.

“The word [of the pregnancy] was going to get out, anyway. Lynne was simply putting the story out on the family’s terms, doing what’s in her family’s best interests, she said. (ANI)

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